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Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Houston Astros (101-53) and Arizona Diamondbacks (71-83) square off in the first of a two-game series on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park, at 8:10 PM ET. The Astros are coming off a series split with the Orioles, and the Diamondbacks a series loss to the Giants.

The Diamondbacks (+195 underdog moneyline odds) visit the Astros (-230). The Houston Astros will give the start to Lance McCullers Jr. (4-1, 2.38 ERA), who is looking for win No. 5 on the season, and the Diamondbacks will turn to Zach Davies (2-4, 4.03 ERA). The total in the game is 7.5 total runs.

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Astros vs. Diamondbacks Last 10 Games Betting Performance

Astros

  • Houston was favored on the moneyline for eight of its last 10 games, and went 5-3 in those matchups.
  • Over their last 10 matchups (all 10 of them had set totals), the Astros and their opponents combined to hit the over four times.
  • Houston has gone 6-4-0 against the spread over its past 10 games.

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Diamondbacks

  • In eight games over the last 10 matchups when set as the underdog by sportsbooks, Arizona has a record of 2-6.
  • In their last 11 games with a total, the Diamondbacks and their opponents have combined to hit the over two times.
  • Arizona has a record of 6-5-0 ATS over its last 10 games.
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Astros vs. Diamondbacks Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Lance McCullers Jr.

  • The Astros are 4-3-0 against the spread when McCullers starts.
  • The Astros have been the moneyline favorite in six of McCullers’ starts this season, and they went 5-1 in those matchups.
  • McCullers’ team is 5-2 in his seven starts.
  • McCullers’ team has fallen short of the total in each of his seven starts with a set total this season.

Projected starter: Zach Davies

  • When Davies starts, his team is 14-12-0 against the spread this season.
  • His team has won 42.1% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (8-11).
  • Davies’ team is 11-14 when he starts this season.
  • Games Davies has started this season hit the over nine times in 26 chances.

Astros Batting Leaders

  • Yordan Alvarez has put up a team-best batting average of .303, while leading the Astros in home runs (37).
  • In MLB action, Alvarez ranks fourth in homers and 11th in RBI.
  • Alvarez has safely hit in three games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .267 with five walks and two RBI.
  • Alex Bregman is hitting .262 with 38 doubles, 21 home runs and 84 walks.
  • Bregman ranks 52nd in homers and 20th in RBI among hitters in MLB play.
  • Kyle Tucker has racked up a team-best 104 runs batted in.
  • Jose Altuve is hitting .292 with 34 doubles, 26 home runs and 64 walks.

Diamondbacks Batting Leaders

  • Christian Walker is batting .237 this season with a team-high 36 home runs and 88 RBI.
  • Among all hitters in the majors, Walker’s home run total is seventh, and his RBI total is 22nd.
  • Walker has safely hit in two games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .263 with a double, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
  • Daulton Varsho has 120 hits and an OBP of .307 to go with a slugging percentage of .451 this season.
  • Varsho ranks 32nd among hitters in the big leagues in home runs, and 53rd in RBI.
  • Ketel Marte has 117 hits this season and a slash line of .242/.324/.411.
  • Marte takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .222 with two doubles, a home run, three walks and an RBI.
  • Josh Rojas leads Arizona in batting average (.263) this season while adding eight home runs and 50 RBI.

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