Astros vs. Indians Prediction

Houston Astros vs. Cleveland Indians, 7/31/19 MLB Predictions & Odds

It was a pitching duel on Tuesday when the Houston Astros topped the Cleveland Indians. Can the Astros pitch their way past the Indians again today at 7:10PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

967 Houston Astros vs. 968 Cleveland Indians

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

7:10PM ET – Progressive Field

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, the Astros are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -145 to win. The Indians are listed with a money line of +125 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 10 runs. The public betting for the contest currently has 54 percent going on Houston on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Astros take opener

Houston won the series opener on Tuesday night with a 2-0 victory over the Tribe. The Astros are 69-39 overall, 31-24 on the road and 58-45 with the under. Jose Urquidy gets the start for Houston tonight. He is 1-0 on the season with 4.26 ERA.

Justin Verlander threw a gem on Tuesday night, striking out 13 over seven innings while giving up just two hits. He is now 14-4 on the year with a 2.73 ERA. Roberto Osuna got his 24th save of the year with a perfect ninth. At the plate, Jose Altuve had three hits and scored a run while Robinson Chrinos had two hits, with a solo home run.

Indians lose back-to-back

Cleveland had its four-game win streak come to an end on Sunday and the Tribe have now lost two straight after the loss to Houston last night. The Indians are 62-44 overall, 32-22 at home and 57-46 with the under. The Tribe have Zach Plesac on the mound today. He is 5-3 on the season with a 3.10 ERA.

Shane Bieber pitched well on Tuesday, but not as well as Verlander. He gave up just two runs over seven innings and had eight strikeouts. He took the loss to fall to 10-4 on the season. At the plate, Cleveland was held to just two singles. They came from Roberto Perez and Greg Allen.

MLB Betting Trends


The Astros are 5-1 in their last six road games and 10-2 in their last 12 games against a winning team.


The Indians are 12-3 in their last 15 games following a loss and 7-2 in their last nine home games.


Urquidy has been pitching very well over his last two starts, giving up just two runs over 13 innings. Plesac has also been locked in, allowing just two earned runs over his last 13 innings. Plesac has been steady at home, posting a 2.86 ERA over five starts. Give the Cleveland struggles at the plate last night, I would expect a stronger showing today. Houston’s bullpen will get tested more today and I think the Astros will continue to struggle with the Cleveland pitching.

MLB Prediction: Cleveland Indians +125


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