Sports Betting Odds & Free MLB Predictions: Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks

Sports Betting Odds & Free MLB Predictions: Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks

Astros: 72-46 (39-21 V)
Diamondbacks: 66-52 (39-22 H)
When: 3:40 PM ET, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Where: Chase Field, Phoenix, Arizona
TV: MLB Network, AT&T SportsNet-Southwest, FSN Arizona

The Houston Astros may possess the top record in the American League but they are looking to break out of a deep swoon when they visit the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday afternoon.

Houston was blanked 2-0 by the Diamondbacks in the opener of a four-game, home-and-home series for its sixth setback in seven contests during its eight-game road trip and 12th in 16 overall games.

The Astros' batters combined for 12 strikeouts on Monday and were 0-for-3 with runners in scoring position. All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve, who leads the AL with a .361 batting average, struck out a season-high three times in the defeat.

Arizona's victory was just its third in nine games as it remained even with Colorado for the two National League wild-card spots. Ketel Marte went 2-for-4 with an RBI double on Monday and has reached base for the Diamondbacks in each of his last 14 contests.

Astros RH Brad Peacock (10-1, 3.07 ERA) The 29-year-old settled for a no-decision in his last turn despite allowing one run and seven hits over 6 1/3 innings against the Chicago White Sox.

Diamondbacks LH Anthony Banda (1-2, 4.60) The 24-year-old has registered 16 strikeouts and issued five walks in 15 2/3 innings while liming opposing batters to a .241 batting average.

Mybookie Sportsbook has the Astros favorites at 120-moneyline with the total sitting at 9½.

MLB Runline Odds at BetOnline the Astros were favored by -1½ (+140)

Pitching Matchup:
Astros: RH Brad Peacock (10-1, 3.07 ERA)
Diamondbacks: LH Anthony Banda (1-2, 4.60)

Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Sports Betting Odds

Gm# Team
Opener
971 Houston - Peacock
-121
972 Arizona - Banda
+110
  Total

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The Astros will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Brad Peacock in this game. Peacock has a 10-1 record and a 3.07 ERA this season.

Peacock's opponent in this one will be Anthony Banda. The Diamondbacks left hander has a 4.59 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.

Houston Astros vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Sports Betting Odds & Trends

Houston:
Houston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Houston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games

Arizona:
Arizona is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Houston home to Arizona Wednesday, August 16

Free MLB Predictions: Houston 5, Arizona 3 at Bovada

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anthony banda - arizona diamondbacks - brad peacock - houston astros - jose altuve

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