MLB Preview — Los Angeles Dodgers vs Houston Astros

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The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Minute Maid Park in an interleague contest.

The Dodgers will give the ball to starter Zack Greinke in this one. Right hander Greinke is 13-2 this season with a 1.63 ERA.

It’ll be Scott Kazmir toeing the rubber for the Astros in this contest. Left hander Kazmir is 6-8 with a 2.43 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Dodgers listed as 129-moneyline favorites versus the Astros, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.

Houston was a 3-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Dodgers. They won as -124 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Los Angeles lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Astros on August 21. Bettors who backed the Astros at -124 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Los Angeles:
Team record: 67-54
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
LA Dodgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers’s last 7 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers’s last 7 games when playing Houston

Team record: 67-56
Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games
Houston is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games at home

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Houston Sunday, August 23

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