The Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs will face off from Wrigley tonight. All of the trends for this game can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The Astros are a last-place team looking to play consistent baseball down the stretch. They will give their youngsters a chance to play out the 2012 season and see what they can do over the last few months. They traded away a lot of their big guns and will be looking for these youngsters to step in and produce right away. On the mound tonight Houston will send Armando Galarraga was making his fourth start of the season. In his last two starts Colorado has given up 7 runs and walked 13 batters in 10 innings.
The Cubs have struggled for the majority of the season as well and will to be looking to stay out of last place. The Cubs have been equally awful on offense and pitching wise and the record certainly signifies that. Tonight they will send Jeff Samardzjia to the mound who has been pretty consistent his last seven starts. In those starts he has six quality starts, but the offense has struggled to give him a support.
We don’t really understand how the Cubs could be this much of a favorite in any game even when they’re playing the Astros. Take Houston as a value pick as an underdog on the moneyline tonight at best online sportsbooks.