Houston heads to the windy city for a date with the Chicago Cubs tonight. Dallas Keuchel takes the mound for the Astros while Matt Garza will go for the Cubs. Check MLB odds at Top Bet sportsbook.
Chicago currently is in fourth place in the NL Central, 16 games back of the Cardinals for first place. Matt Garza gets the nod tonight, he enters with a 1-1 record and 4.98 ERA and 1.22 WHIP. In his last start in New York against the Mets, he pitched seven innings giving up just three hits while striking out five in the process. He did not earn the win however as his bullpen blew the lead, late. On the road this season he has pitched 22 innings giving up 15 hits and eight earned runs. In the month of June he has a 6.39 ERA however. As a team, the Cubs are 14-20 on the road and have won just four of their last ten.
Dallas Keuchel gets the nod for Houston tonight as he enters 4-3 with a 4.39 ERA this season. He has won three of his last four decisions, going 6 1/3 innings in his last start giving up four hits and two earned runs while walking two. His last road start in Seattle, Keuchel surrendered seven hits in six innings and gave up an earned run. Houston remains comfortably in last place in the AL West and are 13-21 on the road this season. They have won six of their last ten however.
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