The Houston Astros and the San Francisco Giants will meet for the first game of their series from Houston. All odds for this game are updated at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Astros will likely finish with the worst record in baseball this season and are 1-9 in their last 10 games. They are an eye-popping 36.5 games back in the NL Central and are truly playing for next season. Tonight on the mound they will send Bud Norris who hasn’t won a game since June. He is pitching to a 5.19 ERA in 131 innings of work.
The Giants are in the thick of the playoff battle and on top of their division. They are 7-3 in the last 10 games and have a two full game lead over the Dodgers in the National League West. They will send their ace Matt Cain to the mound tonight. Cain is a Cy Young candidate who has allowed just 143 hits in 174 innings of work.
Houston is 8-21 in their last 29 home games, 8-45 in their last 53 games overall, and 3-13 in Norris’ last 16 starts. San Francisco is 5-2 in their last seven games overall, 5-2 in their last seven games against the NL Central, and 8-3 in Cain’s last 11 road starts. San Francisco is 1-4 in their last five games in Houston.
The Giants are huge favorite in this game and to be honest we aren’t we surprised it isn’t larger. Give us the Giants as moneyline favorites at home at the best sports books.