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Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros

The Boston Red Sox and the Houston Astros will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Minute Maid Park.

The Red Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Nathan Eovaldi in this game. Eovaldi has a 12-9 record and a 3.64 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Luis Garcia who starts for the Astros. Right hander Garcia is 11-8 with a 3.47 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Astros as -141-moneyline favorites versus the Red Sox, while the game's total opened at 8.5.

Houston was a 5-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Red Sox. They won as -141 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at -141 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Boston:
Team record: 96-72 SU
Boston is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games

Houston:
Team record: 99-68 SU
Houston is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games
Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games

Next up:
Boston home to Houston Monday, October 18