MON 5/27 | 2:10 PM EDT | MINUTE MAID PARK
The Houston Astros will be going for their second consecutive series win when they take on the Chicago Cubs in the first game of their three-game interleague series on Monday afternoon.
Normally Picking against Houston at home is foolishness, nonetheless it’s conceivable to play the Cubs in this spot. Cubs are averaging 6.3 runs per game on the road this year, they are one of the hottest team in this majors at this time. Scoring 5.9 in the last week compared to the 3.3 average of the Astros, who will be minus George Springer and Jose Altuve. Houston starter Gerrit Cole is usually soild, however he was hammered for six runs versus the White Sox last time on the mound. For the time being, Cole Hamels has controlled Houston batters, holding Monday’s lineup to 16-of-98 lifetime hitting (.163). The value is on the Chicago Cub.
*CHI. CUBS +165