Cleveland; Saturday, 6:10 p.m. EDT
LINE: Astros -159, Guardians +136; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros aim to keep a three-game win streak alive when they play the Cleveland Guardians.
Cleveland has gone 27-22 at home and 54-52 overall. The Guardians are 15-5 in games when they hit two or more home runs.
Houston is 70-38 overall and 36-21 in road games. The Astros have gone 41-15 in games when they record eight or more hits.
Saturday's game is the sixth meeting between these teams this season. The Astros are up 4-1 in the season series.
LAST 10 GAMES: Guardians: 5-5, .233 batting average, 4.70 ERA, outscored by nine runs
Astros: 6-4, .265 batting average, 2.30 ERA, outscored opponents by 25 runs
Astros: Aledmys Diaz: day-to-day (finger), Kyle Tucker: day-to-day (illness), Jason Castro: 60-Day IL (knee), Blake Taylor: 60-Day IL (elbow), Michael Brantley: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Josh James: 60-Day IL (lat), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-Day IL (forearm)