Houston; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
LINE: Astros -231, Red Sox +188; over/under is 8 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Red Sox will attempt to keep their three-game win streak alive when they visit the Houston Astros.
Houston has a 67-38 record overall and a 33-17 record at home. The Astros have a 38-15 record in games when they record at least eight hits.
Boston has a 53-52 record overall and a 27-25 record on the road. The Red Sox have hit 102 total home runs to rank ninth in the AL.
Wednesday's game is the sixth meeting between these teams this season. The Red Sox are ahead 4-1 in the season series.
LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 4-6, .238 batting average, 3.68 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
Red Sox: 5-5, .232 batting average, 4.00 ERA, outscored by seven runs
Red Sox: Rob Refsnyder: 10-Day IL (knee), Eric Hosmer: day-to-day (neck), Kike Hernandez: 60-Day IL (hip), Chris Sale: 15-Day IL (finger), Trevor Story: 10-Day IL (hand), Matt Strahm: 15-Day IL (wrist), Matt Barnes: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Michael Wacha: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Tyler Danish: 15-Day IL (elbow), Rich Hill: 15-Day IL (knee), Josh Taylor: 60-Day IL (back), James Paxton: 60-Day IL (elbow)