Astros and Giants meet to determine series winner

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San Francisco Giants (12-17, fourth in the NL West) vs. Houston Astros (16-14, second in the AL West)

Houston; Wednesday, 2:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Logan Webb (1-5, 4.82 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, 43 strikeouts); Astros: Framber Valdez (2-3, 2.54 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 37 strikeouts)

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FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLB LINE: Astros -176, Giants +149; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros and San Francisco Giants play on Wednesday with the winner claiming the three-game series.

Houston is 16-14 overall and 8-10 in home games. The Astros have a 7-11 record in games when they have given up at least one home run.

San Francisco is 12-17 overall and 5-10 in road games. The Giants are 9-5 in games when they scored at least five runs.

Wednesday's game is the third time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kyle Tucker has three doubles and five home runs for the Astros. Jeremy Pena is 13-for-39 with a double and three home runs over the past 10 games.

J.D. Davis has two doubles and six home runs for the Giants. LaMonte Wade Jr is 11-for-33 with two doubles, a triple and four home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 6-4, .222 batting average, 2.83 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs

Giants: 6-4, .251 batting average, 4.97 ERA, outscored by two runs

INJURIES: Astros: Luis Garcia: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jose Urquidy: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chas McCormick: 10-Day IL (back), Parker Mushinski: 15-Day IL (spine), Michael Brantley: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Lance McCullers Jr.: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jose Altuve: 10-Day IL (thumb)

Giants: Mike Yastrzemski: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Brandon Crawford: 10-Day IL (calf), Sean Manaea: day-to-day (knee), Mitch Haniger: 10-Day IL (oblique), Darin Ruf: 10-Day IL (wrist), Alex Wood: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Bryce Johnson: 7-Day IL (concussion), Roberto Perez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Luke Jackson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Thomas Szapucki: 60-Day IL (left arm), Luis Gonzalez: 60-Day IL (back), Austin Slater: 10-Day IL (elbow)


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