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Astros open as moneyline underdog vs Diamondbacks

Arizona DiamondbacksHouston Astros
Aug 18, 7:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Houston Astros Odds

60-59TEAM RECORD39-81

Arizona pays a visit to Houston on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Astros bats in baseball action at Minute Maid Park.

The Astros will rely on Jordan Lyles to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Patrick Corbin will be his counterpart for the Diamondbacks. Jordan Lyles is 2-9 this season, and Patrick Corbin is 4-3.

View Arizona vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Astros as +155 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8.5.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Astros, most recently No. 16 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Diamondbacks, who rate a National League No. 9 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Houston's No. 13-rated National League offense, averaging 3.8 runs per game, against a Diamondbacks defense that ranks No. 8 in the National League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Astros have averaged 8.1 hits per game so far, less than Diamondbacks batters have averaged on the year (8.7 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Arizona owns the National League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.

Arizona won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Astros on August 17. Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks at -175 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Arizona got the job done in their last match in a 3-1 victory over Houston on Friday at Minute Maid Park behind starter Wade Miley.

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Houston are 10-0
After a win are 5-5

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Arizona are 1-9
After playing Arizona are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7

A few Diamondbacks at Astros trends to consider:
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Arizona is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Arizona's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games at home
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Arizona at Houston, Sunday, August 19

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