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Aug 9, 9:40 PM | GrassChase Field

Houston Astros vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

38-77TEAM RECORD62-53

The visiting Astros hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Chase Field against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Jason Marquis gets the call for the Arizona Diamondbacks and he will try to build on a 8-6 mark. In the other dugout, Jordan Lyles brings a 1-6 ledger to the game for the Astros as he tries to quiet the Diamondbacks bats.

View Houston vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Diamondbacks were listed as -179 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 9 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Diamondbacks rated this week at No. 13 and the Astros sitting at No. 14.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the National League's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 8.3 hits per game. The Astros average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the National League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the National League's No. 15-rated road mark, allowing 4.8 runs per game on the highway. Arizona, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 9-1 winner as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at +188 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Houston got the job done in their last match in a 9-1 victory over Arizona on Monday at Chase Field behind starter Wandy Rodriguez.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Astros at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Houston's last 22 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Arizona's last 12 games
Arizona is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Arizona's last 22 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games when playing Houston

Next up:
Houston at Arizona, Wednesday, August 10

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