Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Betting Matchup Report
Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Odds
The Houston Astros will look to grab a road win when they take on the Tigers in Detroit at Comerica Park on Tuesday in baseball odds action.
It's a pitching duel between Doug Fister for the Tigers (4-1 on the year) and Lucas Harrell for Houston (3-3 so far).
Bettors looking to side with the Tigers in this matchup found them as -280 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 1-rated Tigers and the league No. 14-ranked Astros, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Detroit's American League No. 1-ranked scoring average of 5.4 runs per game, against a Astros offense rated No. 12 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 10.4 hits per game to date this season, more than the Astros hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).
Defensively, Houston features the American League's No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.5 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the American League at home, scoring 6.3 runs per game.
Houston lost its last outing, a 7-2 result against the Tigers on May 13. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -310 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Houston looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 7-2 on Monday behind a start from Anibal Sanchez at Comerica Park.
Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few Astros at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Houston
Houston at Detroit, Wednesday, May 15