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MLB Betting Line Favors the Detroit Tigers over the Houston Astros

Houston Astros

vs

Detroit Tigers
Tuesday, May 06, 2014 7:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

The Houston Astros pay a visit to Detroit on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Tigers bats in baseball betting action at Comerica Park.

It's a pitching duel between Robbie Ray for the Detroit Tigers ( on the year) and Brett Oberholtzer for Houston Astros (0-5 so far).

Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Detroit was a -180 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.4-2.5 win for the Tigers on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 18-9 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 10-22 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Detroit Tigers at No. 4 and the Houston Astros at No. 30 heading into this contest.

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How Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 2 ranking for hits at 9.67 per game. By contrast, the Houston Astros are rated No. 29 in the same category at 7.19 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.08 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Tigers on May 5. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -257 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Houston didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Max Scherzer in a losing cause, 2-0, against Detroit on Monday.

Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Houston is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
Houston is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Detroit, Wednesday, May 7th

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