Minnesota Twins Starter Samuel Deduno Out to Silence Houston Astros Bats in MLB Contest

Houston Astros

vs

Minnesota Twins
Sunday, June 08, 2014 2:10 PM ET
Target Field

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Houston Astros dueling the Minnesota Twins on Sunday at Target Field.

The match puts starter Collin McHugh for the Houston Astros on the hill facing Samuel Deduno for the Minnesota Twins. McHugh brings a 4-3 mark to the game, while Deduno is 2-3 to date on the season.

Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Houston Astros were -102 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Twins to win this game 4.1-3.5. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota (29-31) will face the 27-36 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Houston injuries news.

This game puts the Minnesota Twins, most recently No. 22 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 4 in the latest survey.

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How Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Minnesota Twins and its No. 12-rated batting order, averaging 4.35 runs per nine innings, against the No. 26 lineup of the Houston Astros at 3.75 runs per outing.

Minnesota owns the No. 25 defense, allowing 4.35 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Houston, they were a 8-0 loser as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at -119 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Astros were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Minnesota staff and losing 8-0 to the Twins on Saturday at Target Field.

Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Arizona, Monday, June 9th
Minnesota at Toronto, Monday, June 9th

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