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Minnesota Twins Starter Hector Santiago Out to Silence Houston Astros Bats in MLB Contest

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Minnesota and Houston on Wednesday, with the host Twins trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Minnesota Twins will rely on Hector Santiago to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while David Paulino will be his counterpart for the Houston Astros. Hector Santiago is 4-4 this season, and David Paulino is 0-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Houston Astros were -125 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 7.4-3.8 win for the Astros on Wednesday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota (26-22) will face the 37-16 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Houston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 17 (Minnesota Twins) and the No. 4 (Houston Astros) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Minnesota has baseball's No. 16-rated offensive output, at 8.52 hits per game. The Houston Astros average 9.3 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the list.

Minnesota owns the No. 21 defense, allowing 4.58 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 2-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros enjoyed a 7-2 victory at the expense of the Twins on Tuesday, with M Fiers throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Texas, Friday, June 2nd
Minnesota at Los Angeles, Thursday, June 1st

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