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Houston Astros take on Twins in baseball test

Houston AstrosMinnesota Twins
Aug 4, 2:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Odds

36-73TEAM RECORD47-60

Minnesota will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Houston Astros pay a visit to Target Field.

Minnesota sends Michael Pelfrey out against Brad Peacock for the Astros in this game. Pelfrey is 4-9 with a 5.31 ERA on the season, while Peacock is 1-3 on the year and has a 8.44 ERA.

View Houston vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Twins, most recently No. 14 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Astros, who rate an American League No. 15 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 11-rated American League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Astros defense that ranks No. 15 in the American League at 5.3 in runs allowed per game. The Twins have averaged 8.3 hits per game so far, more than Astros batters have averaged on the year (7.9 hits per game).

Defensively, Houston features the American League's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.8 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the American League at home, scoring 4.3 runs per game.

In their last action, Houston was a 6-4 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at -156 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Astros endured a 6-4 loss at the hands of the Twins on Saturday, with Erik Bedard throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Target Field.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Astros at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
Houston is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Houston is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing Minnesota
Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Houston
Minnesota is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Minnesota's last 21 games

Next up:
Houston home to Boston, Monday, August 5
Minnesota at Kansas City, Monday, August 5

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