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Houston sends Bud Norris vs Matt Cain in Astros vs Giants game

San Francisco GiantsHouston Astros
Aug 28, 8:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

San Francisco Giants vs Houston Astros Odds

71-57TEAM RECORD40-88

MLB wagering interest swings to the Houston vs San Francisco battle on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park as the Astros try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Houston hands the ball to starter Bud Norris in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-11 mark on the year. San Francisco counters with Matt Cain, who will try to quiet the fans and the Astros bats at the same time.

View San Francisco vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Giants were listed as 185 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Astros sit at No. 16 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Giants sit at a National League No. 4 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Houston has the National League's No. 16-rated offensive output, at 8 hits per game. The Giants average 9.1 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the National League list.

Houston owns the National League's No. 15 defense, allowing 5.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Francisco's National League No. 6-rated defense.

San Francisco lost its last outing, a 7-1 result against the Braves on August 26. Bettors who backed the Braves at +101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. San Francisco looks to rebound from a loss to the Braves, who beat them 7-1 on Sunday behind a start from Tim Hudson at AT&T Park.

Houston lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Mets on August 26. Bettors who backed the Mets at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Houston looks to rebound from a loss to the Mets, who beat them 2-1 on Sunday behind a start from Jeremy Hefner at Citi Field.

San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing San Francisco are 2-8
After playing NY Mets are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

A few Giants at Astros trends to consider:
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
San Francisco is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Houston is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next up:
San Francisco at Houston, Wednesday, August 29

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