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JA Happ Astros at Home vs San Diego in MLB Clash

San Diego PadresHouston Astros
April 15, 8:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

San Diego Padres vs Houston Astros Odds

5-7TEAM RECORD4-9

The San Diego Padres will look to grab a road win when they take on the Astros in Houston at Minute Maid Park on Friday in baseball odds action.

The Astros will turn to JA Happ and his 1-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Padres send Aaron Harang (2-0) to the hill.

View San Diego vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Astros as -117 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting started to move the line.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 8 ranked National League offense (4.3 runs per game) against a Padres defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 1 in the National League at 3.4 runs allowed per game. The Astros have been averaging 9.3 hits per game, more than the Padres have managed so far this season (6.8 hits on average).

Houston owns the National League's No. 14 defense, allowing 5.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's National League No. 1-rated defense.

Last time out for San Diego, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at -109 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Padres were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Houston staff and losing 1-0 to the Astros on Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing San Diego are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 5-5
After a win are 2-8

A few Padres at Astros trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Diego's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games when playing at home against San Diego
Houston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston's last 13 games

Next up:
San Diego at Houston, Saturday, April 16

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