Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Minnesota Twins

vs

Houston Astros
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 2:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

The Houston Astros will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Minnesota Twins pay a visit to Minute Maid Park.

The Houston Astros will rely on Brett Oberholtzer to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kyle Gibson will be his counterpart for the Minnesota Twins. Brett Oberholtzer is 4-7 this season, and Kyle Gibson is 10-9.

Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Minnesota Twins before the first pitch in this match found them as 110-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4-3.6 result in favor of the Twins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston (50-70) will face the 53-65 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Minnesota injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Houston Astros and the league No. 20-ranked Minnesota Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Minnesota Twins rank No. 19 at 8.49 hits per game. That compares with the Houston Astros No. 29 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.33 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 3.92 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 10-4 loser as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at -140 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Twins endured a 10-4 loss at the hands of the Astros on Tuesday, with Yohan Pino throwing 4 1/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota's last 12 games
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games on the road
Houston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games at home
Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Kansas City, Friday, August 15th
Houston at Boston, Thursday, August 14th