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Minnesota Twins at Houston Astros Betting Lines and Pick

The visiting Minnesota Twins hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to pick up a win at Minute Maid Park against the Houston Astros.

Dallas Keuchel gets the call for the Houston Astros and he will try to build on a 16-6 mark. In the other dugout, Tyler Duffey brings a 2-1 ledger to the game for the Minnesota Twins as he tries to quiet the Astros bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Houston Astros in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -240 at BetOnline for Sunday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.7-4.1 victory for the Astros. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston (74-62) will face the 70-65 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Houston Astros and the No. 11-rated Minnesota Twins in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Houston Astros No. 11 ranked offense (4.32 runs per game) against a Minnesota Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 20 at 4.39 runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have been averaging 8.15 hits per game, less than the Minnesota Twins have managed so far this season (8.32 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the No. 27-rated road mark, allowing 4.88 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when E Santana struck out 11 batters in 3-2 victory on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • Minnesota is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Monday, September 7th
Houston at Oakland, Monday, September 7th

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