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|Detroit Tigers vs. Houston Astros|
The Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Minute Maid Park.
Justin Verlander will be the starting pitcher for the Tigers on this day. Righthander Verlander is 3-2 this season with a 1.83 ERA.
The Astros will counter Verlander with Philip Humber. Righthander Humber has a 7.58 ERA to go along with a 0-6 record this season.Last time out for Detroit, they were a 17-2 winner as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -196 were rewarded, while the 19 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Detroit has won 3 straight games.
Houston has lost 5 straight games.
Detroit: 18-11 SU
Houston: 8-23 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Washington are 8-1
After playing Houston are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
Houston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing LA Angels are 5-4
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
Detroit at Washington, Tuesday, May 7
Houston home to LA Angels, Tuesday, May 7