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Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers

The Houston Astros and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Comerica Park.

Bud Norris will be the starting pitcher for the Astros on this day. Righthander Norris is 4-3 this season with a 3.40 ERA.

Starting this game for the Tigers will be Anibal Sanchez. The righthander has a 1.97 ERA to go along with a 3-3 record this season.

The Astros were a 12-7 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -140 on the moneyline, while the total score (19) was good news for OVER bettors.

The Tigers were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at +133 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Houston has lost 4 straight games.
Detroit has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Houston: 10-28 SU
Detroit: 20-15 SU

Houston most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Houston is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Detroit's last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games

Next up:
Detroit home to Houston, Tuesday, May 14