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Baltimore Orioles vs Houston Astros Betting Preview

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Aug 1, 7:05 PM | GrassCamden Yards

Houston Astros vs Baltimore Orioles Odds

36-70TEAM RECORD59-49

The Houston Astros will look to grab a road win when they take on the Orioles in Baltimore at Camden Yards on Thursday in baseball odds action.

Jordan Lyles gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Astros on this day; he's 4-4 on the season. The Orioles, meanwhile, will counter with Bud Norris, who will be looking to improve on his 6-9 mark.

View Houston vs Baltimore Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors were +-280 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Orioles sit at No. 10 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Astros sit at an American League No. 15 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Astros rank No. 15 in the American League at 7.9 hits per game. That compares with Baltimore’s No. 3 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Houston features the American League's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.7 runs per game. Baltimore, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 in the American League at home, scoring 4.6 runs per game.

Houston was a 11-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Orioles. They won as +230 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. Houston ran up the score in their last game on Wednesday, jumping to a lead and resulting in a 11-0 victory against Baltimore.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a win are 0-10

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-9
Before playing Seattle are 8-2
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Astros at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games on the road
Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Houston is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
Houston is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing Baltimore
Baltimore is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Houston
Baltimore is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games
Baltimore is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Houston at Minnesota, Friday, August 2
Baltimore home to Seattle, Friday, August 2