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Houston Astros Starter Mike Fiers Out to Silence Boston Red Sox Bats in MLB Contest

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Boston Red Sox dueling the Houston Astros on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.

It's a pitching duel between Mike Fiers for the Houston Astros (1-1 on the year) and Clay Buchholz for Boston Red Sox (0-1 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -120 for the Houston Astros in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Red Sox to win this game 5.3-4.0. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

5-12 Houston battles the Red Sox, currently with a 8-8 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Houston Astros and the No. 22-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Houston Astros and its No. 22-rated batting order, averaging 3.71 runs per nine innings, against the No. 4 line up of the Boston Red Sox at 5 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.17 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston rolled to a 6-2 win against Houston on Friday, as S Wright and the Red Sox' bats led the team to victory at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games
  • Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Houston, Sunday, April 24th