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MLB Betting Line Favors the Houston Astros over the Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Astros in Houston at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Houston Astros will turn to Vincent Velasquez and his 0-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Colorado Rockies send Chris Rusin (2-1) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Houston sat as -155 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.8-4.6 victory for the Astros. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

37-28 Houston battles the Rockies, currently with a 28-35 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Colorado injuries news.

This game puts the Houston Astros, most recently No. 10 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Colorado Rockies, who rate a No. 14 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Houston Astros No. 8 ranked offense (4.29 runs per game) against a Colorado Rockies defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 30 at 4.92 runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have been averaging 7.88 hits per game, less than the Colorado Rockies have managed so far this season (9.19 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Houston has the No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 30 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 6-3 on Monday behind a start from Dallas Keuchel at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games on the road
  • Houston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado home to Houston, Wednesday, June 17th