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MLB Odds Betting - Detroit Tigers Underdogs vs Astros at Houston

Minute Maid Park hosts an MLB battle between the Houston Astros and the visiting Detroit Tigers on Saturday.

Justin Verlander, with a record of 0-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Detroit Tigers, while the Houston Astros trot Collin McHugh to the mound in this one. He is 1-1 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Houston Astros in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -132 at BetOnline for Saturday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.6-3.9 win for the Astros on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston (4-7) will face the 6-3 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Detroit injuries news.

The Houston Astros sit at No. 14 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Detroit Tigers sit at No. 6 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Detroit Tigers rank No. 6 at 9.89 hits per game. That compares with the Houston Astros No. 18 ranking in that category.

Houston owns the No. 23 defense, allowing 3.91 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

D Keuchel shut down the Tigers in their last game, striking out 4 in a 1-0 shutout over Detroit in baseball action at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Houston, Sunday, April 17th