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Detroit Tigers at Houston Astros Betting Lines and Pick

The Houston Astros will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Detroit Tigers pay a visit to Minute Maid Park.

For the Houston Astros, Mike Fiers gets the ball, charged with keeping the Detroit Tigers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Anibal Sanchez, 2-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Detroit Tigers were 118 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.0-4.0 result in favor of the Tigers. 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

4-8 Houston battles the Tigers, currently with a 7-3 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Detroit injuries news.

The Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Houston is rated No. 14 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston Astros No. 17-rated offense, averaging 3.83 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers defense that ranks No. 10 at 3.8 in runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have averaged 7.75 hits per game so far, less than Detroit Tigers batters have averaged on the year (10.4 hits per game).

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.5 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 at home, scoring 3 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers grabbed a win last time out, defeating C McHugh and the Astros 5-3 on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Kansas City, Tuesday, April 19th
Houston at Texas, Tuesday, April 19th