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Detroit Tigers at Houston Astros Betting Lines and Pick

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

Justin Verlander gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Detroit Tigers on Saturday; he's 1-5 on the season. The Houston Astros, meanwhile, will counter with Collin McHugh, who will be looking to improve on his 13-6 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Houston was a -146 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 4.9-2.5. 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

The Houston Astros bring a 63-53 record to the battle against the 55-59 Tigers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Detroit injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 8-ranked Houston Astros and the No. 27-rated Detroit Tigers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Houston owns the No. 29 ranking for hits at 8.08 per game. By contrast, the Detroit Tigers are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.42 per game.

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.86 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 at home, scoring 4.58 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers were saddled with a loss last time out in A Simon's start, as they lost 5-1 against Houston on Friday at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
  • 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 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Houston, Sunday, August 16th