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Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

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

The match puts starter Matt Boyd for the Detroit Tigers on the hill facing Mike Fiers for the Houston Astros. Boyd brings a 1-3 mark to the game, while Fiers is 5-9 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Houston Astros as -185 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 4.8-2.5. 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

63-54 Houston battles the Tigers, currently with a 56-60 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Detroit injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Houston Astros rated this week at No. 8 and the Detroit Tigers sitting at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston Astros No. 11-rated offense, averaging 4.35 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers defense that ranks No. 27 at 4.79 in runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have averaged 8.08 hits per game so far, less than Detroit Tigers batters have averaged on the year (9.41 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 26-rated road mark, allowing 4.81 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit won a close affair on Saturday in their last outing, defeating Houston 4-2 in extra innings at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games
  • Houston is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Chicago, Tuesday, August 18th
Houston home to Tampa Bay, Monday, August 17th