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Detroit Tigers Face the Houston Astros Sunday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

Detroit Tigers


Houston Astros
Sunday, June 29, 2014 2:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Detroit Tigers dueling the Houston Astros on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

Houston sends Scott Feldman out against Drew Smyly for the Detroit Tigers in this game. Feldman is 3-5 with a 4.00 ERA on the season, while Smyly is 4-6 on the year and has a 3.19 ERA.

Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

Houston was a 115 moneyline underdogs 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.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-3.6 win for the Tigers on Sunday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.6-3.6 result in favor of the Tigers today. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

35-47 Houston battles the Tigers, currently with a 44-33 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Detroit injuries news.

The Houston Astros sit at No. 4 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Detroit Tigers sit at No. 28 on the same chart.

How Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Houston Astros No. 27 ranked offense (3.73 runs per game) against a Detroit Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 21 at 4.36 runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have been averaging 7.79 hits per game, less than the Detroit Tigers have managed so far this season (9.53 hits on average).

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.85 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 at home, scoring 3.79 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -166 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Max Scherzer fanned 13 Houston batters in the team's last outing, leading the Tigers to a 4-3 victory over the Astros at Minute Maid Park.

Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Detroit is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Houston
Houston is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Oakland, Monday, June 30th
Houston home to Seattle, Monday, June 30th