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Detroit Sends Matt Boyd vs Collin McHugh in Houston Astros vs Tigers Game

The Detroit Tigers battle the visiting Houston Astros on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Comerica Park.

Houston puts its faith in starter Collin McHugh to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 7-6. Getting the ball for the Detroit Tigers is Matt Boyd, who owns a 1-2 record on the season with a 4.64 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Houston Astros were -115 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.4-4.3 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.

Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers bring a 54-48 record to the battle against the 55-46 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Houston injuries news.

This game puts the Detroit Tigers, most recently No. 24 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 3 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Detroit Tigers No. 13 ranked offense (4.65 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 at 3.98 runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have been averaging 9.18 hits per game, more than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).

Defensively, Houston features the No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.56 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 at home, scoring 4.82 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

L McCullers fanned 10 New York batters in the team's last outing, leading the Astros to a 4-1 victory over the Yankees at Minute Maid Park.

The Tigers enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Red Sox on Wednesday, with Michael Fulmer throwing 0.1 innings of 0-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 7-14 ATS in its last 21 games
  • Houston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Houston is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Houston is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • Detroit is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Detroit's last 17 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Detroit, Saturday, July 30th