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Matthew Boyd Tigers at Home vs Houston Astros in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Houston Astros pay a visit to Detroit on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Tigers bats in baseball betting action at Comerica Park.

The Detroit Tigers will turn to Matthew Boyd and his 4-5 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Houston Astros send Collin McHugh (0-0) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Detroit Tigers as 118 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 10.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.7-4.3 win for the Astros. 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

45-56 Detroit battles the Astros, currently with a 68-34 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Houston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 21 (Detroit Tigers) and the No. 1 (Houston Astros) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has baseball's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.88 hits per game. The Houston Astros average 10.21 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the list.

Detroit owns the No. 25 defense, allowing 4.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 5-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros enjoyed a 6-5 victory at the expense of the Tigers on Friday, with D Keuchel throwing 4 innings of 3-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games
  • Houston is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games on the road
  • Houston is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 13 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Detroit, Sunday, July 30th