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Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Highlights MLB Odds Menu

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

For the Detroit Tigers, Alfredo Simon gets the ball, charged with keeping the Houston Astros hitters off the base paths. He'll face Collin McHugh, 5-1 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Houston Astros were -102 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 5.5-3.8. 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

Detroit (25-17) will face the 27-15 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Houston injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros odds would favor the Tigers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 12 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Houston is at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has baseball's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 9.57 hits per game. The Houston Astros average 7.64 hits per game, good for No. 28 on the list.

Detroit owns the No. 10 defense, allowing 4.38 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 9-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston lost a tight one on Thursday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 6-5 score against Detroit at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Houston is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Houston's last 15 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing Detroit
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games at home
  • Detroit is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing Houston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Detroit, Saturday, May 23rd