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Detroit Tigers Favored by -122 Against Houston Astros on Saturday

Comerica Park hosts an MLB battle between the Detroit Tigers and the visiting Houston Astros on Saturday.

The Detroit Tigers will rely on Kyle Lobstein to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Lance McCullers will be his counterpart for the Houston Astros. Kyle Lobstein is 3-4 this season, and Lance McCullers is 0-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Detroit was a -122 moneyline favorites 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.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.3-3.9 win for the Astros. A 5.3-3.9 result in favor of the Astros is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 26-17 record to the battle against the 27-16 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Houston injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 12-rated Detroit Tigers and the league No. 18-ranked Houston Astros, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 2 ranking for hits at 9.63 per game. By contrast, the Houston Astros are rated No. 30 in the same category at 7.56 per game.

Detroit owns the No. 10 defense, allowing 4.42 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 9-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston suffered a 6-2 loss against Detroit on Friday, as Collin McHugh wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Houston is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Houston's last 16 games on the road
  • Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Detroit is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing Houston
  • Detroit is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Detroit, Sunday, May 24th