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MLB Odds with Pick - Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers

Houston Astros


Detroit Tigers
Monday, May 05, 2014 7:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

The Detroit Tigers will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Houston Astros invade Comerica Park on Monday.

Max Scherzer gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 3-1 mark. In the other dugout, Jarred Cosart brings a 1-2 ledger to the game for the Houston Astros as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Houston Astros listed as underdogs of 234 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.5-2.7 win for the Tigers on Monday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.5-2.7 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.

Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers bring a 17-9 record to the battle against the 10-21 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Houston injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Detroit Tigers rated this week at No. 4 and the Houston Astros sitting at No. 30.

How Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Detroit Tigers No. 6-ranked scoring average of 5 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 28 and scoring 3.48 runs per game. The Tigers have averaged 9.81 hits per game to date this season, more than the Astros hitters have managed (7.32 per nine innings).

Houston brings the No. 29-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers's No. 9-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Houston was an 8-7 loser at home against the Mariners. Bettors on Seattle at -102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Houston suffered an 8-7 loss against Seattle on Sunday, as Collin McHugh wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Minute Maid Park.

The Tigers were a 9-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -126 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. Detroit looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Royals, a 9-4 final on Sunday in support of Justin Verlander at Kauffman Stadium.

Houston Astros vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games
Houston is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Houston is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Detroit is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Houston

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