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Miami Marlins Starter Dan Straily Out to Silence Houston Astros Bats in MLB Contest

The Miami Marlins will look to improve on a 14-22 record when they take on the Houston Astros, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Monday.

Joe Musgrove, with a record of 2-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Houston Astros, while the Miami Marlins trot Dan Straily to the mound in this one. He is 1-3 so far in 2017.

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 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.7-2.9 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 Miami Marlins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Marlins bring a 14-22 record to the battle against the 26-12 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Houston injuries news.

This game puts the Miami Marlins, most recently No. 25 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 4 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Houston Astros rank No. 3 at 9.34 hits per game. That compares with the Miami Marlins No. 6 ranking in that category.

Miami owns the No. 23 defense, allowing 4.36 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 2-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 10-strikeout performance from C Morton - will prevail again after their 10-7 victory against New York at Yankee Stadium.

The Marlins grabbed a win last time out, defeating R Dickey and the Braves 3-1 on Sunday at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Miami is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Miami is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games
  • Miami is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Miami, Tuesday, May 16th