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Minnesota Twins Home to the Houston Astros in MLB Betting Odds Action

The Houston Astros will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Twins in Minnesota at Target Field on Monday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Collin McHugh, with a record of 7-8 on the season, gets the ball for the Houston Astros, while the Minnesota Twins trot Tyler Duffey to the mound in this one. He is 6-8 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Minnesota was a 130 moneyline underdogs 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 9.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.6-3.6 win for the Twins on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota (45-66) will face the 57-54 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Houston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 7 (Minnesota Twins) and the No. 19 (Houston Astros) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Houston Astros rank No. 24 at 8.29 hits per game. That compares with the Minnesota Twins No. 11 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Minnesota has the No. 28-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Astros own the No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston lost in extra innings against the Rangers on Sunday as Texas edged them 5-3 at Minute Maid Park.

The Twins grabbed a win last time out, defeating M Andriese and the Rays 6-3 on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games
  • Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Minnesota, Tuesday, August 9th