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MLB Odds Betting - Philadelphia Phillies Underdogs vs Astros at Philadelphia

Houston Astros


Philadelphia Phillies
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Citizens Bank Park

MLB wagering interest swings to the Houston Astros vs Philadelphia Phillies battle on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park as the Phillies try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Dallas Keuchel, with a record of 10-7 on the season, gets the ball for the Houston Astros, while the Philadelphia Phillies trot Kyle Kendrick to the mound in this one. He is 5-11 so far in 2014.

Houston Astros vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Houston Astros were listed as -106 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.6-3.5 victory for the Phillies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Philadelphia Phillies bring a 49-63 record to the battle against the 47-65 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Houston injuries news.

The Philadelphia Phillies sit at No. 29 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Houston Astros sit at No. 25 on the same chart.

How Houston Astros vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Philadelphia Phillies No. 25-ranked scoring average of 3.82 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 19 and scoring 3.94 runs per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.43 hits per game to date this season, more than the Astros hitters have managed (8.02 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 27-rated road mark, allowing 4.68 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros were a 6-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at +155 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Houston rolled to a 6-1 win against Toronto on Sunday, as Scott Feldman and the Astros' bats led the team to victory at Minute Maid Park.

Philadelphia was a 4-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Nationals. They lost as +140 underdogs, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. Philadelphia didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Stephen Strasburg in a losing cause, 4-0, against Washington on Sunday.

Houston Astros vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
Houston is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Philadelphia's last 21 games
Philadelphia is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games at home
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Philadelphia, Wednesday, August 6th