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Jordan Lyles faces Justin Germano in MLB odds action

Chicago CubsHouston Astros
Sep 11, 8:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Chicago Cubs vs Houston Astros Odds

55-86TEAM RECORD44-97

The Houston Astros will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Chicago Cubs invade Minute Maid Park on Tuesday.

The Astros will rely on Jordan Lyles to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Justin Germano will be his counterpart for the Cubs. Jordan Lyles is 3-11 this season, and Justin Germano is 2-5.

View Chi Cubs vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Astros as -115 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Astros - Cubs odds would favor the Cubs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Houston is rated No. 16 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 15 in the National League.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Cubs rank No. 15 in the National League at 8 hits per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 16 ranking in that category.

Houston owns the National League's No. 15 defense, allowing 5.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's National League No. 14-rated defense.

Chicago won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Astros on September 10. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 4-1 final on Monday in support of Chris Volstad at Minute Maid Park.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Cubs at Astros trends to consider:
Chi Cubs are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Houston
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
Houston is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games when playing Chi Cubs
Houston is 5-18 SU in its last 23 games

Next up:
Chi Cubs at Houston, Wednesday, September 12