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Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros in MLB Betting Odds

Minnesota Twins


Houston Astros
Monday, August 11, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

The Houston Astros get a visit from the Minnesota Twins in MLB baseball betting action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Brad Peacock gets the call for the Houston Astros and he will try to build on a 3-8 mark. In the other dugout, Tom Milone brings a 6-3 ledger to the game for the Minnesota Twins as he tries to quiet the Astros bats.

Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Minnesota Twins were listed as -109 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4-3.6 win for the Twins on Monday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4-3.6 result in favor of the Twins today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros sport a record of 49-69 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 52-64 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Minnesota injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 21-rated Houston Astros and the league No. 20-ranked Minnesota Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Houston has baseball's No. 19-rated offensive output, at 8.05 hits per game. The Minnesota Twins average 8.47 hits per game, good for No. 19 on the list.

Houston owns the No. 27 defense, allowing 3.93 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 25-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Minnesota was a 6-1 winner on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Minnesota at +163 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Minnesota rolled to a 6-1 win against Oakland on Sunday, as Philip Hughes and the Twins' bats led the team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Rangers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at +133 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Houston looks to rebound from a loss to the Rangers, who beat them 6-2 on Sunday behind a start from Nick Martinez at Minute Maid Park.

Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games
Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games on the road
Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games at home
Houston is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Houston, Tuesday, August 12th