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Minnesota Twins take on the Houston Astros with Odds and Betting Pick

Minnesota Twins


Houston Astros
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

Minute Maid Park hosts an MLB battle between the Houston Astros and the visiting Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.

The match puts starter Yohan Pino for the Minnesota Twins on the hill facing Collin McHugh for the Houston Astros. Pino brings a 1-4 mark to the game, while McHugh is 4-9 to date on the season.

Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Minnesota Twins listed as underdogs of 118 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.1-3.5 result in favor of the Twins. 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 bring a 49-70 record to the battle against the 53-64 Twins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 21-ranked Houston Astros and the No. 20-rated Minnesota Twins in this matchup.

How Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

The game also pits Houston Astros No. 21-rated offense, averaging 3.92 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 25 at 4.5 in runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have averaged 8.06 hits per game so far, less than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.5 hits per game).

Houston owns the No. 27 defense, allowing 3.92 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 25-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota was a 4-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Astros. They won as -110 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Minnesota got the job done in their last match in a 4-2 victory over Houston on Monday at Minute Maid Park behind starter Tom Milone.

Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

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

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Houston, Wednesday, August 13th