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Houston Astros Host Minnesota Twins in MLB Baseball Betting Action

MLB wagering interest swings to the Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros battle on Friday at Minute Maid Park as the Astros try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

It's a pitching duel between Charlie Morton for the Houston Astros (6-3 on the year) and Jose Berrios for Minnesota Twins (8-2 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Houston sat as -162 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 7.9-3.1 victory for the Astros. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

60-29 Houston battles the Twins, currently with a 45-43 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Houston Astros at No. 2 and the Minnesota Twins at No. 21 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Houston owns the No. 1 ranking for hits at 10.1 per game. By contrast, the Minnesota Twins are rated No. 15 in the same category at 8.68 per game.

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.38 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 at home, scoring 4.73 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to rebound from a loss to the Orioles, who beat them 11-5 on Sunday behind a start from U Jimenez at Target Field.

Houston routed Toronto on Sunday by a 19-1 score at Rogers Centre, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota's last 15 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Houston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 9 games
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Houston, Saturday, July 15th