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Houston Astros Host Minnesota Twins in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Houston Astros host Minnesota on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 61-29 mark against the 45-44 Twins in MLB betting odds action at Minute Maid Park.

It's a pitching duel between Joe Musgrove for the Houston Astros (4-7 on the year) and Ervin Santana for Minnesota Twins (10-6 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Minnesota Twins were listed as 143 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 0.5 before betting started earlier on Saturday over at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 8.1-2.7 result in favor of 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

61-29 Houston battles the Twins, currently with a 45-44 mark. 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. 2-rated Houston Astros and the league No. 21-ranked Minnesota Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Minnesota Twins rank No. 17 at 8.64 hits per game. That compares with the Houston Astros No. 1 ranking in that category.

Houston owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 5.97 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 29-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to awaken their bats in this one, after they were struck out 10 times by C Morton in their last outing, a 10-5 setback against Houston at Minute Maid Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Houston, Sunday, July 16th