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Minnesota Twins at Houston Astros Betting Lines and Pick

The Minnesota Twins pay a visit to Houston on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Astros bats in baseball betting action at Minute Maid Park.

The Houston Astros will turn to Mike Fiers and his 5-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Minnesota Twins send Kyle Gibson (5-7) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Minnesota Twins before the first pitch in this match found them as 178 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9.5 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 7.5-3.5 win 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

The Houston Astros sport a record of 61-30 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 46-44 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Houston Astros sit at No. 2 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Minnesota Twins sit at No. 21 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston Astros No. 1-rated offense, averaging 5.92 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 28 at 5.28 in runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have averaged 10.11 hits per game so far, more than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.67 hits per game).

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.45 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 at home, scoring 4.79 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 4-2 final on Saturday in support of E Santana at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Houston is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston's last 11 games
  • Houston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to New York, Monday, July 17th
Houston home to Seattle, Monday, July 17th