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New York Mets vs Houston Astros MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The Houston Astros will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the New York Mets pay a visit to Minute Maid Park.

Houston hands the ball to starter Brad Peacock in this one and he'll try to improve on his 10-2 mark on the year. New York counters with Seth Lugo, who will try to quiet the fans and the Astros bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Houston sat as -215 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-3.4 win for the Astros on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

80-53 Houston battles the Mets, currently with a 58-75 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs New York injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Houston Astros at No. 18 and the New York Mets at No. 24 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Houston Astros No. 1 ranked offense (5.53 runs per game) against a New York Mets defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 27 at 5.14 runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have been averaging 9.89 hits per game, more than the New York Mets have managed so far this season (8.44 hits on average).

Defensively, New York features the No. 25-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.32 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 at home, scoring 4.77 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mets were saddled with a loss last time out in J deGrom's start, as they lost 7-2 against Cincinnati on Thursday at Great American Ball Park.

Houston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rangers, a 5-1 final on Thursday in support of C McHugh at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • NY Mets is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Houston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Houston, Sunday, September 3rd