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MLB Odds Betting - New York Mets Underdogs vs Astros at Houston

The Houston Astros host New York on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 80-53 mark against the 58-75 Mets in MLB betting odds action at Minute Maid Park.

Charlie Morton gets the call for the Houston Astros and he will try to build on a 10-6 mark. In the other dugout, Matt Harvey brings a 4-3 ledger to the game for the New York Mets as he tries to quiet the Astros bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Houston Astros as -188 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.7-4.6 win for the Astros. 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

The Houston Astros sport a record of 80-53 heading into this matchup, while the New York Mets sit at 58-75 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs New York injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 18 (Houston Astros) and the No. 24 (New York Mets) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Houston has baseball's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 9.89 hits per game. The New York Mets average 8.44 hits per game, good for No. 23 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Houston has the No. 10-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.

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, Saturday, September 2nd