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Tampa Bay Rays Face the Houston Astros Tuesday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The Houston Astros battle the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday in MLB betting odds action at Minute Maid Park.

For the Houston Astros, Scott Feldman gets the ball, charged with keeping the Tampa Bay Rays hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jake Odorizzi, 6-6 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Tampa Bay Rays before the first pitch in this match found them as 122 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-4.1 victory for the Astros. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston (64-55) will face the 59-59 Rays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Houston Astros and the league No. 13-ranked Tampa Bay Rays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Houston Astros No. 11-ranked scoring average of 4.34 runs per game, against a Tampa Bay Rays offense rated No. 25 and scoring 3.78 runs per game. The Astros have averaged 8.08 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rays hitters have managed (8.27 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Houston has the No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 9-2 final on Monday in support of E Ramirez at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Tampa Bay's last 12 games
  • Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Tampa Bay's last 11 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston's last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Houston, Wednesday, August 19th