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MLB Odds with Pick - Tampa Bay Rays vs Houston Astros

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Houston and Tampa Bay on Sunday, with the host Astros trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Doug Fister will take the mound for the Houston Astros, and he'll carry a 12-8 record into the contest. Chris Archer gets the ball for the Tampa Bay Rays; he's 7-17 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Houston was a -131 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 4.1-3.0. 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 (68-61) will face the 54-74 Rays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game puts the Houston Astros, most recently No. 11 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Tampa Bay Rays, who rate a No. 7 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Houston has baseball's No. 12-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Tampa Bay Rays average 8.12 hits per game, good for No. 26 on the list.

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 21-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.73 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 at home, scoring 4.19 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 6-2 on Saturday behind a start from D Keuchel at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Tampa Bay's last 21 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Houston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Houston's last 12 games
  • Houston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Boston, Monday, August 29th
Houston home to Oakland, Monday, August 29th