Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros 05/05/2022 Baseball Picks, Game Spread and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros 05/05/2022 – The Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros will meet at the Minute Maid Park On Thursday evening for some baseball action. The Detroit Tigers are in the fifth position of the AL Central, currently dominated by the Minnesota Twins, with a record of 8-15. The Houston Astros are in the second position of the AL West, closely at the heels of the ruling Angels, with a record of 14-11. The Astros will be trying to use their one up at home. But online betting MLB experts are foreseeing a win for the Detroit Tigers in this game.
Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros 05/05/2022
The Detroit Tigers are coming into this game after winning only two games out of their last 10 played and have scored eight runs in their last three games. The Detroit offense is led by Austin Meadows who has posted 23 hits along with 11 rib-eyes. Robbie Grossman and Miguel Cabrera have a combo of 37 hits and 14 ribbies this season. On the mound against the Houston Astros, the Detroit Tigers will be setting up Tarik Skubal. Skubal is currently 1-2 with a 3.05 ERA in this baseball season.
Players to watch: J. Schoop 2B (GP 22, AB 84, R 5, H 12, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 5, TB 17, BB 3, SO 17, SB 0, AVG 0.143, OBP 0.182, SLG 0.202, OPS 0.384, WAR -0.3), J. Candelario 3B (GP 21, AB 76, R 10, H 13, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 5, TB 20, BB 6, SO 18, SB 0, AVG 0.171, OBP 0.241, SLG 0.263, OPS 0.504, WAR -0.5).
The Houston Astros have won eight games out of their last 11 played and have scored 14 runs in their last three games. The Houston offense is led by Michael Brantley who has posted 24 hits so far and has also pocketed 9 RBIs this season. Kyle Tucker and Alex Bregman have a combo of 43 hits and 31 RBIs for the team. Against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the Houston Astros will be handing the ball to Jose Urquidy. Urquidy is currently 2-1 with a 5.95 ERA and is facing the Tigers for the first time in his career.
Players to watch: K. Tucker RF (GP 24, AB 86, R 8, H 22, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 15, TB 38, BB 8, SO 18, SB 4, AVG 0.256, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.442, OPS 0.758, WAR 0.9), J. Pena SS (GP 23, AB 83, R 14, H 19, 2B 3, 3B 1, HR 5, RBI 14, TB 39, BB 7, SO 22, SB 1, AVG 0.229, OBP 0.301, SLG 0.47, OPS 0.771, WAR 1.4).
Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Detroit’s last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston’s last 10 games.
Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The Houston Astros definitely have the home advantage in this game but might need to rethink their inexperienced starter for the game. The Detroit Tigers are doing much better on the plate as of now and thus predicted winners according to the latest MLB betting trends.
Score Prediction: Tigers 7, Astros 5.