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Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros 05/06/2022 Game Analysis, Top Picks and Betting Predictions
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Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros 05/06/2022 – The Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros will meet on the grass at the Minute Maid Park on Friday evening for a matchup. This is the second installment in a four-game series between the two teams. The Detroit Tigers are languishing at the bottom of the AL Central pile, with a record of 8-16. The Houston Astros are in the second position of the AL West, with a record of 15-11, hot at the heels of the ruling Angels. The Tigers will be trying to set things straight after losing in the opener, but are predicted to win this one according to recent MLB betting trends.
Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros 05/06/2022
The Detroit Tigers are coming into this game after losing the first game of the series with a score of 3-2. Before that, the Tigers played against Pittsburgh in a doubleheader and split the win. The Detroit offense is led by Austin Meadows who has posted 23 hits so far, along with 11 RBIs. Meadows is currently batting at an average of .284. On Friday against the Houston Astros, the Detroit Tigers will be sending Beau Brieske to the mound. Brieske is 0-1 with a 3.60 ERA in this baseball season.
Players to watch: J. Schoop 2B (GP 23, AB 88, R 5, H 12, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 5, TB 17, BB 3, SO 19, SB 0, AVG 0.136, OBP 0.174, SLG 0.193, OPS 0.367, WAR -0.4), J. Candelario 3B (GP 22, AB 80, R 11, H 15, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 5, TB 23, BB 6, SO 19, SB 0, AVG 0.188, OBP 0.253, SLG 0.288, OPS 0.54, WAR -0.4).
The Houston Astros are brimming with confidence after winning in the series opener against Detroit. Before this pairing, the Astros faced the Seattle Mariners and won with a score of 7-2. The Houston offense is led by Michael Brantley who has posted 25 hits this season. Brantley is batting with an average of .281 in this current season. On the mound against the Detroit Tigers, the Houston Astros will be setting up Luis Garcia. Garcia is now 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA in this season alone.
Players to watch: K. Tucker RF (GP 25, AB 89, R 8, H 22, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 15, TB 38, BB 9, SO 20, SB 4, AVG 0.247, OBP 0.313, SLG 0.427, OPS 0.74, WAR 0.9), A. Bregman 3B (GP 25, AB 85, R 14, H 21, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 16, TB 38, BB 14, SO 14, SB 0, AVG 0.247, OBP 0.347, SLG 0.447, OPS 0.794, WAR 0.7).
Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Detroit’s last 18 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The Detroit Tigers will try their best to make amends for the loss in the first game but are very unlikely to do so. The Tigers are facing hard luck in road games which will be an advantage for Houston. MLB best bets today predict the Houston Astros to easily steal a win on Friday.
Score Prediction: Astros 6, Tigers 2.