Detroit Tigers at Houston Astros - 4/13/21 MLB Picks and Prediction
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Houston Astros (6-3) vs Detroit Tigers (3-6)
Game Info: Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 8:10 pm (Minute Maid Park)
Jake Odorizzi (0-0) (0.00) vs Matthew Boyd (1-1) (2.13)
Betting Odds: Houston Astros -175 / Detroit Tigers +161 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros face off on Tuesday in an American League showdown at Minutemaid Park.
On Monday it was the Tigers that were a low to pull the upset coming away with the 6-2 victory. The Tigers had 12 hits and they never looked back as they crises to the victory.
The Tigers have had some issues this season but just when they were counted out seeemd to be when they took off. On Monday they easily could have scores more if they would have done a better job with runners in scoring position. In this game getting out to the fast start will be helpful in earning another victory.
The Astros have looked good this season but they have lost three games in a row. As of late the offense hasn’t been popping and if they want to win this game they need to get more harreew across the plate.
Pitching of the Tigers is Matthew Boyd who comes into this game with a 2.13 ERA in 12.2 innings pitched.
On the mound for the Astros will be Jake Odorizzi who will be making his first start of the season after spending the last few years with the Minnesota Twins.
Tigers are 18-56 in their last 74 games as a road underdog. Tigers are 16-50 in their last 66 road games with the total set at 7.0-8.5. Tigers are 21-69 in their last 90 vs. a team with a winning record. Tigers are 3-9 in the last 12 meetings in Houston. Under is 3-1-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Boyd has looked good this season and he will get the job done in this game. The Astros will struggle to score and the Tigers will win.