Astros vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, April 3, 2023

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Astros vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, April 3, 2023

MLB Predictions

Entering Monday’s matchup with the Houston Astros (2-2), the Detroit Tigers (0-3) are on a three-game losing streak. The contest starts at 8:10 PM ET on SportsNet SW with the Astros listed as -233 favorites, while the are +190 underdogs who may be heading for a fourth straight defeat.

Houston’s Hunter Brown gets the start, and he’ll go against Detroit’s Matthew Boyd.

Astros vs. Tigers Odds

  • Astros odds to win: -233
  • Tigers odds to win: +190
  • Spread: Astros -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, April 3, 2023
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet SW

Who Will Win Astros vs. Tigers?

Astros and Tigers Betting Trends (2022)

The Astros were the moneyline favorite 149 total times last season. They went 103-46 in those games.

When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -233 or shorter last year, Houston had a record of 23-8 (74.2%).

The Tigers were underdogs 136 times last season and won 53, or 39%, of those games.

Detroit had a record of 7-14, a 33.3% win rate, when it was set as the underdog by +190 or more by oddsmakers last season.

The Astros played in 174 games with a set over/under, and combined with their opponents to go over the total 62 times (62-100-12).

The Tigers and their opponents hit the over in 61 of their 162 games with a total last season.

Astros Stats & Insights (2022)

Last season the Astros were the eighth-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.5 runs per game (737 total).

Houston averaged 1.3 home runs per game to rank fourth in MLB with 214 total home runs last season.

The Astros had the 13th-ranked batting average in the majors (.247).

The club struck out 7.3 times per game, the second-best average in baseball.

The Astros pitching staff ranked third in MLB last season with a collective 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings.

Houston’s 2.89 team ERA ranked second across all MLB pitching staffs.

Tigers Stats & Insights (2022)

The Tigers were among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking last with just 556 total runs (3.4 per game) last season.

Detroit hit just 110 homers last season, which ranked last in the league.

The Tigers ranked 25th in MLB with a .231 team batting average.

Detroit had the 21st-ranked strikeouts per game rate (8.7) among MLB offenses.

The Tigers averaged the 25th-most strikeouts per nine innings (7.6) in the big leagues last season.

Detroit had the 21st-ranked ERA (4.06) in the majors last season.

Astros Key Players to Watch (2022)

Brown gets the call to start for the Astros, his first this season.

Last season, Yordan Alvarez hit .306 with 37 home runs and 97 RBI.

Alex Bregman collected 142 hits, posted an OBP of .367, and a .454 SLG.

Kyle Tucker drove in 107 runs while batting .257 last season.

Jose Abreu hit .304 with an OBP of .380, and a slugging percentage of .446.

Tigers Key Players to Watch (2022)

The Tigers will send out Boyd for his first start of the season.

Javier Baez put up a batting average of .238, with 17 home runs and 67 runs batted in last season.

Jonathan Schoop hit .202 with 23 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 20 walks.

Eric Haase hit .254 last season with 17 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 25 walks.

Matt Vierling had 12 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 23 walks while batting .246.

Astros and Tigers Injuries

Astros: Jose Altuve: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Michael Brantley: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Lance McCullers Jr.: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Parker Mushinski: 15 Day IL (Spine), Blake Taylor: 15 Day IL (Elbow)

Tigers: Tyler Nevin: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Beau Brieske: 15 Day IL (Arm), Michael Lorenzen: 15 Day IL (Groin), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Astros vs. Tigers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Astros 7, Tigers 1
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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