Astros at Tigers - 5/21/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Houston Astros (27-14) at Detroit Tigers (23-17)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 1:08 pm (Comerica Park)
S Feldman (3-4) (5.06) vs. D Price (3-1) (3.40)
The Line: Detroit Tigers -166 / Houston Astros +156 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-SW, FSN-DET
The Houston Astros and Detroit Tigers begin a four-game series Thursday night.
The Houston Astros look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Astros have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last eight games. The Astros have won 24 straight games when scoring more than three runs. Jose Altuve leads Houston with 52 hits and 24 RBI while Evan Gattis and Jake Marisnick have combined for 40 RBI. The Houston Astros have won six of their last eight games on the road. Scott Feldman gets the nod, and he’s 3-4 with a 5.06 ERA and 33 strikeouts this season. Feldman is 1-3 with a 7.34 ERA and 18 strikeouts in his career against the Tigers.
USA TODAY Sports
The Detroit Tigers look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Tigers have scored eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Tigers have won six straight games when scoring more than three runs. Ian Kinsler leads Detroit with 50 hits and 20 RBI while Miguel Cabrera and Yoenis Cespedes have combined for 53 RBI. The Detroit Tigers have split their last six home games. David Price takes the hill, and he’s 3-1 with a 3.40 ERA and 42 strikeouts this season. Price is 3-2 with a 2.92 ERA and 37 strikeouts in his career against the Astros.
The Astros are 7-2 in their last 9 games as a road underdog and 3-13 in Feldmans last 16 road starts. The Tigers are 3-7 in their last 10 games as a home favorite and 4-0 in Prices last 4 starts. The Astros are 2-9 in the last 11 meetings in Detroit and 4-11 in the last 15 meetings overall.
While the Astros are one of the better teams in baseball, this is Price against Feldman we're talking about. Take the Tigers and the runline to give your wager more value.