Astros Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 24, 2021

Posted By Staff on June 24, 2021

The Detroit Tigers (32-42) will look to Jonathan Schoop, who is currently on a two-game home run streak, when they play the Houston Astros (46-28). The Astros are the moneyline favorite (-205) for this matchup with the Tigers (+170), which begins at 7:10 PM ET on Thursday at Comerica Park. Houston has Luis Garcia starting things off, and Detroit counters Jose Urena.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of June 24, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Astros vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Garcia (HOU) Pitcher Ureña (DET)
5 – 4 W/L 2 – 7
70.1 IP 65.1
2.69 ERA 5.79
1.040 WHIP 1.590
10.2 K/9 5.6
2.7 BB/9 4.1

Astros Probable Starter Luis Garcia

  • Garcia gets the start for the Astros, his 13th of the season. He is 5-4 with a 2.69 ERA and 80 strikeouts in 70 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander last appeared on Saturday against the White Sox, when he went seven innings, allowing one earned run while giving up seven hits.
  • He will face off against a Tigers offense that ranks 20th in the league with 561 total hits (on a.230 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .380 (22nd in the league) with 80 total home runs (20th in MLB play).
  • The Astros are 3-6 in Garcia’s nine starts this season with Houston as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 24, 2021 at 2:15 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Stats vs Garcia

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Robbie Grossman 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Nomar Mazara 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Willi Castro 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Jonathan Schoop 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Akil Baddoo 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 3.000
Jeimer Candelario 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Tigers Probable Starter José Ureña

  • The Tigers will hand the ball to Urena (2-7) for his 14th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up seven earned runs in 4 1/3 innings pitched on Saturday in his last outing, a matchup with the Angels.
  • The Astros are batting .279 this season, first in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .458 (first in the league) with 100 home runs.
  • His team is 5-7 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 24, 2021 at 2:15 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Astros Stats vs Ureña

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Yuli Gurriel 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Martín Maldonado 3 .333 1 1 2 .333 1.666
José Altuve 3 1.000 3 0 1 1.000 3.667
Jason Castro 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Astros Betting Trends

  • The Astros score an average of six runs per game on the road compared to 5.5 per contest at home.
  • The Astros score the most runs in baseball (425 total, 5.7 per game).
  • The Astros have a 35-22 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 61.4% of those games).
  • Houston is 5-1 (winning 83.3% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -205 or shorter.
  • Houston has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 74 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 44 of those games (44-28-2).
  • Houston played nine of its last 10 games as a moneyline favorite, and won all of them.
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Tigers Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have scored the 24th-most runs in the league this season with 293 (4.0 per game).
  • They’ve scored 3.9 runs per game this season at home compared to an average of 4.1 per contest on the road.
  • The Tigers have entered the game as underdogs 64 times this season and won 28, or 43.8%, of those games.
  • Detroit is 4-11 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +170 or more on the moneyline.
  • So far this season, Detroit and its opponents have hit the over in 32 of their 73 games with a total.
  • In 10 games over the last 10 matchups when set as the underdog by oddsmakers, Detroit has a record of 6-4.

Astros Players to Watch

  • Yuli Gurriel has racked up a team-best 51 runs batted in.
  • Gurriel ranks 11th in hits (81), 11th in RBI (51), fourth in AVG (.328), ninth in OBP (.388), and 22nd in SLG (.518) among qualified batters in MLB action.
  • Gurriel brings a seven-game hitting streak into this game. Over that span he is batting .417 with two walks and three RBIs.
  • Carlos Correa has 19 doubles, 14 home runs and 37 walks while batting .298.
  • Correa ranks 17th in hits (78), 15th in AVG (.298), 10th in OBP (.387), and eighth in SLG (.531) among the qualified hitters in MLB.

Astros Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Carlos Correa 262 .298 53 14 43 .387 .918
Jose Altuve 261 .295 57 17 41 .366 .887
Yuli Gurriel 247 .328 36 10 51 .388 .906
Kyle Tucker 242 .273 43 13 44 .330 .842
Myles Straw 240 .254 30 2 25 .327 .652
Yordan Alvarez 232 .306 44 11 42 .366 .892
Michael Brantley 222 .356 36 4 30 .402 .925
Martín Maldonado 186 .167 20 5 19 .251 .536
Chas McCormick 117 .231 25 9 27 .291 .787
Jason Castro 57 .246 12 2 8 .386 .825

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Schoop is batting .276 with 15 home runs and 40 RBI. All three of those stats are tops among Detroit hitters this season.
  • Schoop’s 15 HR rank 25th among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Robbie Grossman has collected 61 hits this season and has an OBP of .339. He’s slugging .392 on the year.
  • Grossman does not rank in the top 25 in home runs and hits among qualified hitters in the majors.

Tigers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 268 .276 36 15 40 .330 .823
Robbie Grossman 263 .232 37 9 34 .339 .731
Jeimer Candelario 246 .264 29 4 19 .347 .721
Willi Castro 214 .224 30 6 25 .288 .652
Miguel Cabrera 203 .222 19 5 28 .287 .607
Akil Baddoo 151 .272 22 5 21 .364 .854
Nomar Mazara 135 .200 10 3 15 .273 .592
Harold Castro 129 .256 10 1 14 .304 .599
Eric Haase 111 .225 16 8 14 .283 .788
Jake Rogers 73 .219 9 3 9 .288 .726

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