Astros vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 13, 2021

Written By Staff on April 13, 2021

The Houston Astros (6-4) host the Detroit Tigers (4-6) on Tuesday at 8:10 PM ET. The Astros are favored on the moneyline () against the underdog Tigers (). Houston’s Jake Odorizzi gets the start against Detroit’s Matthew Boyd.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 13, 2021, 6:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Astros vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Odorizzi (HOU) Pitcher Boyd (DET)
0 – 0 W/L 1 – 1
0.0 IP 12.2
0.00 ERA 2.13
0.000 WHIP 1.110
0 K/9 7.1
0 BB/9 2.8

Astros Probable Starter Jake Odorizzi

  • Odorizzi will start for the Astros, his first this season.
  • The 31-year-old righty started and threw 3 2/3 innings when he last appeared on Thursday, Sept. 17 against the White Sox.
  • Odorizzi’s team was never favored on the moneyline a season ago in games he pitched.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 13, 2021 at 6:06 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Stats vs Odorizzi

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 34 .353 12 1 3 .421 .980
Nomar Mazara 11 .273 3 0 4 .385 .840
Niko Goodrum 10 .200 2 0 1 .273 .573
Jeimer Candelario 10 .100 1 0 1 .375 .575
Robbie Grossman 10 .200 2 0 0 .385 .585
Harold Castro 9 .222 2 0 0 .222 .444
JaCoby Jones 8 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Victor Reyes 5 .200 1 0 1 .167 .367
Willi Castro 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Wilson Ramos 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 1.000

Tigers Probable Starter Matthew Boyd

  • Boyd will take to the mound for the Tigers, his third start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Wednesday, when he threw seven innings, giving up three earned runs while allowing seven hits against the Twins.
  • His team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re underdogs on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 13, 2021 at 6:06 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Astros Stats vs Boyd

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Michael Brantley 16 .312 5 0 2 .353 .665
Martín Maldonado 10 .100 1 0 0 .100 .300
José Altuve 8 .250 2 1 2 .250 .875
Alex Bregman 7 .143 1 0 0 .143 .286
Aledmys Díaz 7 .286 2 1 1 .286 1.000
Carlos Correa 6 .333 2 0 1 .429 .929
Yuli Gurriel 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jason Castro 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Astros Betting Trends

  • Last season the Astros had the No. 14 offense in MLB action scoring 4.7 runs per game (279 total runs).
  • The Astros finished 25-17 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 59.5% of those games).
  • When it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -200 or shorter, Houston had a record of 14-4 (77.8%).
  • Houston combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 28 times last season for a 28-27-3 record against the over/under.
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Tigers Betting Trends

  • The Tigers were underdogs in 48 games last season and won 17 (35.4%) of those contests.
  • Detroit had a record of 7-8 in games where bookmakers had them as underogs of at least +170 on the moneyline.
  • Detroit and its opponents hit the over in 23 of their 53 games with a total last season.

Astros Players to Watch

  • Carlos Correa hit five home runs while slugging .383 last season.
  • Correa did not rank among the top hitters in the majors among qualified batters in MLB.
  • Michael Brantley hit .300 a season ago with 51 hits.
  • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Brantley’s .300 BA ranked 23rd, and his .476 SLG ranked 11th.

Astros Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Yuli Gurriel 211 .232 27 6 22 .274 .658
Kyle Tucker 209 .268 33 9 42 .319 .831
Carlos Correa 201 .264 22 5 25 .320 .703
Jose Altuve 192 .219 32 5 18 .286 .630
Michael Brantley 170 .300 24 5 22 .364 .840
Alex Bregman 153 .242 19 6 22 .346 .797
Martín Maldonado 135 .215 19 6 24 .350 .728
Myles Straw 82 .207 8 0 8 .244 .500
Jason Castro 80 .188 8 2 9 .293 .668
Aledmys Díaz 58 .241 8 3 6 .254 .737

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Jeimer Candelario finished with a .297 average, seven home runs and 29 RBI last season.
  • Candelario did not rank among the top hitters in baseball among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Renato Nunez slugged 12 homers and finished with 31 RBI.
  • Nunez did not rank among the top hitters in baseball among qualified hitters in the majors.

Tigers Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Victor Reyes 202 .277 30 4 14 .315 .706
Renato Núñez 195 .256 29 12 31 .324 .816
Jeimer Candelario 185 .297 30 7 29 .369 .872
Robbie Grossman 166 .241 23 8 23 .337 .819
Jonathan Schoop 162 .278 26 8 23 .324 .799
Niko Goodrum 158 .184 15 5 20 .263 .598
Wilson Ramos 142 .239 13 5 15 .297 .684
Nomar Mazara 136 .228 13 1 15 .295 .589
Willi Castro 129 .349 21 6 24 .381 .931
JaCoby Jones 97 .268 19 5 14 .333 .848

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