Astros vs Tigers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – April 3, 2023

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The Houston Astros (2-2) will host the Detroit Tigers (0-3), Monday at 8:10 PM ET, in the first game of a three-game series. The Astros will give the start to Hunter Brown, and the Tigers will turn to Matthew Boyd.

The Astros are moderate favorites on the moneyline (-242) at home over the Tigers (+199). The over/under for the Astros-Tigers game is 8.

Astros vs. Tigers Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-242)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -113, Under: -107)

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When, Where, at What Time is Astros vs. Tigers

  • Game Day: Monday, April 3, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Stadium: Minute Maid Park

Astros Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jose Altuve 10-Day Injured List Thumb
Michael Brantley 10-Day Injured List Shoulder
Lance McCullers Jr. 15-Day Injured List Elbow
Blake Taylor 15-Day Injured List Elbow
Parker Mushinski 15-Day Injured List Back
Ryan Pressly Day-to-day Illness

Tigers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tyler Nevin 10-Day Injured List Oblique
Michael Lorenzen 15-Day Injured List Groin
Beau Brieske 15-Day Injured List Arm
Casey Mize 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Tarik Skubal 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Freddy Pacheco 60-Day Injured List Elbow

Last Time Out: Astros and Tigers

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats (2022)

The Astros were favorites in 150 games last season and won 104 (69.3%) of those contests. Last season Houston won 17 of its 25 games, or 68%, when favored by at least -242 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win by the Astros, based on the moneyline, is 70.8%. Games involving Houston went over the total set by oddsmakers in 63 of 175 chances last season. In 175 games with a spread last season, the Astros were 92-83-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yordan Alvarez 136 .306 (7) .416 (3) .613 (2) 6.6% (3) 18.9% (62) 15.5% (4)
Alex Bregman 156 .259 (63) .368 (20) .454 (44) 3.5% (54) 11.7% (8) 13.4% (10)
Kyle Tucker 152 .257 (66) .334 (53) .478 (22) 5.0% (14) 15.7% (27) 10.4% (39)
José Abreu 157 .304 (8) .380 (9) .446 (51) 2.2% (103) 16.2% (31) 9.4% (59)
Jeremy Pena 138 .253 (72) .289 (122) .426 (66) 4.0% (43) 24.4% (103) 4.0% (128)

Tigers Betting Records and Team Stats (2022)

The Tigers were underdogs in 137 games last season and came away with the win 53 times (38.7%) in those contests. Last year, Detroit won seven of 18 games when listed as at least +199 on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Tigers have a 33.4% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Detroit and its opponents hit the over in 65 of its 163 games with a total last season. The Tigers went 81-82-0 against the spread in their 163 games with a line set by sportsbooks last season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Javier Báez 147 .238 (100) .279 (127) .393 (98) 2.9% (75) 24.9% (107) 4.6% (126)
Jonathan Schoop 131 .202 (128) .241 (131) .322 (128) 2.2% (103) 21.0% (75) 3.9% (129)
Eric Haase 110 .254 (-) .307 (-) .443 (-) 4.0% (-) 27.6% (-) 7.1% (-)
Matt Vierling 117 .246 (-) .298 (-) .351 (-) 1.7% (-) 19.7% (-) 6.5% (-)
Riley Greene 93 .253 (-) .321 (-) .362 (-) 1.2% (-) 28.7% (-) 8.6% (-)

Astros vs. Tigers Picks and Predictions

We pick that the Astros will pick up the victory in this game, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-242). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up over the total (8 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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