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Struggling Teams Do Battle: Tigers Vs. Astros

The Detroit Tigers will be looking to defeat the Houston Astros for the second time in this series at 4:05 p.m. ET today.

The Tigers are listed at the favorites with a moneyline at -118. The Tigers will also be looking to extend a three-game win streak against the AL West’s top team.

In Game 1 of the series the Astros last 6-2 on the road against the Tigers. Detroit were the +103 favorites in that game. The games total hit the PUSH, as it was set at 8.

Houston is 7-3 straight up over their last ten games and 11-5 straight up on the road.

Lance McCuller will be the starting pitcher for Houston. McCullers will be making only his second start in the majors. In his debut he allowed one run, three walks and struck out five batters over 4 2/3 innings. He posted a 1.93 ERA in that game.

Kyle Lobstein will take the mound for Detroit. The lefty is 3-4 this season with a 4.29 ERA. His last time on the field he pitched 6 2/3 in a quality start. He recorded a notable 13 ground ball outs in the game. Houston tends to struggle against lefties.

After hitting a PUSH with a total set at 8 last game, the total has been moved up to 8.5 total runs. It is worth noting that Houston has hit the over in 11 of their last 16 road games.

This series will continue tomorrow at 1:05 p.m. ET.

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