Astros vs. Tigers Prediction
Justin Verlander will take on his old team tonight as the Houston Astros play at the Detroit Tigers. Will heavily favored Houston roll for a third straight win in the series and seventh in a row overall?
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Comerica Park at 7:10PM ET
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Astros dominate again
Houston scored in each of the first six innings Tuesday night in an 11-4 victory at Detroit to improve to 28-15 overall and 12-11 on the road. George Springer helped pace the offense as he finished 2-for-3 with a home run, two walks and three runs. Carlos Correa was 2-for-5 with a home run, a triple, two runs and three RBIs. Aledmys Diaz went 2-for-3 with a home run, a walk and three RBIs. Wade Miley picked up the win as he allowed four earned runs on seven hits over six innings, striking out five and walking two. Verlander enters tonight's start with a 6-1 record, 2.51 ERA and 0.82 WHIP with 68 strikeouts over 57 1/3 innings.
Carpenter crushed in loss
Detroit suffered an 11-4 home loss Tuesday night against Houston to fall to 18-22 overall and 9-10 at home. Ronny Rodriguez paced the Tigers offensively as he went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and three RBIs. JaCoby Jones was 1-for-3 with an RBI. Gordon Beckham ended the game 1-for-3 with a triple, a walk and a run. Ryan Carpenter took the loss as he gave up eight runs (seven earned) on nine hits with five strikeouts and three walks over four innings. Gregory Soto will start tonight for Detroit as he gave up seven earned runs on nine hits with one strikeout and two walks back on May 11 at Minnesota.
MLB Betting Trends
The Astros are 22-5 in the last 27 Verlander road starts. Houston is 67-32 in its last 99 road games.
The Tigers are 4-10 in their last 14 Wednesday games. Detroit is 1-4 in its last five home games.
Verlander. Astros. No-brainer. Next.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: HOUSTON ASTROS