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    Christian Vazquez will try to notch his 100th hit of the season (he has 99) when his Houston Astros (90-50) square off against the Detroit Tigers (53-86) on Monday at 6:40 PM ET. The Astros are favored (-208) over the Tigers (+174). Framber Valdez starts for Houston, and Eduardo Rodriguez is Detroit’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Tigers

    • Game Day: Monday, September 12, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
    • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    • Stadium: Comerica Park
    Astros vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -208 7.5

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros rank fifth-best in baseball with 183 total home runs.
    • The Astros rank 13th in the majors with a .244 batting average.
    • The Astros’ .319 on-base percentage is eighth-best in baseball.
    • Astros batters strike out 7.4 times per game, the second-fewest strikeouts in baseball.
    • The Astros average 1.3 homers per road game this season (89 total away from home).
    • The Astros have a .406 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .239.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Alex Bregman is batting .266 with 35 doubles, 21 home runs and 80 walks.
    • Among all qualified batters in MLB, Bregman’s batting average ranks 54th, his on-base percentage ranks 10th, and he is 28th in slugging.
    • Bregman hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .308 with a double, a home run, seven walks and four RBI.
    • Yordan Alvarez leads Houston with 117 hits and an OBP of .399 this season.
    • Among qualifying batters, Alvarez’s batting average places him 18th, his on-base percentage sixth, and his slugging percentage third.
    • Alvarez takes a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is batting .235 with two doubles, a home run, five walks and an RBI.
    • Kyle Tucker has 121 hits this season and has a slash line of .259/.334/.476.
    • Jose Altuve has an OPS of .890, fueled by an OBP of .375 and a team-best slugging percentage of .515 this season.
    • Altuve brings a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .263 with a home run, four walks and an RBI.

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers rank last in Major League Baseball with just 88 home runs as a team.
    • The Tigers’ .231 batting average ranks 25th in the league this season.
    • The Tigers have an OBP of just .287 this season, which ranks 29th in MLB.
    • The Tigers rank 21st in strikeouts per game (8.7) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 40 homers, an average of 0.6 per game, in 69 home contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .347 in home games this season with 150 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 7.7 base hits per game and batting .238 as a team at home this season.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Javier Baez has put up a team-high OBP (.273) and slugging percentage (.371), while leading the Tigers in hits (110).
    • Including all qualified hitters in MLB, Baez ranks 120th in batting average, 134th in on-base percentage and 121st in slugging percentage.
    • Harold Castro is batting .273 with 19 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 16 walks.
    • Jeimer Candelario is hitting .205 with 15 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 26 walks.
    • Willi Castro is hitting .240 with 17 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 14 walks.

    Astros vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

    Valdez Rodriguez
    26 GS 12
    14-5 W-L 3-4
    2.64 ERA 4.13
    170.2 IP 61.0
    60 BB 25
    161 SO 50

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