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    Eduardo Rodriguez’s Detroit Tigers (59-69) are underdogs on the moneyline (+110) against the Houston Astros (72-58), who are at -131, on Saturday as he looks to earn his 10th win of the season. The matchup starts at 6:10 PM ET. Houston’s Hunter Brown starts against Detroit’s Rodriguez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Tigers

    • Game Day: Saturday, August 26, 2023
    • Game Time: 6:10 PM ET
    • Location: Detroit, Michigan
    • Stadium: Comerica Park
    Astros vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -131 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Astros vs. the Tigers?

    • TV Channel: BSDET

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros are ninth in MLB action with 167 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
    • Houston is 14th in the majors with a .252 batting average.
    • The Astros rank 11th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • Houston strikes out 7.9 times per game, the fourth-fewest average in baseball.
    • The Astros have hit 92 homers away from home this season (1.4 per game).
    • Houston is slugging .426 with 3.2 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The team averages 8.8 hits per game and is batting .251 away from home this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker has 134 hits and an OBP of .370 to go with a slugging percentage of .516. All three of those stats are best among Houston hitters this season. He has a .291 batting average, as well.
    • Among qualified batters in MLB, he is 12th in batting average, 14th in on-base percentage, and 13th in slugging.
    • Alex Bregman is hitting .256 with 19 doubles, three triples, 20 home runs and 73 walks. He’s slugging .427 with an on-base percentage of .355.
    • Among all qualified hitters, he is 76th in batting average, 27th in on-base percentage and 81st in slugging percentage.
    • Yordan Alvarez has collected 80 base hits, an OBP of .380 and a slugging percentage of .541 this season.
    • Jeremy Pena is batting .253 with a .317 OBP and 43 RBI for Houston this season.

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers rank 24th in Major League Baseball with 131 home runs.
    • Detroit has a team batting average of just .235 this season, which ranks 26th among MLB teams.
    • The Tigers have an on-base percentage of .301 this season, which ranks 27th in the league.
    • Detroit ranks 21st with an average of 8.9 strikeouts per game.
    • In 63 games at home this season, they’ve hit 58 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • Detroit is slugging .383 in 63 home games this season.
    • In 63 home games this season, they have a batting average of .246 while averaging 8.3 base hits per contest.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Spencer Torkelson has accumulated a slugging percentage of .441 and has 111 hits, both team-best numbers for the Tigers. He’s batting .233 and with an on-base percentage of .315.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, he ranks 122nd in batting average, 104th in on-base percentage and 66th in slugging percentage.
    • Kerry Carpenter is batting .290 with 12 doubles, a triple, 20 home runs and 24 walks. He’s slugging .549 with an on-base percentage of .354.
    • Riley Greene is batting .293 with 18 doubles, four triples, 11 home runs and 33 walks.
    • Zach McKinstry has 17 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 36 walks while batting .241.

    Astros vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

    Hunter Brown (HOU) Pitcher Eduardo Rodríguez (DET)
    9 – 9 W/L 9 – 6
    128 IP 113
    4.57 ERA 3.03
    1.336 WHIP 1.080
    10.1 K/9 9.2
    2.9 BB/9 2.2

    Astros vs. Tigers Injury Updates

    • Astros: Grae Kessinger: 10 Day IL (Health and safety protocols), Phil Maton: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Luis Garcia: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Michael Brantley: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Tigers: Mason Englert: 15 Day IL (Hip), Matthew Boyd: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Meadows: 60 Day IL (Anxiety), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Manning: day-to-day (Undisclosed)

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