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Detroit Tigers vs. Houston Astros

The Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Minute Maid Park.

Jordan Zimmermann will be the starting pitcher for the Tigers on this day. Right hander Zimmermann is 1-8 this season with a 6.66 ERA.

The Astros will counter Zimmermann with Gerrit Cole. Right hander Cole has a 2.87 ERA to go along with a 14-5 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Astros as -500-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total opened at 9.

In their last action, Houston was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at 445 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at 445 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team record: 38-86 SU
Detroit is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games

Team record: 81-47 SU
Houston is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
Houston is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Houston is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Detroit at Minnesota Friday, August 23
Houston home to Los Angeles Friday, August 23