Astros take 3-game losing streak into matchup with Tigers

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Detroit Tigers (4-6) vs. Houston Astros (6-4)

Houston; Tuesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Tigers: Matthew Boyd (1-1, 2.13 ERA) Astros: Jake Odorizzi (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

LINE: Astros favoured by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros enter the game as losers of their last three games.

The Astros went 20-8 on their home field in 2020. Houston hit .240 as a team last year while averaging 8.0 hits per game.

The Tigers finished 11-20 in road games in 2020. Detroit pitchers had a WHIP of 1.43 last year while striking out 7.4 hitters per game.

The teams meet for the first time this year. Detroit leads the season series 1-0.

INJURIES: Astros: Justin Verlander: (elbow), Framber Valdez: (finger), Andre Scrubb: (shoulder), Austin Pruitt: (elbow), Enoli Paredes: (right side), Josh James: (hip), Pedro Baez: (right shoulder).

Tigers: Spencer Turnbull: (covid-19 protocol), Julio Teheran: (shoulder), Rony Garcia: (abdominal strain), Miguel Cabrera: (left biceps).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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