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Brad Peacock faces Derek Holland in MLB odds action

Texas RangersHouston Astros
Aug 10, 7:10 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Odds

66-50TEAM RECORD37-77

The Texas Rangers will look to grab a road win when they take on the Astros in Houston at Minute Maid Park on Saturday in baseball odds action.

The match puts starter Derek Holland for the Rangers on the hill facing Brad Peacock for the Astros. Holland brings a 9-6 mark to the game, while Peacock is 1-4 to date on the season.

View Texas vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those going with the Astros in this one found them listed as moneyline underdogs of +178 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The total was hovering near 8 at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The Astros sit at No. 15 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rangers sit at an American League No. 4 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Houston's American League No. 13-ranked scoring average of 3.9 runs per game, against a Rangers offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Astros have averaged 7.9 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rangers hitters have managed (9 per nine innings).

Texas brings the American League's No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros' league No. 15-ranked defense.

In their last action, Texas was a 9-5 winner on the road against the Astros. Bettors on Texas at -184 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Rangers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Erik Bedard and the Astros 9-5 on Friday at Minute Maid Park.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Houston are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 2-8
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

A few Rangers at Astros trends to consider:
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games at home
Houston is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next up:
Texas at Houston, Sunday, August 11

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