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Brett Myers faces Colby Lewis in MLB odds action

Texas RangersHouston Astros
June 29, 8:05 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Odds

42-38TEAM RECORD28-52

Inter-league play resumes on Wednesday as the Astros take on the Rangers at Minute Maid Park in a key battle on the odds menu.

Brett Myers will take the mound for Houston, and he'll carry a 3-6 record into the contest. Colby Lewis gets the ball for Texas; he's 6-7 so far this season.

View Texas vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Astros as +125 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 15-rated Astros and the league No. 3-ranked Rangers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Houston and its National League No. 9-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 3 lineup of the Rangers at 4.7 runs per outing.

Defensively, Texas features the American League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the National League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

The Rangers were a 7-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -162 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Texas got the job done in their last match in a 7-3 victory over Houston on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park behind starter C.J. Wilson.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
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 when playing on the road against Houston
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
Texas is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home
Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
Houston is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Texas at Houston, Thursday, June 30

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