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Derek Holland Rangers at Home vs Houston in MLB Clash

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June 20, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The Rangers will be trying to slam their rivalsl from the other league on Monday, as the Houston Astros visit in inter-league play at Rangers Ballpark.

The Rangers will turn to Derek Holland and his 5-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Astros send JA Happ (3-8) to the hill.

View Houston vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Houston before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-160-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 9.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rangers rated this week at No. 3 and the Astros sitting at No. 15.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has the American League's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Astros average 9 hits per game, good for No. 4 on the National League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the National League's No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Houston was a 1-0 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Astros were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Los Angeles staff and losing 1-0 to the Dodgers on Sunday at Dodger Stadium.

The Rangers were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -103 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Texas didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to Atlanta on Sunday at Turner Field.

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Astros at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Houston's last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Texas
Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games at home
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas' last 8 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games when playing Houston

Next up:
Houston at Texas, Tuesday, June 21

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