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Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Highlights MLB Odds Menu

Houston Astros

vs

Texas Rangers
Friday, April 11, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Globe Life Park on Friday as the host Texas Rangers battle the Houston Astros in baseball betting odds action.

The Texas Rangers will turn to Yu Darvish and his 1-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Houston Astros send Scott Feldman (2-0) to the hill.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Texas was a -229 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.4-2.5 win for the Rangers on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 4-5 record to the battle against the 4-6 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Houston injuries news.

The Texas Rangers sit at No. 9 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Houston Astros sit at No. 30 on the same chart.

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How Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

At the plate, Texas owns the No. 11 ranking for hits at 9 per game. By contrast, the Houston Astros are rated No. 29 in the same category at 6.4 per game.

Houston brings the No. 24-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 25-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Blue Jays on April 10. Bettors who backed the Astros at +180 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Astros grabbed a win last time out, defeating R.A. Dickey and the Blue Jays 6-4 on Thursday at Rogers Centre.

Texas lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Red Sox on April 9. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Texas suffered a 4-2 loss against Boston on Wednesday, as Robbie Ross wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Fenway Park.

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Texas, Saturday, April 12th