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Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers in MLB odds

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Aug 11, 2:10 PM | GrassMinute Maid Park

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Odds

67-50TEAM RECORD37-78

The Houston Astros battle the visiting Texas Rangers on Sunday in MLB betting action at Minute Maid Park.

The Astros will rely on Dallas Keuchel to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Martin Perez will be his counterpart for the Rangers. Dallas Keuchel is 5-4 this season, and Martin Perez is 4-3.

View Texas vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Houston was a +180 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 4-rated Rangers taking on the American League's No. 15-rated Astros in this contest.

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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).

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the American League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Texas won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Astros on August 10. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -215 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Texas looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 5-4 final on Saturday in support of Derek Holland at Minute Maid Park.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 8-2
After playing Houston are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 2-8
After playing Texas are 1-9
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 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at Houston, Monday, August 12

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