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|Houston Astros vs. Texas Rangers|
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Wednesday when the Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers meet at Rangers Ballpark.
The Astros will give the ball to starter Erik Bedard in this one. Lefthander Bedard is 3-9 this season with a 4.67 ERA.
Bedard's opponent in this one will be Derek Holland. The Rangers lefthander has a 2.95 ERA to go along with a 9-6 record this season.Houston was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They lost as +210 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Current streak:
Houston has lost 2 straight games.
Texas has won 2 straight games.
Houston: 41-84 SU
Texas: 73-53 SU
Houston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
Texas most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 2-8
After playing Houston are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Houston home to Toronto, Friday, August 23
Texas at Chi White Sox, Friday, August 23