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Texas Rangers Host Houston Astros in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Houston Astros


Texas Rangers
Saturday, April 11, 2015 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The Houston Astros will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Rangers in Texas at Globe Life Park on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Yovani Gallardo gets the call for the Texas Rangers and he will try to build on a 0-1 mark. In the other dugout, Fausto Carmona brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Houston Astros as he tries to quiet the Rangers bats.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Texas Rangers as -143 moneyline favoritess in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.6-3 result in favor of the Astros. 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 sport a record of 2-3 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 2-2 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Houston injuries news.

The Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 12 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Houston is at No. 18.

How Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Stats Match Up

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Texas Rangers No. 19-ranked scoring average of 2.8 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 24 and scoring 2 runs per game. The Rangers have averaged 6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Astros hitters have managed (4.5 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 23-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Astros own the No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rangers, a 5-1 final on Friday in support of Collin McHugh at Globe Life Park.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston's last 10 games
Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 9 games on the road
Texas is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games
Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games at home

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