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Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Houston Astros


Texas Rangers
Sunday, April 12, 2015 3:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers host Houston on Sunday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 3-3 mark against the 2-3 Astros in MLB betting odds action at Globe Life Park.

Dallas Keuchel gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Houston Astros on Sunday; he's 1-0 on the season. The Texas Rangers, meanwhile, will counter with Colby Lewis, who will be looking to improve on his 1-0 mark.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Houston Astros before the first pitch in this match found them as 102 moneyline underdogss earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.5-3.3 victory for 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

Texas (3-3) will face the 2-3 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Houston injuries news.

The Texas Rangers sit at No. 12 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Houston Astros sit at No. 18 on the same chart.

How Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Stats Match Up

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 16 ranked offense (3.33 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 at 2.8 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 6.5 hits per game, more than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (5.8 hits on average).

Defensively, Houston features the No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.5 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 at home, scoring 3.5 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros were saddled with a loss last time out in Fausto Carmona's start, as they lost 6-2 against Texas on Saturday at Globe Life Park.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston's last 10 games on the road
Texas is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
Texas is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 9 games at home
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Oakland, Monday, April 13th
Texas home to Los Angeles, Monday, April 13th