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Moneyline Favors Texas Rangers in MLB Battle with Houston Astros

Houston Astros


Texas Rangers
Sunday, April 13, 2014 3:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Houston Astros invade Globe Life Park on Sunday.

Brett Oberholtzer gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Houston Astros on this Sunday; he's 0-2 on the season. The Texas Rangers, meanwhile, will counter with Martin Perez, who will be looking to improve on his 1-0 mark.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Texas Rangers in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -210 at TopBet for Sunday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 9 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.3-2.6 victory for the Rangers. 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 5-6 record to the battle against the 5-7 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Houston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Texas Rangers at No. 9 and the Houston Astros at No. 30 heading into this contest.

How Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Texas Rangers and its No. 17-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the No. 27 lineup of the Houston Astros at 3.17 runs per outing.

Defensively, Houston features the No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 at home, scoring 4.6 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Houston, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at +164 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Astros beat Texas in extra innings, earning a 6-5 victory at Globe Life Park in MLB wagering action.

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Kansas City, Tuesday, April 15th
Texas home to Seattle, Monday, April 14th