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MLB Odds Betting - Texas Rangers Underdogs vs Astros at Texas

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Globe Life Park on Sunday as the host Texas Rangers battle the Houston Astros in baseball betting odds action.

The match puts starter Dallas Keuchel for the Houston Astros on the hill facing Andrew Cashner for the Texas Rangers. Keuchel brings a 9-2 mark to the game, while Cashner is 7-8 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas Rangers were listed as 127 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 10.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.8-3.1 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 56-59 record to the battle against the 71-45 Astros. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Houston injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 23-rated Texas Rangers and the league No. 21-ranked Houston Astros, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 7-rated offensive output, at 8.06 hits per game. The Houston Astros average 10.11 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 19-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Astros own the No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston suffered a 8-3 loss against Texas on Saturday, as M Fiers wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
  • Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Arizona, Monday, August 14th
Texas home to Detroit, Monday, August 14th