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Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Houston Astros


Texas Rangers
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The visiting Houston Astros hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to pick up a win at Globe Life Park against the Texas Rangers.

The Texas Rangers will turn to Phil Irwin and his 0-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Houston Astros send Brad Peacock (2-5) to the hill.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Texas sat as -126 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 10, according to 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.7-3.5 win for the Rangers on Tuesday. 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

38-51 Texas battles the Astros, currently with a 37-54 mark. 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. 28 and the Houston Astros at No. 29 heading into this contest.

How Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 12 ranked offense (4.15 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 27 at 4.7 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 8.81 hits per game, more than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (7.92 hits on average).

Houston brings the No. 27-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 29-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Houston was a 12-7 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Houston at +138 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (19) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Astros grabbed a win last time out, defeating Miles Mikolas and the Rangers 12-7 on Monday at Globe Life Park.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

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

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Texas, Wednesday, July 9th