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Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Texas Rangers host Houston on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 26-29 mark against the 39-16 Astros in MLB betting odds action at Globe Life Park.

Texas sends Andrew Cashner out against Lance McCullers Jr. for the Houston Astros in this game. Cashner is 2-4 with a 2.92 ERA on the season, while McCullers Jr. is 6-1 on the year and has a 2.48 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas Rangers were listed as 151 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 7.3-2.8 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

26-29 Texas battles the Astros, currently with a 39-16 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Houston injuries news.

This game puts the Texas Rangers, most recently No. 14 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 1 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Houston Astros rank No. 2 at 9.47 hits per game. That compares with the Texas Rangers No. 26 ranking in that category.

Houston brings the No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 19-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros grabbed a win last time out, defeating Y Darvish and the Rangers 7-1 on Friday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Texas is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • Texas is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Texas, Sunday, June 4th