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Houston Astros at Texas Rangers Betting Lines and Pick

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

Houston puts its faith in starter Collin McHugh to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 16-7. Getting the ball for the Texas Rangers is Derek Holland, who owns a 2-5 record on the season with a 5.43 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Texas Rangers as 106 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.8-4.4 win 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

Texas (76-67) will face the 77-67 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. 16 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Houston Astros sit at No. 4 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 9 ranked offense (4.38 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 at 3.65 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 8.59 hits per game, more than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (8.19 hits on average).

Houston brings the No. 3-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 24-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston suffered a 5-3 loss against Texas on Monday, as S Kazmir wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Houston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston's last 18 games when playing Texas
  • Texas is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 11 games
  • Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Texas, Wednesday, September 16th