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Texas Rangers Favored by -150 Against Houston Astros on Monday

Houston Astros


Texas Rangers
Monday, September 22, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers battle the visiting Houston Astros on Monday in MLB betting odds action at Globe Life Park.

The Texas Rangers will rely on Derek Holland to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Nick Tropeano will be his counterpart for the Houston Astros. Derek Holland is 1-0 this season, and Nick Tropeano is 1-1.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Houston Astros before the first pitch in this match found them as 140-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.9-3.8 win for the Astros on Monday. 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 62-93 record to the battle against the 69-87 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. 17-rated Texas Rangers and the league No. 9-ranked Houston Astros, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 17 ranked offense (3.98 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 25 at 4.49 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 8.71 hits per game, more than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (8.17 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 27-rated road mark, allowing 4.52 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston was a 8-3 winner in its last match at home against the Mariners. They won as +135 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. The Astros grabbed a win last time out, defeating Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariners 8-3 on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

In their last action, Texas was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Angels. Bettors on Texas at +185 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Texas rolled to a 2-1 win against Los Angeles on Sunday, as Nick Tepesch and the Rangers' bats led the team to victory at Angel Stadium.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston's last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston's last 14 games on the road
Houston is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Texas
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games
Texas is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games at home
Texas is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Texas, Tuesday, September 23rd