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Houston Astros Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Texas Rangers

Houston Astros


Texas Rangers
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Houston Astros dueling the Texas Rangers on Wednesday at Globe Life Park.

Texas hands the ball to starter Lisalverto Bonilla in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-0 mark on the year. Houston counters with Scott Feldman, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rangers bats at the same time.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Texas sat as -111 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.9-3.8 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas (64-93) will face the 69-89 Astros in this tilt. 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. 17 and the Houston Astros at No. 9 heading into this contest.

How Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 17-rated offensive output, at 8.71 hits per game. The Houston Astros average 8.16 hits per game, good for No. 25 on the list.

Houston brings the No. 25-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 28-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Houston was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Texas at -105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Astros were saddled with a loss last time out in Brett Oberholtzer's start, as they lost 2-1 against Texas on Tuesday at Globe Life Park.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Houston's last 19 games
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Houston's last 16 games on the road
Texas is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 9 games
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at New York, Friday, September 26th
Texas home to Oakland, Thursday, September 25th