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MLB Betting Line Favors the Houston Astros over the Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Houston Astros pay a visit to Globe Life Park.

It's a pitching duel between Nick Martinez for the Texas Rangers (3-7 on the year) and Justin Verlander for Houston Astros (14-8 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Texas Rangers in this matchup found them as 174 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 10 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 3.8-1.7. 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

76-81 Texas battles the Astros, currently with a 97-60 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Houston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 25 (Texas Rangers) and the No. 17 (Houston Astros) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Texas owns the No. 28 ranking for hits at 8.19 per game. By contrast, the Houston Astros are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.73 per game.

Houston brings the No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 23-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston enjoyed a laugher in their last game on Tuesday, running up a 14-3 score against the Rangers.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games
  • Houston is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 10 games
  • Texas is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Boston, Thursday, September 28th
Texas home to Oakland, Thursday, September 28th