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Texas Rangers Home to the Houston Astros in MLB Betting Odds Action

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

For the Texas Rangers, Yu Darvish gets the ball, charged with keeping the Houston Astros hitters off the base paths. He'll face Collin McHugh, 9-10 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Texas sat as -165 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.8-3.0 win 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers sport a record of 82-54 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 71-64 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Houston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 15-ranked Texas Rangers and the No. 6-rated Houston Astros in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Texas owns the No. 7 ranking for hits at 9.01 per game. By contrast, the Houston Astros are rated No. 24 in the same category at 8.44 per game.

Texas owns the No. 20 defense, allowing 4.83 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Houston's No. 10-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston looks to rebound from a loss to the Rangers, who beat them 12-4 on Saturday behind a start from D Holland at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games on the road
  • Texas is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Cleveland, Monday, September 5th
Texas at Seattle, Monday, September 5th