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Houston Astros Starter Dallas Keuchel Out to Silence Texas Rangers Bats in MLB Contest

Texas Rangers


Houston Astros
Sunday, August 10, 2014 2:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

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

Houston hands the ball to starter Dallas Keuchel in this one and he'll try to improve on his 10-7 mark on the year. Texas counters with Nick Martinez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Astros bats at the same time.

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Houston Astros in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -147 at TopBet for Sunday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.7-3.4 victory for the Astros. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston (49-68) will face the 45-71 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Texas injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 25-rated Houston Astros and the league No. 30-ranked Texas Rangers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Texas Rangers rank No. 11 at 8.73 hits per game. That compares with the Houston Astros No. 28 ranking in that category.

Houston owns the No. 26 defense, allowing 3.95 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas's No. 29-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas lost its last outing, a 8-3 result against the Astros on August 9. Bettors who backed the Astros at +168 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Rangers were saddled with a loss last time out in Yu Darvish's start, as they lost 8-3 against Houston on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

Texas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Texas's last 18 games
Texas is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 12 games
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games at home
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Tampa Bay, Monday, August 11th
Houston home to Minnesota, Monday, August 11th