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MLB Odds Betting - Texas Rangers Underdogs vs Astros at Houston

Texas Rangers


Houston Astros
Saturday, August 30, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

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

Scott Feldman will take the mound for the Houston Astros, and he'll carry a 7-10 record into the contest. Robbie Ross gets the ball for the Texas Rangers; he's 2-5 so far this season.

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Houston sat as -137 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: Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.7-3.5 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 (57-79) will face the 53-81 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Texas injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Houston Astros at No. 9 and the Texas Rangers at No. 21 heading into this contest.

How Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Houston has baseball's No. 20-rated offensive output, at 8.1 hits per game. The Texas Rangers average 8.67 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Houston has the No. 27-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 29 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas won its last outing, a 13-6 result against the Astros on August 29. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +114 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (19) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Rangers enjoyed a 13-6 victory at the expense of the Astros on Friday, with Scott Baker throwing 6 1/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Texas's last 23 games on the road
Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games
Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Houston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Houston, Sunday, August 31st