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Houston Astros Starter Brad Peacock Out to Silence Texas Rangers Bats in MLB Contest

Texas Rangers


Houston Astros
Monday, May 12, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Houston and the Texas on Monday, with the host Astros trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Houston sends Brad Peacock out against Colby Lewis for the Texas Rangers in this game. Peacock is 0-3 with a 5.01 ERA on the season, while Lewis is 2-2 on the year and has a 6.12 ERA.

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Houston Astros as 141 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.7-2.8 result in favor of the Rangers. 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

The Houston Astros sport a record of 12-26 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 19-19 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Texas injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 29 (Houston Astros) and the No. 30 (Texas Rangers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Houston Astros and its No. 28-rated batting order, averaging 3.47 runs per nine innings, against the No. 12 lineup of the Texas Rangers at 4.18 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the No. 22-rated road mark, allowing 4.76 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Texas was a 5-2 loser at home against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -112 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Texas looks to rebound from a loss to the Red Sox, who beat them 5-2 on Sunday behind a start from John Lackey at Globe Life Park.

Houston was a 5-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Orioles. They won as +156 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Houston got the job done in their last match in a 5-2 victory over Baltimore on Sunday at Camden Yards behind starter Jarred Cosart.

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Trends

Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Texas is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games when playing Houston
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
Houston is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games at home

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Texas at Houston, Tuesday, May 13th