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Texas Rangers at Houston Astros Betting Lines and Pick

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Texas Rangers dueling the Houston Astros on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

For the Houston Astros, Dallas Keuchel gets the ball, charged with keeping the Texas Rangers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Cole Hamels, on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Houston Astros were listed as -130 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 3.8-3.2. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

17-27 Houston battles the Rangers, currently with a 24-19 mark. 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. 11 and the Texas Rangers at No. 25 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Houston has baseball's No. 18-rated offensive output, at 7.8 hits per game. The Texas Rangers average 8.53 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Houston has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 19 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 2-1 final on Saturday in support of C Ramos at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Texas's last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas's last 16 games on the road
  • Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games at home
  • Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Los Angeles, Monday, May 23rd
Houston home to Baltimore, Tuesday, May 24th