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Texas Rangers visit Houston Astros in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Houston Astros look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Texas Rangers arrive at Minute Maid Park on Sunday.

Martin Perez, with a record of 3-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Texas Rangers, while the Houston Astros trot Dallas Keuchel to the mound in this one. He is 18-8 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Houston Astros in this matchup found them as -245 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.8-5 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston (81-74) will face the 84-70 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Texas injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 15 (Houston Astros) and the No. 3 (Texas Rangers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Houston Astros and its No. 9-rated batting order, averaging 4.39 runs per nine innings, against the No. 4 line up of the Texas Rangers at 4.59 runs per outing.

Houston owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 4.39 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas looks to rebound from a loss to the Astros, who beat them 9-7 on Saturday behind a start from C McHugh at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • Houston is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing Texas
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Texas
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing at home against Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Detroit, Monday, September 28th
Houston at Seattle, Monday, September 28th