Astros at Rangers 6/7/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros
Date & Time: 6/8/2018, 12:05 AM UTC
Latest Odds: HOU -195 O/U 9
TV Channel: FSSW

On Thursday, the Houston Astros open a four-game series on the road against American League West rivals the Texas Rangers.

The Astros have lost three straight after falling to Seattle 6-1 on Tuesday. The loss left the Astros in second place two games behind the Mariners in the division. Houston’s Dallas Keuchel gave up three homers earlier in the game and Astro’s hitters were held in check by Mariners starter James Paxton.

Texas was victorious on Tuesday beating the Oakland Athletics 7-4 as Adrian Beltre belted a tie-breaking home run leading off the eighth inning. The Rangers had five home runs in the game against Oakland pitching.
Jose Altuve leads the Astros with a .332 batting average and a team high 84 hits. George Springer leads the Astros home runs with 13 and Carlos Correa in RBIs with 39. Houston has a team batting average of .256 while opposing hitters are averaging .208 at the plate against Astros pitching. On Thursday, the Astros will send Gerrit Cole to the mound. The right-hander this season is 6-1 with an ERA of 2.20, 116 Ks and20 BBs.

Nomar Mazara leads the Rangers with a .269 batting average and team highs in hits with 63 and RBIS with 39. Joey Gallo leads the team in home runs with 16. Texas has a team batting average of .228 while opposing hitters are averaging .270 at the plate against Rangers pitching. On Thursday, the Rangers will start Cole Hamels on the mound. The lefthander this season is 3-5 with an ERA Of 3.62, 74 Ks and 27 BBs.

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Betting Trends

Houston has won just 1 of its last 5 road games

The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Astros last 7 games on the road

Texas has won just 4 of Hamel’s last 14 starts

The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Rangers last 5 games.

Houston has won 10 of the last 14 games against Texas and 7 of the last 8 played in Texas. Battle of Texas will go to Houston in opening game of this series as Astros offense rolls. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win and cover the run line 8-1.


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