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Houston Astros at Texas Rangers 9/15/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Odds & Info

Game Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros
Date & Time Wednesday September 15, 2021, 8:05 PM (EDT)
Location
Globe Life Field Globe Life Field, Arlington, USA
Latest odds
HOU -256 ; O/U 9
TV Channel

The Astros and the Rangers are going to play against each other again in this game here. The two teams squared off on Monday evening and in that game Houston scored 15 runs and the Texas team managed to get a total of 1 run. The Astros are coming to the game here with a record of 84-59 and Texas is coming here with a dismal 53-90 record on the year.

The Astros are coming into the game here hitting at a clip of .269 with a total of 1327 hits on the year. Houston has posted an OBP of .341 and have scored a total of 761 runs and have cranked out 186 homers. The Rangers are coming here with an OBP of .295 with a total of 559 runs and have managed to get a total of 152 homers. The Rangers have an average of .231 on the year and have ended up getting a total of 1106 hits on the season.

Jose Urquidy is the pitcher that is starting the game for the Houston team. Urquidy has ended up getting a 6-3 record on the year with a 3.51 ERA. Urquidy has thrown a total of 84.2 innings with 72 strikeouts, but has allowed 70 hits and walked only 16 batters while posting a 1.02 WHIP.

The Rangers are countering with Kihei Arihara on the mound here. Arihara has posted a 2-3 record and a 5.89 ERA. When it comes to innings Arihara has only thrown 36.2 innings on the year while striking out 23 batters and walked 13, but has given up 37 hits while getting a 1.36 WHIP.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games.
  • Houston are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games.
  • Texas are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.

Free MLB Pick:

Under 9

The game here will be one which should be slanted towards the Astros rather easily. The Rangers have struggled on the year so far and have not really been that impressive, but putting Kihei on the mound here is going to make it even harder for the Rangers to win as teh Texas team will struggle to keep Houston in check. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win 5-2.

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