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Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers 08/27/2021 Baseball Tips, Forecast and Analysis

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Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers 08-27-2021 Baseball Tips Forecast and Analysis

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers 08/27/2021 – Houston Astros will travel to Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas to take on the Texas Rangers in their opening game of a three-game series. Houston remains at the top of the AL West Division play and is five games ahead of the Athletics. The Astros are all set to clinch the division title as they look forward to building on their last success. The Texas Rangers are a lost cause after dropping consecutive games. The MLB betting site is not in favor of the Rangers to win against a powerful team like Houston.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers 08/27/2021

When: Friday, August 27, 8:05 PM ET
Where: Globe Life Field, Arlington, Texas
TV: ESPN+
Stream: MLB.TV

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers 08/27/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Houston Astros -1.5 (-141) 8.5 o (-128) -238
Texas Rangers +1.5 (+102) 8.5 u (-106) +170
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Houston Astros

Houston Astros will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. The Astros took out the Royals in their last game with a final score of 6-5. Houston won a total of 75 games and dropped 52 in return. The Astros have one of the best offensive units that are touching an average of 5.38 runs per game. Yordon Alvarez is the home run leader with 26 and RBI leader with 86. Jake Odorizzi is all set to take the mound here for the Astros. The righty has a 6-6 record on the season with an ERA of 4.52.

Players to watch: Jose Altuve 2B (GP 114, AB 474, R 89, H 130, 2B 20, 3B 1, HR 25, RBI 67, TB 227, BB 52, SO 79, SB 4, AVG 0.274, OBP 0.346, SLG 0.479, OPS 0.825, WAR 3.4), Carlos Correa SS (GP 117, AB 434, R 84, H 120, 2B 28, 3B 1, HR 19, RBI 68, TB 207, BB 66, SO 93, SB 0, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.373, SLG 0.477, OPS 0.85, WAR 5.8).

Texas Rangers

Texas Rangers are holding a terrible 44-83 record on the season and are one of the worst teams in the majors. The Rangers will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. Texas dropped their last game against Cleveland with a final score of 10-6. The Rangers are yet to reveal their starter for this game against the Astros. Texas has a poor offensive unit that is touching an average of .227. The Rangers are scoring an average of 3.79 runs per game. Adolis Garcia is the leader in home runs with 27.

Players to watch: Isiah Kiner-Falefa 3B (GP 125, AB 504, R 58, H 134, 2B 24, 3B 3, HR 7, RBI 40, TB 185, BB 17, SO 73, SB 16, AVG 0.266, OBP 0.301, SLG 0.367, OPS 0.668, WAR 3.6), Adolis Garcia RF (GP 115, AB 446, R 60, H 110, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 27, RBI 71, TB 215, BB 24, SO 150, SB 8, AVG 0.247, OBP 0.29, SLG 0.482, OPS 0.772, WAR 3).

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Betting Numbers

Trends

Houston Astros

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games.
Astros are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
Houston are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against Texas.
Houston are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Astros are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas.

Texas Rangers

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas’ last 5 games.
Texas are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas’ last 11 games against Houston.
Texas are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Texas are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Houston.

Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Betting Picks

Houston is more dominant and this is all set to be an unbalanced game between a strong and weak team. Look for the Astros to take out the Rangers here with ease and cover the spread with the best baseball bets in their favor.

Score Prediction: Astros 5, Rangers 2.