Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros 05/19/2022 – An AL West Division battle is all set to get underway as the Texas Rangers take on the Houston Astros from the Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. The Rangers have moved up to the third spot in the AL West and are coming into this game holding a 17-19 record on the season. The Astros are at the top of the division with a 24-14 record. Houston will look forward to rebounding from their last defeat. The baseball spread betting odds are updated online as these top teams battle in an exciting series.
Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros 05/19/2022
|When:||Thursday, May 19, 8:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas|
The Texas Rangers are currently riding a four-game winning streak after sweeping the Angels in their last three-game series. The Rangers scored six runs in their last game and gave up five in return. The leader in home runs with eight is Corey Seager. Adolis Garcia smashed a total of 24 runs for the Rangers along with six home runs. Texas seems to be improving with their overall performance but their only trouble is playing against teams with a winning record.
Players to watch: Marcus Semien 2B (GP 34, AB 134, R 13, H 21, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 8, TB 28, BB 11, SO 26, SB 2, AVG 0.157, OBP 0.223, SLG 0.209, OPS 0.432, WAR -0.3), Corey Seager SS (GP 34, AB 132, R 18, H 32, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 8, RBI 18, TB 58, BB 14, SO 25, SB 0, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.313, SLG 0.439, OPS 0.752, WAR 1.3).
The Astros have been on the top for a while and are just two games ahead of the Angels. Houston was unable to get past the Red Sox in their last three-game series. The Astros gave up five runs and scored only one in their last game. Michael Brantley is the leader in batting with an average of .286. Kyle Tucker is the leader in scoring with seven home runs. The Houston Astros will try to rebound in this game as they take on the Rangers at home.
Players to watch: Kyle Tucker RF (GP 36, AB 127, R 14, H 32, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 25, TB 60, BB 20, SO 30, SB 8, AVG 0.252, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.472, OPS 0.824, WAR 1.7), Alex Bregman 3B (GP 37, AB 126, R 20, H 29, 2B 9, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 22, TB 53, BB 24, SO 22, SB 0, AVG 0.23, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.421, OPS 0.771, WAR 1).
Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas’ last 5 games.
Texas are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Texas are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas’ last 7 games on the road.
Texas are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Houston’s last 18 games.
Houston are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games against Texas.
Houston are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Houston are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games when playing at home against Texas.
Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
Houston’s batting squad is strong and their overall performance is better than the Rangers. The online baseball predictions are against the Rangers as the Astros are predicted to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Astros 6, Rangers 2.