Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros 05/16/2021 Results, Betting Odds and Picks
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Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros 05/16/2021 – Texas Rangers and Houston Astros will conclude their four-game series from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Texas Rangers are still at the fourth position in the AL West Division play and they look forward to breaking their losing streak. Houston Astros is right behind Oakland Athletics in the second play of the AL West Division play. The Astros look forward to sweeping the Rangers and building on their winning streak. The top online sportsbook odds have all the picks and predictions available online as these teams battle to increase their division record.
Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros 05/16/2021
Texas Rangers are five games behind the .500 mark with an 18-23 record on the season. The Rangers are trailing the Mariners and are ahead of the Angels. Texas dropped their last two-game series against San Francisco Giants. The Rangers are now riding a five-game losing streak. Last night, they gave up six to the Astros and scored just five in return. Kyle Gibson will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Gibson is holding a 3-0 record on the season with an ERA of 2.28 in a span of 47 plus innings.
Players to watch: I. Kiner-Falefa 3B (GP 41, AB 163, R 27, H 48, 2B 7, 3B 2, HR 5, RBI 17, TB 74, BB 8, SO 32, SB 7, AVG 0.294, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.454, OPS 0.795, WAR 2.5), N. Solak 2B (GP 41, AB 155, R 29, H 42, 2B 6, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 19, TB 71, BB 13, SO 43, SB 2, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.354, SLG 0.458, OPS 0.812, WAR 1).
Houston Astros will enter this game riding a five-game winning streak. The Astros turned out to be a powerhouse in scoring. In the last two games alone, Houston smashed 16 runs from the plate and gave up nine from the pitching end. Yordan Alvarez is the leader in batting with an average of .346. Houston is all set to turn in Lance McCullers as their starting pitcher in this game. McCullers is holding an ERA of 3.10 and 47 Ks in a span of 40 plus innings. The starter has given up four home runs and 14 runs in total.
Players to watch: C. Correa SS (GP 38, AB 147, R 25, H 38, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 18, TB 64, BB 14, SO 28, SB 0, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.325, SLG 0.435, OPS 0.761, WAR 1.2), Y. Gurriel 1B (GP 38, AB 140, R 20, H 46, 2B 12, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 30, TB 79, BB 20, SO 19, SB 0, AVG 0.329, OBP 0.41, SLG 0.564, OPS 0.974, WAR 1.6).
Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
Texas is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston’s last 10 games.
Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
Texas Rangers are riding a bad losing streak and are no match for Houston in this game. The Rangers are weak with their offensive unit and the best mlb betting sites favor the Astros to win and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Astros 6, Ranges 3.