Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros 07/23/2021 Analysis, Odds and Betting Picks
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Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros 07/23/2021 – An unbalanced AL West Division play is all set to get underway as Texas Rangers take on Houston Astros from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. The Rangers have dropped 62 games on the season and they remain at the bottom of the AL West Division. Houston is dominating the AL West as they remain at the top with a 58-39 record. The best online betting site is clearly in favor of the Astros to take out an easy Rangers squad. Houston will look forward to rebounding from their last defeat against the Indians.
Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros 07/23/2021
Texas Rangers will enter this game riding a terrible nine-game losing streak. Getting back on track seems to be out of hand for the Rangers as they are struggling to make it past opponents. Texas gave up seven runs in their last game and scored just five in return against the Tigers. Overall, the Rangers have scored 374 runs with a batting clip of .228. From the pitching end, they are holding an ERA of 4.72 with a WHIP of 1.35. Texas will need to open up their offense if they want to win this game.
Players to watch: I. Kiner-Falefa 3B (GP 96, AB 384, R 45, H 98, 2B 17, 3B 2, HR 6, RBI 32, TB 137, BB 13, SO 66, SB 15, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.291, SLG 0.357, OPS 0.647, WAR 2.7), A. Garcia RF (GP 87, AB 336, R 44, H 88, 2B 10, 3B 2, HR 22, RBI 62, TB 168, BB 17, SO 107, SB 8, AVG 0.262, OBP 0.304, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.804, WAR 2.4).
The Astros have been strong with their overall performance with a total of 521 runs. Houston is holding a team ERA of 3.65 and is surrendering .223 to opponent hitters. Houston dropped their last game against the Indians with a final score of 5-4. The Astros won the series with a 2-1 record. Houston will need to keep their winning pace on track as the Athletics are trailing right behind at the second spot. The Astros are one of those favorites to reach the postseason.
Players to watch: J. Altuve 2B (GP 84, AB 342, R 70, H 95, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 23, RBI 59, TB 175, BB 44, SO 61, SB 4, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.358, SLG 0.512, OPS 0.87, WAR 3.2), Y. Gurriel 1B (GP 90, AB 330, R 46, H 104, 2B 21, 3B 0, HR 10, RBI 58, TB 155, BB 37, SO 40, SB 1, AVG 0.315, OBP 0.379, SLG 0.47, OPS 0.849, WAR 2).
Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Betting Numbers
Texas is 0-9 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston’s last 8 games against Texas.
Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Betting Picks
The Astros are way stronger than Texas and they will dominate the Rangers from the plate. These mlb betting experts have predicted the Astros to secure an easy victory and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Astros 7, Rangers 3.