Today the Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers will kick off a very exciting two-game series at Choctaw Stadium. Houston avoided a sweep against the Orioles with a 3-1 victory on Sunday. They only managed to score four runs in the series. The Astros are dominating the Rangers this season, winning 10 of the 14 meetings. Texas continues to struggle. They just lost two of three against the Tigers and the pitching continues to be a total disaster, allowing a stunning 26 runs in their last three games.
Texas was dealt an ugly series loss against the Tigers this past weekend, allowing 26 runs in the series. They have won two out of their last four series but struggle at home where they are now eight games below the .500 mark. Nathaniel Lowe is the hottest hitter in the Texas lineup, accumulating a stunning five homers and 12 RBIs in his last six games. The 27-year-old first baseman has 22 homers, 65 RBIs, and an .847 OPS on the season. Lowe has three RBIs and a .667 OPS vs. the Astros this season.
Houston avoided a sweep against the Orioles with a 3-1 victory on Sunday. They only managed to score four runs in the series. They begin a brief five-game road trek in this one. The Astros are likely going to finish with the best record in the AL. They have 82 wins while the Yankees have 79. Kyle Tucker has exploited the Rangers’ pitching, collecting 16 RBIs and a dazzling 1.03 OPS. The 25-year-old right fielder is having a remarkable season, clubbing 22 homers with 82 RBIs and an .815 OPS. Tucker has 17 RBIs and a .965 OPS on the month.
Framber Valdez will be on the hill for the Houston Astros today. Valdez resumed his fine work in his latest outing, limiting the Twins to only one run in seven innings and registered another win to lift his record to 13-4. On the other side, Dane Dunning will make his 25th start of the season. Dunning could not find a groove last time out, conceding four runs on seven hits in five innings against the Rockies, leading to another no-decision in a game the Rangers lost.
Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Game Information
- Date: 08/30/2022
- Time: 08:05 PM ET
- Location: Globe Life Field, Arlington,Texas.
- How to Watch: Astros vs Rangers AT&T Sportsnet Southwest
- Live Stream: MLB.TV
Astros vs Rangers Betting Lines
Astros are -156 according to our Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $64. On the other side, Rangers are +141 according to the Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $141.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Astros at a 60.94% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Rangers have 41.49% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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