Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros
The Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros will meet on the field at Minute Maid Park on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
The Rangers will trot Taylor Hearn out to the mound in this one. Left hander Hearn has a 2-2 record and a 5.46 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Jose Urquidy who starts for the Astros. Right hander Urquidy is 3-1 with a 4.81 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Astros as -192-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total opened at 8.5.
Last time out for Houston, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at -230 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Texas lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Astros on May 21. Bettors who backed the Astros at -230 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 18-21 SU
Texas is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Texas is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Team record: 26-15 SU
Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Houston is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
Texas at Los Angeles Tuesday, May 24
Houston home to Cleveland Monday, May 23