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Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros meet at Minute Maid Park.

Left hander Martin Perez will take the mound for the Rangers to start this game. Perez is 9-2 this season with a 2.52 ERA.

The Astros will counter Perez with Cristian Javier. Right hander Javier has a 3.24 ERA to go along with a 6-7 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Astros as -175-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total opened at 7.5.

Houston was a 1-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Guardians. They lost as -130 favorites, while the total score of 1 made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Texas was a 8-2 loser on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Chicago at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team record: 48-60 SU
Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Texas is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Texas is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games on the road

Team record: 70-40 SU
Houston is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games
Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Texas at Houston Wednesday, August 10