Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Prediction 4/6/2024

The Houston Astros (2-6) travel to face off against the Texas Rangers (5-2) on Saturday, April 6th. This game will be played at Globe Life Field in Arlington and televised on MLBN. The Rangers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Astros are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Astros. First pitch is set for 7:05 ET.

Astros vs Rangers

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The Rangers took down the Astros by a score of 10-2 in the last game of this series. Despite only hitting two home runs, the Rangers had 16 hits and took advantage of a five-run 2nd inning and three more runs in the 6th to pull away.

Hunter Brown got the start for the Astros, and while he only gave up one earned run, he was tagged for five runs overall. Cody Bradford got the win for Texas, going 7 2/3 innings and giving up just two hits. Marcus Semien had a three-hit day for the Rangers and went deep one time.

As for the Astros, their only runs came on a solo home run from Jake Meyers and a two-run shot by Adolis Garcia. Houston finished with just three hits as a team.

J.P. France Gets The Start For The Astros

After starting his season with a no-decision at home against the Yankees, J.P. France and the Astros are on the road to take on the Rangers. In his first start of the season, France went 5 2/3 innings and gave up 3 runs on 6 hits and struck out 5.

Astros Offense Breakdown

If you are looking for some Astros player props, Yordan Alvarez has the best home run projection on the team and the 7th best in the league today. Jose Altuve has the highest hits projection on the team and 14th best in the league. Kyle Tucker is 2nd in terms of hits projection on the team and 10th in the league in terms of home run projections.

Jon Gray Gets The Start For The Rangers

Jon Gray is getting the start for the Rangers at home against the Astros. He is coming off a start where he went 3 2/3 innings and took on the Cubs. In that outing, he struck out 7 but did give up 5 runs on 3 homers.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

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When looking at the Rangers’ offensive projections for today, we see that Corey Seager has the 17th highest total hits projection in the league. His home run projection is 3rd best in the league. Adolis García is projected to hit the most home runs in the league today. Wyatt Langford is 19th in total hits projections for today.


Astros vs Rangers Prediction


Our prediction for this Astros vs. Rangers matchup is to take the Rangers on the money line at -111. We have the Rangers winning this one by a score of 6-5. If you’re looking for a potential payout, we would also recommend taking the over, as the line is sitting at 10 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Jon Gray has the fourth-best chances of picking up a win today and is projected to finish with five strikeouts. As for J.P. France, he is projected to finish with four strikeouts and is 15th in terms of starters to pick up a win.

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