Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Houston Astros vs Texas Rangers Prediction 4/7/2024

The Houston Astros (2-7) travel to face off against the Texas Rangers (6-2) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at Globe Life Field in Arlington and televised on ESPN. 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 7:10 ET.

Astros vs Rangers

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The last game of this Rangers vs. Astros series was a win for Texas, as they took down Houston by a score of 7-2. Despite the Astros having just eight hits compared to 15 for the Rangers, the game was still close until the 8th inning when Texas put up four runs.

Neither team hit a home run in the game, and the Astros had just two extra-base hits compared to seven for the Rangers. Evan Carter went 3/5 with two doubles for Texas, while Leody Taveras went 2/4 with a double and a stolen base.

Jose Altuve had a three-hit game for the Astros, but he didn’t have any extra-base hits. As for the pitching matchup, Kirby Yates got the win out of the bullpen for Texas, while Jose Leclerc picked up the save. Jon Gray started the game for Texas, going 3 2/3 innings without giving up a run.

Ronel Blanco Gets The Start For The Astros

Looking to build off of a strong first start, Ronel Blanco will be on the mound for the Astros against the Texas Rangers. Blanco was dominant in his first outing, going the distance in a 9-inning shutout against the Blue Jays. He struck out 7 and only gave up 2 hits.

Astros Offense Breakdown

Based on our player projections, we have Yordan Alvarez as our top Astros player in terms of hitting. He has the best odds on the team to hit a home run and his home run projection is 7th best in the league today. Jose Altuve has the 6th best odds in the league to get a hit, while Kyle Tucker is 15th. Yainer Diaz is our 2nd best Astros player in terms of getting a hit and his odds to hit a home run are 7th best in the league.

Dane Dunning Gets The Start For The Rangers

Dane Dunning is getting the start for the Rangers at home against the Astros. Dunning got the win in his first start of the season, going 6 1/3 innings and giving up 3 earned runs on 3 hits. He struck out 7 batters and walked 4.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

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For the Rangers, we have Adolis García as our top projected hitter in terms of home runs, as his projection is the best in the league for today’s games. Corey Seager has the 13th best hits projection in the league, and his home run projection is 4th best. Wyatt Langford is 14th in the league in terms of projected hits.


Astros vs Rangers Prediction


Our prediction for this Rangers vs. Astros matchup is to take the Rangers on the money line, with the payout currently sitting at -111. We have the Rangers winning this one by a score of 6-5, and with the over/under set at 10 runs, we recommend taking the over.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Dane Dunning is projected to finish with five strikeouts compared to Ronel Blanco, who is projected to finish with four. Blanco is also predicted to give up seven earned runs, which is the seventh worst among starting pitchers today.

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