Rangers vs. Astros Handicap Pick
The Astros are now 4.5 games back of the Rangers and are on a three-game slide. They'll look to take a game back today when they host Texas at 1:05PM ET.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Astros are -150 money line favorites over the Rangers, who are +142 money line underdogs for today's game. With Derek Holland set to face Collin McHugh in the pitching matchup, the total currently sits at 8 runs.
The over is 3-0-2 in the last five meetings between these two teams and 7-2 in Holland's last nine starts versus the Astros. The over is also 3-1-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams when the game is played in Houston.