Texas Rangers vs Houston Astros Prediction, Pick and Preview, June 15 (6/15): MLB
- Jun 15, 2022, 8:23:58 AM
Credit: photo by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||2:05 p.m. EST|
|Rangers money line||+134|
|Rangers run line||+1.5 (-120)|
|Astros money line||-160|
|Astros run line||-1.5 (+100)|
|Over / under||9|
|Texas Rangers||Houston Astros|
|Home / road record||14-17||22-14|
|Last 10 record||5-5||4-6|
|Over / under record||26-27-1||19-41-2|
|Runs / game||4.36||4.11|
|Runs allowed / game||4.29||3.42|
The Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers will play the 3rd game of the series at the Globe Life Field on Wednesday afternoon. The Astros beat the Rangers 4-3 on Tuesday to tie the series 1-1.
The Rangers get here with a 29-32 record and have won 3 of their last 4 games. The team is averaging 4.36 runs per game and allowing 4.29 runs. Corey Seager is batting for .232 AVG and has 12 home runs. Adolis Garcia leads with 41 RBI and 12 home runs.
Martin Perez leads the pitching staff with a 2.18 ERA, 60 strikeouts and 4 wins recorded for the Rangers.
Probable Pitcher: Tyson Miller (0-0, 0-00 ERA)
Miller will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for the Rangers. Miller started in four of his 12 appearances at Triple-A Round Rock, striking out 50 over 37.2 innings but struggling in the ratio categories (5.02 ERA, 1.56).
The Astros get here with a 38-24 record and have lost 4 of their last 6 games. The team is averaging 4.1 runs per game and are allowing 3.4 runs. Yordan Alvarez leads the team batting for .311 avg with 17 home runs and 42 RBI.
Justin Verlander leads the pitching staff with a 1.94 ERA, 78 strikeouts and 8 wins recorded for the Astros.
Probable Pitcher: Luis Garcia (3-5, 3.60 ERA)
Garcia will be on the mound in the 3rd game of the series for the Astros. Garcia took the loss in the Astros' 7-4 loss to the Marlins on Friday, allowing five runs on five hits (three home runs) and two walks in 4.1 innings. He had seven strikeouts. He has a 1.70 ERA and 7 strikeouts against the Rangers in his career.
Houston are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games against Texas.
Houston are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Texas' last 10 games against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas' last 8 games at home.
The Astros took their revenge on Tuesday beating the Rangers 4-3 but they were losing the game 3-0 and scored 4 runs in the 8th inning to win the game. They'll now send Luis Garcia to the mound who has dominated the Rangers in his last 2 starts. The Rangers are calling a rookie to start for this game. Give me the Astros.
PICK: Astros ML (-160)
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