Astros vs Rangers Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 10, 2022

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The Texas Rangers (48-61) will visit the Houston Astros (71-40), in the second game of a three-game series, Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET. The Astros will hand the ball to Justin Verlander (15-3), and the Rangers will turn to Glenn Otto (4-8).

Bookmakers have made the Astros heavy favorites at home (-325). The Rangers are +261 as the road underdogs. The game has an over/under of 7.5 runs.

Astros vs. Rangers Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-325)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: +100, Under: -121)

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When, Where, at What Time is Astros vs. Rangers

  • Game Day: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Stadium: Minute Maid Park

Astros Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Michael Brantley 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
Josh James 60 Day Injury List Back
Jason Castro 60 Day Injury List Knee
Blake Taylor 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Lance McCullers Jr. 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Kyle Tucker Day-to-day Illness

Rangers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Kole Calhoun 10 Day Injury List Heel
Dennis Santana 15 Day Injury List Ankle
Jon Gray 15 Day Injury List Upper Body
Joe Barlow 15 Day Injury List Finger
Eli White 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Mitch Garver 60 Day Injury List Forearm

Last Time Out: Astros and Rangers

The Astros took down the Rangers 7-5 yesterday, with Jose Urquidy getting the win (5.00 IP, 5 R, 5 H, 4 K) and Aledmys Diaz leading the way offensively (going 1-for-4 with a home run and four RBI). Martin Perez (5.00 IP, 7 R, 6 H, 2 K) took the loss for the Rangers.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

The Astros have entered the game as favorites 95 times this season and won 64, or 67.4%, of those games. Houston has played as a favorite of -325 or more twice this season and won both games. The implied probability of a win from the Astros, based on the moneyline, is 76.5%. Houston’s games have gone over the total in 40 of their 111 chances. In 111 games with a spread this season, the Astros are 57-54-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Yordan Alvarez 94 .298 (17) .404 (3) .632 (2) 7.7% (3) 18.7% (67) 14.8% (6)
Alex Bregman 107 .251 (85) .358 (31) .422 (78) 2.9% (83) 12.9% (16) 13.1% (10)
Jose Altuve 94 .286 (32) .368 (16) .513 (13) 4.7% (23) 14.8% (25) 9.9% (47)
Kyle Tucker 103 .242 (103) .332 (69) .449 (53) 4.7% (23) 16.0% (42) 12.0% (15)
Trey Mancini 98 .266 (56) .341 (57) .419 (82) 3.1% (71) 22.0% (95) 8.4% (75)

Rangers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rangers have been underdogs in 67 games this season and have come away with the win 32 times (47.8%) in those contests. Oddsmakers have given Texas the worst odds of winning they have seen this season with a +261 moneyline listed for this contest. The Rangers have an implied victory probability of 27.7% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Texas and their opponents have hit the over in 52 of their 109 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. In 109 games with a line this season, the Rangers have a mark of 61-48-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Corey Seager 103 .250 (89) .329 (79) .475 (29) 5.5% (13) 15.2% (32) 9.7% (50)
Marcus Semien 108 .239 (108) .298 (124) .401 (94) 3.3% (63) 15.8% (40) 7.6% (88)
Adolis García 105 .248 (92) .298 (124) .456 (47) 4.3% (34) 28.2% (140) 6.0% (117)
Nate Lowe 104 .282 (36) .332 (69) .461 (42) 3.8% (46) 23.7% (109) 6.6% (104)
Jonah Heim 86 .249 (-) .321 (-) .442 (-) 4.1% (-) 20.1% (-) 9.7% (-)

Astros vs. Rangers Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Astros will pick up the victory in this game, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-325). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up over the total (7.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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