Houston Astros (84-59) vs. Texas Rangers (53-90)
September 14, 2021 8:05 pm EDT
The Line: Texas Rangers +184 / Houston Astros -201; Over/Under: +8
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The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers meet Tuesday in MLB action at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Astros look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Rangers look for a win after winning six of their last eight games.
The Houston Astros have scored 20 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Astros have won 10 of their last 11 games when scoring four or more runs. Yuli Gurriel leads the Astros with 148 hits and 75 RBI while Jose Altuve and Michael Brantley have combined for 289 hits and 119 RBI. Zack Greinke gets the ball, and he is 11-5 with a 3.66 ERA and 110 strikeouts this season. Greinke is 7-7 with a 3.38 ERA and 116 strikeouts in his career against the Rangers.
The Texas Rangers have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Rangers have won eight of their last 10 games when scoring four or more runs. Isiah Kiner-Falefa leads the Rangers with 149 hits and 48 RBI while Nathaniel Lowe and Adolis Garica have combined for 251 hits and 143 RBI. Jordan Lyles gets the ball, and he is 8-11 with a 5.43 ERA and 124 strikeouts this season. Lyles is 1-2 with a 4.81 ERA and 19 strikeouts in his career against the Astros.
The Astros are 11-3 in their last 14 Tuesday games and 1-4 in their last 5 road games. The Rangers are 5-13 in their last 18 during game 2 of a series and 4-1 in their last 5 Tuesday games. The under is 4-1-1 in Astros last 6 road games. The over is 9-4 in Rangers last 13 Tuesday games. The Astros are 37-18 in the last 55 meetings.
Greinke hasn’t pitched in a couple of weeks, but he’s been solid all season long and has a 2.89 ERA on the road this season. Lyles has been hit or miss this season, and he’s allowed 50 hits and 30 runs in his last 41.1 innings. The Astros have also feasted on the Rangers over the years and last night was no different. Give me the Astros and the RL for max betting value.