Astros vs. Rangers Prediction, Odds, Picks - April 5

Astros vs. Rangers Prediction, Odds, Picks - April 5

Updated Apr. 5, 2024 8:01 p.m. ET

The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers will meet on Friday at Globe Life Field, at 8:05 PM ET, with Alex Bregman and Corey Seager among those expected to deliver at the plate. The Rangers are +118 moneyline underdogs in this matchup with the favorite Astros (-138). Houston is the favorite on the run line (-1.5 with +113 odds). A 10-run total is set for the contest.

Check out everything you need from a betting perspective on the Astros-Rangers game, regarding the run line, moneyline and total, plus expert picks.

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Astros vs. Rangers Game Information & Odds

  • When: Friday, April 5, 2024 at 8:05 PM ET
  • Where: Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas
  • How to Watch on TV: Apple TV+
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Run Line Favorite Run Line Odds Underdog Run Line Odds
Astros -138 +118 10 -105 -115 -1.5 +113 -135

Astros vs. Rangers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 4, Astros 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 10 runs
  • Win Probabilities: Astros 56%, Rangers 44%

Astros vs. Rangers Betting Insights

  • This season, the Astros have been favored seven times and won two of those games.
  • Houston has entered four games this season favored by -138 or more and is 2-2 in those contests.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 58% chance of a victory for the Astros.
  • The Rangers have been victorious in two of the three contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Texas has played as an underdog of +118 or more just one time this year and came away with a loss in that game.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Rangers have a 45.9% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
HOU 2 · TEX 10
Houston Astros
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Astros Player Insights

  • Jose Altuve leads the Astros with three home runs on the year. He's also hitting .345 with three RBI.
  • Altuve ranks third in homers and 98th in RBI among all hitters in MLB.
  • Altuve brings a hitting streak of seven games into this matchup. During his last seven outings he is batting .345 with three doubles, three home runs, three walks and three RBI.
  • Yainer Diaz's .462 batting average leads his team.
  • Of all major league hitters, Diaz ranks 14th in homers and 59th in RBI.
  • Diaz has four straight games with at least one hit. In his last five games he is batting .421 with a double, two home runs, two walks and three RBI.
  • Jeremy Pena has put up a team-best six runs batted in.
  • Kyle Tucker has a double, two home runs and four walks while batting .333.

Astros Team Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Alex Bregman 0.5 (-278) 1.5 (+100) 0.5 (+380) 0.5 (+130)
Kyle Tucker 1.5 (+185) 1.5 (-110) 0.5 (+300) 0.5 (+125)
Yordan Alvarez 1.5 (+160) 1.5 (-135) 0.5 (+215) 0.5 (+110)
José Abreu 0.5 (-250) 1.5 (+110) 0.5 (+330) 0.5 (+140)
Jeremy Pena 1.5 (+200) 1.5 (+110) 0.5 (+550) 0.5 (+175)

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Rangers Player Insights

  • Adolis Garcia leads the Rangers in home runs (three) and runs batted in (six).
  • Garcia's home run total places him third in the majors, and he ranks 25th in RBI.
  • Garcia has collected a hit in three games in a row. In his last five games he is batting .190 with a double, two home runs and five RBI.
  • Marcus Semien is hitting .250 with a double and five walks.
  • Semien is 157th overall in homers and 39th in RBI this season.
  • Seager has a home run and two walks while hitting .364.
  • Jared Walsh is hitting .381 with two doubles, a home run and a walk.

Rangers Team Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Wyatt Langford 1.5 (+190) 1.5 (+115) 0.5 (+550) 0.5 (+155)
Jonah Heim 0.5 (-227) 1.5 (+130) 0.5 (+450) 0.5 (+165)
Adolis García 1.5 (+195) 1.5 (-110) 0.5 (+230) 0.5 (-105)
Leody Taveras 0.5 (-213) 1.5 (+145) 0.5 (+650) 0.5 (+180)
Corey Seager 1.5 (+145) 1.5 (-141) 0.5 (+245) 0.5 (-105)

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