Astros Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 27, 2022

Written By Staff on April 27, 2022

The Houston Astros (8-9) and Texas Rangers (6-11) square off on Wednesday at Globe Life Field, starting at 8:05 PM ET. Houston’s (-115 to win) Cristian Javier starts against Texas’ (-106) Glenn Otto.

The betting facts in the article below reflect odds as of April 27, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET.

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Astros vs Rangers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Javier (HOU) Pitcher Otto (TEX)
0 – 0 W/L 1 – 0
8.1 IP 5.0
0.00 ERA 1.80
0.720 WHIP 0.600
13 K/9 9
1.1 BB/9 1.8

Astros Probable Starter Cristian Javier

  • Javier takes the mound for his first start of the season for the Astros.
  • The 25-year-old right-hander came out of the bullpen in his last outing this season, one of three appearances so far.
  • Opposing hitters have compiled a batting average of .000 against him this season. He has a .00 ERA and 13 strikeouts per nine innings over his three games.
  • The Rangers have scored 78 total runs this season, making them MLB’s eighth-ranked scoring offense so far this season. As a team they have a .228 batting average while hitting 14 home runs (18th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 27, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs Javier

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Nick Solak 13 .231 3 0 0 .286 .517
Nathaniel Lowe 7 .143 1 0 1 .250 .393
Willie Calhoun 7 .286 2 2 3 .444 1.587
Adolis García 6 .167 1 0 0 .286 .453
Kole Calhoun 5 .800 4 2 2 .800 3.000
Marcus Semien 4 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Charlie Culberson 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Corey Seager 3 .333 1 1 1 .333 1.666
Eli White 2 .500 1 1 1 .500 2.500
Andy Ibáñez 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Rangers Probable Starter Glenn Otto

  • Otto will get the start for the Rangers, his second of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he threw 5 2/3 innings against the Oakland Athletics, giving up one earned run.
  • He has pitched to a 1.80 ERA this season with 9 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.8 walks per nine across one games.
  • The Astros rank 25th in MLB with a .210 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 17th in the league (.359) and 19 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 27, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Astros Stats vs Otto

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Yordan Alvarez 5 .400 2 0 1 .400 1.200
Yuli Gurriel 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Kyle Tucker 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .750
Alex Bregman 4 .250 1 0 2 .400 .650
Jose Siri 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Aledmys Díaz 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Martín Maldonado 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Michael Brantley 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000

Astros Betting Trends

  • The Astros have won six of the 12 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (50%).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -115 or shorter, Houston has a 4-4 record (winning 50% of its games).
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives the Astros a 53.5% chance to win.
  • In the 17 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Houston, it has combined with opponents to go over the total six times (6-11-0).
  • The Astros have put together a 7-10-0 record ATS this season (covering 41.2% of the time).
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Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have been underdogs in 13 games this season and won five (38.5%) of those contests.
  • Texas has a record of 5-7 in games where sportsbooks have them as underogs of at least -106 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Rangers, based on the moneyline, is 51.5%.
  • Texas and its opponents have gone over the total this season in seven of their 17 opportunities.
  • The Rangers are 7-10-0 against the spread in their 17 chances this season.

Astros Players to Watch

  • Alex Bregman a has .377 on-base percentage to pace the Astros, while hitting .276 with three doubles, three home runs and nine walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Bregman’s batting average ranks 52nd, his on-base percentage ranks 38th, and he is 46th in the league in slugging.
  • Jeremy Pena has three doubles, a triple, three home runs and six walks while hitting .246, and paces his team with 14 hits.
  • Pena’s batting average ranks 84th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 85th, and he is 43rd in the league in slugging.
  • Michael Brantley is hitting .311 with three doubles, two home runs and five walks. He has a .459 slugging percentage, which paces the Astros.
  • Yordan Alvarez has two doubles, four home runs and five walks while batting .200.

Astros Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Tucker 63 .175 5 3 8 .246 .563
Michael Brantley 61 .311 7 2 7 .364 .823
Alex Bregman 58 .276 9 3 12 .377 .860
Jeremy Pena 57 .246 10 3 7 .323 .814
Yuli Gurriel 55 .218 5 0 3 .232 .577
Yordan Alvarez 45 .200 7 4 7 .280 .791
Chas McCormick 45 .267 1 0 2 .298 .631
Aledmys Díaz 38 .184 3 1 3 .279 .568
Martín Maldonado 35 .086 6 1 4 .233 .433
Jose Siri 31 .194 5 1 3 .265 .588

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Nate Lowe leads Texas with 24 hits and an OBP of .408, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .470.
  • Among all the qualifying hitters in MLB, Lowe’s batting average ranks fifth, his on-base percentage is 26th, and he is 49th in slugging percentatge.
  • Adolis Garcia is batting .203 with a .391 slugging percentage and 11 RBI this year.
  • Garcia is 131st in batting average, 116th in on-base percentage and 88th in slugging percentage in MLB.
  • Jonah Heim has nine hits this season and has a slash line of .346/.452/.615.
  • Corey Seager has one home run, nine RBI and a batting average of .258 this season.

Rangers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcus Semien 68 .176 9 0 6 .247 .482
Nate Lowe 66 .364 6 1 9 .408 .878
Corey Seager 66 .258 6 1 9 .306 .624
Adolis García 64 .203 11 3 11 .288 .679
Mitch Garver 51 .157 5 1 4 .267 .483
Andy Ibáñez 49 .224 6 1 5 .240 .567
Brad Miller 41 .195 4 2 8 .227 .593
Kole Calhoun 40 .175 1 0 1 .214 .414
Willie Calhoun 35 .171 6 1 2 .310 .653
Nick Solak 33 .242 7 2 3 .324 .748

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