Astros vs Rangers Game Breakdown & Projections – Mon, Apr 8th 2024

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Houston Astros

Astros

3W-7L

Houston Astros

April 08, 2024

08:05PM EST

Odds: 10.0 o/u

Rangers

6W-3L

Texas Rangers
Texas Rangers

Alright, sports fans, it’s time to buckle up because we’re headed deep into the heart of Texas for a Lone Star showdown that’s hotter than a jalapeño popper on a summer day. The Houston Astros, who’ve been stumbling around like a cowboy after a few too many shots of tequila with a 3W-7L record, are saddling up to face the Texas Rangers, who’ve been roping wins like a seasoned wrangler with a 6W-3L record. They’re meeting at the grand ol’ Globe Life Field, with the first pitch set to fly at 08:05PM EST. The Astros are trailing behind like a tumbleweed in the wind, 3.5 games back in the American League conference, while the Rangers are sitting pretty at 0.0 games back. The betting lines are hotter than a Texas chili cook-off, with the over/under set at 10.0, the Astros line at -138, and the Rangers line at 115. The Rangers are looking to recover faster than a prairie dog dodging a rattlesnake after their 1-3 loss against HOU on 04/09/24. Meanwhile, the Astros are riding high after their 3-1 win against TEX on 04/09/24. The weather’s looking about as predictable as a game of Texas Hold ’em, overcast with winds from the SSW at 6.9 mph. Temperature’s at 64.9° with 87% humidity. So, whether you’re an Astro-nomical fan or a Ranger danger, get ready because this game is set to be a real Texas standoff.

Game Breakdown

Game Time: April 08, 2024 08:05PM EST
Location: Globe Life Field, Texas
Weather: Overcast with winds from the SSW at 6.9 mph. Temperature is at 64.9° with 87% humidity.

Vegas Odds

HOU ML TEX ML Over/Under Line
Open -138 +115 10.0 -1.5/1.5
Recent -142 +119 9.0 -1.5/1.5
Difference -4 +4 -1.0

Team Performance

hou Team Logo
LAST 10
3W-7L
AWAY
144W-101L

58.7% Win Probability

tex Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
HOME
123W-123L

41.3% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Runs O/U O/U DIFF ATS
04/05/24 Houston Astros HOU 2 Over +2.0
Texas Rangers TEX 10
04/06/24 Houston Astros HOU 2 Under -1.0
Texas Rangers TEX 7
04/07/24 Houston Astros HOU 3 Under -6.0
Texas Rangers TEX 1
04/14/23 Texas Rangers TEX 6 Under -2.0
Houston Astros HOU 2
04/15/23 Texas Rangers TEX 2 Push -0.0
Houston Astros HOU 8
04/16/23 Texas Rangers TEX 9 Push -0.0
Houston Astros HOU 1
06/30/23 Houston Astros HOU 5 Under -2.0
Texas Rangers TEX 3
07/01/23 Houston Astros HOU 2 Under -3.0
Texas Rangers TEX 5
07/02/23 Houston Astros HOU 5 Under -2.0
Texas Rangers TEX 3
07/03/23 Houston Astros HOU 12 Over +13.0
Texas Rangers TEX 11
07/24/23 Texas Rangers TEX 9 Over +9.0
Houston Astros HOU 10
07/25/23 Texas Rangers TEX 3 Under -3.0
Houston Astros HOU 4
07/26/23 Texas Rangers TEX 13 Over +8.0
Houston Astros HOU 5
09/04/23 Houston Astros HOU 13 Over +9.0
Texas Rangers TEX 6
09/05/23 Houston Astros HOU 14 Over +5.0
Texas Rangers TEX 1
09/06/23 Houston Astros HOU 12 Over +5.0
Texas Rangers TEX 3

Astros Vs Over/Under

Rangers Vs Over/Under

Framber Valdez
Framber Valdez
ERA 3.455 | IP 198.0 | 12.0W-11.0L | KO 200.0
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
04-02-24 vsTOR 2-1L 7.7 6 0 5 Under
03-28-24 vsNYY 5-4L 4.7 5 3 5 Push
09-27-23 @SEA 8-3W 4.0 5 3 7 Over
09-22-23 vsKC 7-5L 5.3 4 7 10 Over
09-17-23 @KC 7-1W 7.0 5 1 5 Under
09-11-23 vsOAK 4-0L 7.0 4 3 10 Under
09-05-23 @TEX 14-1W 7.0 6 1 4 Over
08-30-23 @BOS 7-4W 6.0 5 4 5 Over
08-25-23 @DET 1-4L 7.0 0 0 6 Under
08-19-23 vsSEA 10-3L 5.0 10 6 5 Over
Andrew Heaney
Andrew Heaney
ERA 4.154 | IP 147.3 | 10.0W-6.0L | KO 151.0
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
04-02-24 @TB 2-5L 4.7 4 3 7 Under
09-30-23 @SEA 6-1W 4.3 5 0 2 Under
09-28-23 @SEA 2-3L 1.0 0 0 2 Under
09-25-23 @LAA 5-1W 1.3 0 0 0 Under
09-22-23 vsSEA 5-8W 2.3 0 0 2 Over
09-19-23 vsBOS 4-6W 0.3 1 1 1 Over
09-15-23 @CLE 3-12L 2.0 6 6 3 Over
09-10-23 vsOAK 4-9W 3.7 4 0 6 Over
09-04-23 vsHOU 13-6L 4.7 5 3 1 Over
08-29-23 @NYM 2-1W 5.3 5 0 7 Under

Astros Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
04/09 vs TEX 3-1W 4 1 Under
04/08 vs TEX 2-7L 8 0 Push
04/07 vs TEX 2-10L 3 1 Over
04/05 @ TOR 8-0W 15 4 Under
04/04 @ TOR 1-2L 8 1 Under
04/03 @ TOR 10-0W 12 5 Over
04/02 @ NYY 3-4L 12 1 Under
04/01 @ NYY 3-5L 4 0 Under
03/31 @ NYY 1-7L 7 0 Under
03/30 @ NYY 4-5L 13 1 Push
10/03 vs ARI 9-1W 9 2 Over
10/02 vs ARI 1-0W 6 0 Under
10/01 vs ARI 2-1W 8 0 Under
09/29 vs SEA 8-3W 14 3 Over
09/28 vs SEA 2-6L 10 0 Under

Rangers Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
04/09 @ HOU 1-3L 2 0 Under
04/08 @ HOU 7-2W 15 0 Push
04/07 @ HOU 10-2W 16 2 Over
04/05 vs TB 4-1W 10 1 Under
04/04 vs TB 2-5L 7 0 Under
04/03 vs TB 9-3W 8 2 Over
04/02 @ CHC 5-9L 8 0 Over
04/01 @ CHC 11-2W 16 3 Over
03/30 @ CHC 4-3W 8 2 Under
10/03 vs SEA 0-1L 4 0 Under
10/02 vs SEA 6-1W 8 0 Under
10/01 vs SEA 0-8L 3 0 Under
09/30 vs SEA 2-3L 3 2 Under
09/29 vs LAA 5-0W 10 3 Under
09/28 vs LAA 3-9L 6 1 Over

Team’s Batting Order

Astros Notable Injuries

  • No notable injuries for players that have played at least once in the last four weeks.

Rangers Notable Injuries

  • Josh Jung OUT (3B): Avg: 0.263 SLG:0.465 Last game: 04/03/24. Impact: 4.0
  • Josh Sborz OUT (RP): Avg: 0.0 SLG:0.0 Last game: 04/08/24. Impact: 0.6
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