Texas Rangers at Houston Astros: 9/7/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Houston Astros (87-48) vs Texas Rangers (58-76)

Game Info: Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 8:10 pm (Minute Maid Park)

Cristian Javier (8-9) (3.07) vs Cole Ragans (0-2) (4.42)

Betting Odds: Houston Astros -323 / Texas Rangers +220 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Houston Astros will host the Texas Rangers in the third game of their series in the American League West from Minute Maid Park on Wednesday night. The weather is expected to be very humid with a 71.4% chance of rain and 8.7 miles per hour winds.  

The Houston Astros are coming off of a 1 run loss against the Texas Rangers in their last game. The series is at 1-1 going into game 3. 

Framber Valdez got the start for the Houston Astros. He has a 2.64 ERA, with 161 strikes and a 1.13 whip. He surrendered four runs, two earned, on six hits in 6 2/3 innings. He struck out 11 and walked four in the loss. 

Houston Astros right-hander, Cristian Javier will be the starter for this one. He has a 3.07 ERA with 157 strikes and a 1.02 whip. 

The Texas Rangers are coming off of a 1 run win against the Houston Astros in their last game. Corey Seager scored the go-ahead run to get the win for the Rangers. The series is at 1-1 going into game 3. 

Glenn Otto got the start for the Texas Rangers. He has a 4.80 ERA, with 87 strikes and a 1.38 whip. He yielded three runs. two earned, on five hits with five strikeouts in four innings in the win. 

Texas Rangers left-hander, Cole Ragans will be the starter for this one. He has a 4.42 ERA with 9 strikes and a 1.53 whip. 

The Rangers are 19-41 in their last 60 during game 3 of a series and are 32-73 in their last 105 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Rangers are 6-14 in their last 20 games following a win and are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. American League West. The Astros are 4-1 in their last 5 Wednesday games and are 25-7 in their last 32 during game 3 of a series. The Astros are 6-2 in their last 8 overall. Houston should get the bounceback win to retake the lead in this series as the Rangers are 16-37 in the last 53 meetings in Houston.

Clayton’s Pick Astros -2.5

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