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    Trey Mancini will try to get his 100th hit of the season (he has 99) when the Houston Astros (71-40) square off against the Texas Rangers (48-61) on Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET. The Astros are favored (-315) over the Rangers (+253). Houston has Justin Verlander starting things off, and Texas counters with Glenn Otto.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Rangers

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: Minute Maid Park
    Astros vs Rangers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -315 7.5

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros rank third-best in MLB action with 152 total home runs.
    • The Astros rank 16th in MLB with a .241 batting average.
    • The Astros’ .316 on-base percentage is 11th in the league.
    • The Astros strike out 7.4 times per game to rank third in baseball.
    • The Astros average 1.4 homers per home game this season (73 total at home).
    • The Astros have a .436 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages eight hits per game and is batting .248 at home this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Yordan Alvarez has 97 hits and an OBP of .403, both of which are best among Houston hitters this season.
    • Among qualifying batters in the majors, Alvarez’s batting average ranks 20th, his on-base percentage ranks third, and he is second in slugging.
    • Alex Bregman is hitting .251 with 26 doubles, 13 home runs and 59 walks.
    • Bregman ranks 86th in batting average, 33rd in on-base percentage and 79th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Jose Altuve has hit 19 homers with a team-high .513 SLG this season.
    • Kyle Tucker has 19 home runs, 68 RBI and a batting average of .242 this season.

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers’ 136 home runs rank eighth in Major League Baseball.
    • The Rangers have a team batting average of .239 this season, which ranks 19th among MLB teams.
    • The Rangers have an OBP of .301 this season, which ranks 25th in MLB.
    • The Rangers rank 21st in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.3 home runs per game in their 55 road contests this season.
    • In 55 road games this season, they’re slugging .403 with 163 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .243 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Corey Seager has put up 100 hits, a team-high for the Rangers.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Seager’s batting average puts him 90th, his on-base percentage ranks 78th, and he is 29th in slugging.
    • Marcus Semien has 18 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs and 37 walks while hitting .239.
    • Semien is currently 109th in batting average, 125th in on-base percentage and 94th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Adolis Garcia has 21 doubles, four triples, 19 home runs and 27 walks while batting .248.
    • Nate Lowe leads his team with a .332 OBP, and has a club-best .461 slugging percentage.

    Astros vs. Rangers Probable Pitchers

    Verlander Otto
    20 GS 16
    15-3 W-L 4-8
    1.73 ERA 5.31
    130.0 IP 78.0
    23 BB 39
    127 SO 64
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