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    The Texas Rangers (50-34) and the Houston Astros (46-38) square off on Monday at Globe Life Field, beginning at 2:05 PM ET. The Rangers are favored on the moneyline (-117), while the Astros are -103 underdogs, even though they are favored against the spread (1.5) with +161 odds. Texas’ Martin Perez gets the start against Houston’s Cristian Javier.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rangers vs. Astros

    • Game Day: Monday, July 3, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:05 PM ET
    • Location: Arlington, Texas
    • Stadium: Globe Life Field
    Rangers vs Astros Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rangers -117 9

    How Do I Watch the Rangers vs. the Astros?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers average 1.4 home runs per game to rank sixth in MLB action with 114 total home runs.
    • Texas has an MLB-high .274 batting average.
    • The Texas Rangers lead the league with a .343 on-base percentage.
    • Texas strikes out 8.8 times per game, the No. 15 mark in baseball.
    • The Rangers average 1.7 homers per game when playing at home this season (73 total in home outings).
    • Texas is slugging .499 with 4.0 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club is batting .287 with 436 hits (9.9 per game) at home this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Marcus Semien leads Texas with a slugging percentage of .462, fueled by 38 extra-base hits. He has a .287 batting average and an on-base percentage of .351.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, his batting average ranks 18th, his on-base percentage ranks 36th, and he is 51st in slugging.
    • Adolis Garcia has 83 hits, which ranks first among Texas batters this season. He’s batting .259 with 38 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .503 with an on-base percentage of .327.
    • His batting average is 72nd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 81st, and his slugging percentage 20th.
    • Nate Lowe leads Texas in OBP (.369) this season, fueled by 90 hits.
    • Jonah Heim has 12 home runs, 56 RBI and a batting average of .285 this season.

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros have hit 98 homers this season, which ranks 13th in the league.
    • Houston’s .248 batting average ranks 16th in the majors this season.
    • The Astros have an on-base percentage of .318 this season, which ranks 17th in the league.
    • Houston is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking fifth with an average of 7.9 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 54 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 43 road contests this season.
    • In 43 road games this season, it is slugging .418 with 136 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .253 with 8.8 base hits per contest.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker has accumulated a team-best OBP (.361) and slugging percentage (.466), while leading the Astros in hits (85, while batting .285).
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, his batting average places him 22nd, his on-base percentage ranks 27th, and he is 46th in slugging.
    • Alex Bregman has 11 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 47 walks while batting .246. He’s slugging .405 with an on-base percentage of .345.
    • He is currently 99th in batting average, 46th in on-base percentage and 100th in slugging percentage among all qualified batters.
    • Mauricio Dubon has 18 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 10 walks while batting .288.
    • Jeremy Pena has 16 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 17 walks while batting .253.

    Rangers vs. Astros Probable Pitchers

    Martín Pérez (TEX) Pitcher Cristian Javier (HOU)
    7 – 3 W/L 7 – 1
    90.1 IP 87
    4.28 ERA 3.72
    1.417 WHIP 1.172
    6.0 K/9 8.1
    3.0 BB/9 2.6

    Rangers vs. Astros Injury Updates

    • Rangers: José Leclerc: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Jacob deGrom: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Astros: Yordan Alvarez: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Jose Urquidy: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Garcia: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Michael Brantley: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Framber Valdez: day-to-day (Ankle), Jeremy Pena: day-to-day (Neck)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Rangers and Astros (Last 10 Games)

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