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    The Houston Astros (56-44) host the Texas Rangers (59-41) on Monday at 8:10 PM ET. The Astros are moneyline underdogs (-105) against the favored Rangers (-114). Texas’ Jon Gray starts against Houston’s Brandon Bielak.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rangers vs. Astros

    • Game Day: Monday, July 24, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: Minute Maid Park
    Rangers vs Astros Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rangers -114 9

    How Do I Watch the Rangers vs. the Astros?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet SW

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers rank sixth in MLB play with 137 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
    • Texas has an MLB-best .273 batting average.
    • The Rangers have a league-best .341 on-base percentage.
    • Texas strikes out 8.5 times per game, the No. 14 mark in the majors.
    • The Rangers have hit 48 homers on the road this season (one per game).
    • Texas is averaging 3.5 extra-base hits per game while slugging .422 on the road.
    • On the road this season the team averages 9.3 hits per game and is batting .261.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Marcus Semien leads Texas in slugging percentage (.446) thanks to 43 extra-base hits. He has a .271 batting average and an on-base percentage of .338.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, he is 44th in batting average, 56th in on-base percentage, and 59th in slugging.
    • Semien will look for his third straight game with a hit in this contest. In his last five games he is batting .238 with two home runs and three RBI.
    • Adolis Garcia has 97 hits, which ranks first among Texas batters this season. He’s batting .260 with 46 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .512 with an on-base percentage of .335.
    • Among all qualifying players, he is 69th in batting average, 65th in on-base percentage and 14th in slugging percentage.
    • Nate Lowe leads Texas in OBP (.373) this season, fueled by 110 hits.
    • Lowe has recorded at least one base hit in seven straight games. During his last 10 games he is batting .400 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs, six walks and eight RBI.
    • Jonah Heim has been key for Texas with 91 hits, an OBP of .339 plus a slugging percentage of .491.

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros rank 10th in Major League Baseball with 124 home runs.
    • Houston’s .248 batting average ranks 17th in the majors this season.
    • The Astros have an OBP of .318 this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.
    • Houston ranks fourth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.8 Ks per contest.
    • In 47 games at home this season, they’ve hit 50 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • In 47 home games this season, it is slugging .388 with 123 hits going for extra bases.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .240 with 7.8 base hits per contest.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker has 108 hits with a .379 on-base percentage and a .514 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Astros. He’s batting .302.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, he is ninth in batting average, 11th in on-base percentage and 12th in slugging percentage.
    • Tucker brings a nine-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last 10 games he is batting .395 with five doubles, four home runs, six walks and 12 RBI.
    • Alex Bregman is batting .250 with 13 doubles, two triples, 16 home runs and 53 walks. He’s slugging .419 with an on-base percentage of .343.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he ranks 91st in batting average, 47th in on-base percentage and 89th in slugging percentage.
    • Mauricio Dubon has 18 doubles, two triples, five home runs and 10 walks while batting .269.
    • Jeremy Pena is hitting .241 with 16 doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 20 walks.

    Rangers vs. Astros Probable Pitchers

    Jon Gray (TEX) Pitcher Brandon Bielak (HOU)
    6 – 5 W/L 5 – 5
    103.1 IP 65
    3.31 ERA 3.46
    1.181 WHIP 1.385
    7.2 K/9 6.9
    3 BB/9 3.6

    Rangers vs. Astros Injury Updates

    • Rangers: Corey Seager: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Josh Sborz: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Jacob deGrom: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jon Gray: day-to-day (Shin), Adolis García: day-to-day (Hand)
    • Astros: Jose Altuve: 10 Day IL (Oblique), 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)

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

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