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    The Houston Astros visit the Texas Rangers in Game 4 of the ALCS on Thursday at 8:03 PM ET at Globe Life Field. The Rangers have a 2-1 series lead. Jose Urquidy starts for Houston while Texas will counter with Andrew Heaney.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Rangers

    • Game Day: Thursday, October 19, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:03 PM ET
    • Location: Arlington, Texas
    • Stadium: Globe Life Field
    Astros vs Rangers Betting Information
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    How Do I Watch the Astros vs. the Rangers?

    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros rank seventh in MLB play with 222 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
    • Houston has the fourth-best batting average in MLB (.259).
    • The Astros’ .331 on-base percentage ranks fourth-best in MLB.
    • Houston’s batters strike out 7.7 times per game, the third-fewest strikeouts in MLB.
    • The Astros have hit 130 homers on the road this season (1.6 per game).
    • Houston is slugging .460 with 3.5 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The club is batting .268 with 773 hits (9.5 per game) on the road this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker leads Houston with 163 hits and an OBP of .369, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .517. He’s batting .284.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, he is 18th in batting average, 15th in on-base percentage, and 13th in slugging.
    • Alex Bregman has an OPS of .804, fueled by an OBP of .363 and a team-best slugging percentage of .441 this season. He’s batting .262.
    • He ranks 64th in batting average, 20th in on-base percentage and 69th in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • Yordan Alvarez is batting .293 with a .583 slugging percentage and 97 RBI this year.
    • Alvarez takes a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .400 with two doubles, three home runs, a walk and five RBI.
    • Jose Altuve is batting .311 with a .393 OBP and 51 RBI for Houston this season.

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers rank third in Major League Baseball with 233 home runs.
    • Texas’ .263 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking second in MLB.
    • The Rangers have an on-base percentage of .337 this season, which ranks third in the league.
    • Texas ranks 17th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.7 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 143 homers, an average of 1.8 per game, in 81 home contests this season.
    • In 81 home games this season, it is slugging .495 with 316 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 9.2 base hits per game and batting .274 as a team at home this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Marcus Semien has a slugging percentage of .478, a team-best for the Rangers. He’s batting .276 with an on-base percentage of .348.
    • Including all the qualified players in MLB, he is 28th in batting average, 39th in on-base percentage and 33rd in slugging percentage.
    • Corey Seager leads his team with 156 hits and a .390 OBP. He has a batting average of .327 while slugging .623.
    • He is currently fifth in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and second in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Adolis Garcia has 29 doubles, 39 home runs and 65 walks while hitting .245.
    • Nate Lowe is batting .262 with 38 doubles, three triples, 17 home runs and 93 walks.

    Astros vs. Rangers Probable Pitchers

    Jose Urquidy (HOU) Pitcher Andrew Heaney (TEX)
    3 – 3 W/L 10 – 6
    63 IP 147.1
    5.29 ERA 4.15
    1.429 WHIP 1.378
    6.4 K/9 9.2
    3.6 BB/9 3.7

    Astros vs. Rangers Injury Updates

    • Astros: Luis Garcia: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Rangers: Jacob deGrom: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ian Kennedy: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Brad Miller: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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

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