The Houston Astros take on the Texas Rangers tonight at The Ballpark in Arlington. Erik Bedard and Justin Grimm are the scheduled starters. Check the MLB odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The Astros enter in last place in the AL Central, 19.5 games behind these Rangers for first place. They have lost their last two games and have won two of their last eight games. They come in with a 17-32 record on the road this season. Erik Bedard has a 3-4 record, 4.59 ERA and 1.49 WHIP. In his last start against the Rays, he tossed 5 1/3 innings giving up six hits and four earned runs while striking out three. On the road this season he has a 6.69 ERA and 26 earned runs over 35 innings pitched. Against Texas this season, he tossed 8 1/3 innings giving up five hits and two earned runs.
The Rangers are in first place in the AL West, winning six of their last ten games and are 26-18 on the road this season. They are currently on a two game winning streak and are tied with Oakland currently. Justin Grimm comes in with au a 7-6 record, 5.84 ERA and 1.56 WHIP. In his last start against Seattle he pitched four innings giving up seven hits, six earned runs and walked two batters. At home this season he has a 4.93 ERA and 1.43 WHIP.
This is a battle of a first place and last place team. I’ll go with the Rangers because they are simply better and Grimm should bounce back but first claim sportsbook promotion codes.