The Astros have amassed 20 runs and 29 hits in consecutive victories to end a string of 10 straight series losses in Arlington dating to 2006. Expect the offense to continue as the Over is 4-1 in Astros last 5 overall.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Astros LH Dallas Keuchel (8-5, 3.06 ERA) vs. Rangers RH Yu Darvish (8-4, 2.63)
Keuchel has run into a rough patch over his last three starts, going 0-2 and giving up 14 runs (13 earned) over 18 innings. The Over is 10-4 in Keuchel’s last 14 road starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5. Furthermore, the Over is 5-2-1 in Rangers’ last 8 home games vs. a left-handed starter.
Darvish has also hit a rut over his last four starts, surrendering at least four runs in three of them.