Astros Led By Pitcher Justin Verlander at Home Expected to Beat the Rangers

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 | Emma Botos


Lance Lynn
Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA License

September 17, 2019 -- The Snoozle Sports MLB prediction model estimates the Astros to take the home win over the Rangers with a 82.12% estimate of being correct.

This game is setup to be a pitching duel between the Astros's Justin Verlander and the Rangers's Lance Lynn. Our model forecasts the Astros pitcher will have an outing for 7.724 innings, allowing 0.994 earned runs, with a 1.670 walks. The Rangers's Lance Lynn is predicted to throw for 6.428 innings, allowing 2.932 earned runs, with 4.742 Ks.

In a hitting matchup, Yordan Alvarez of the Astros will see who has the better stick against the visiting slugger Nick Solak. The Astros's Yordan Alvarez is estimated to score 0.768 runs, 0.947 RBIs and have a 0.397 OBP. Based on the Snoozle MLB model, Nick Solak is predicted to bat for 0.241 with 0.304 RBIs and 0.320 runs scored.

Based on the -313 odds and an estimated 82.12% chance to win, the Astros are the best value for the money line. With a predicted 63.89% likelihood and -122 odds at 8.5 runs, the under line is the best value.

Posted at Tue, September 17, 2019 13:05:02 UTC