5* Interleague Run Line Game of the Year
Houston vs. Texas,
06/15/2012 20:05 EDT,
Score: 2 - 6
Point Spread: -1½/-135 Texas
5* Interleague Run Line Game of the Year on Rangers -1.5 -135
Let's cut right to the chase. The Rangers are a perfect 5-0 in Yu Darvish's home starts, during which he has carried an ERA of just 3.37. They have won those starts by an average of 4.8 runs with each of the 5 wins coming by 2 runs or more.
The Astros are 0-4 in Jordan Lyles' road starts this season, during which he has posted an ERA of 5.06. They are also 0-3 in his starts against Texas, and he has posted an ERA of 7.00 in those games.
Texas has dominated this series. It has won 11 of 14 meetings since 2012 with 8 of those 11 victories coming by at least 2 runs. We'll take Texas on the run line.