Despite a rash of injuries that have sidelined stars such as Jose Altuve and George Springer for significant chunks of time, the Houston Astros are right where they want to be. Leading the AL West by 7 1/2 games and ranked No. 3 in the latest Dunkel MLB rankings, the Astros (57-33) kick off the second half of the MLB season tonight with a prime time matchup against the Texas Rangers (48-42; No. 14) at Globe Life Park. Framber Valdez (3-4, 4.57) will take the mound for the Astros, while the Rangers will go with Lance Lynn (11-4, 3.91). To get Dunkel’s pick, click HERE.
And Week 5 of the CFL also kicks off tonight with the Edmonton Eskimos (2-1) coming off a bye week as they travel to BC to face the Lions (1-3). To get Dunkel’s pick, click HERE.