Two division leaders take the field tonight, when the AL West leading Rangers host the AL East’s top team, the Orioles. The Rangers have had the O’s number when the teams faceoff in the Lone Star State, going 6-1 in their last seven home games against them.
- Prince Fielder is 4-for-8 with a home run in his career vs Gausman.
- Mark Trumbo has a .311 average and five home runs in 45 at-bats vs Holland.
- The Orioles are 4-0 SU in their last four games after losing the previous game in a matchup.
Kevin Gausman will bring an ugly 4.78 road ERA to the mound for the Orioles, and hopes to rebound from his last start where he allowed six earned runs in three innings pitched at Fenway Park. Rangers’ hitters have had success vs Gausman in the past, combining to hit .305 in 59 at-bats.
The Rangers will counter with Derek Holland, who’s allowed nine earned runs and four home runs over his last two starts. Those starts came on the road, but Holland has been a different guy at home, posting a 3-1 record and 3.33 ERA in five home starts. With the exception of Mark Trumbo, Orioles’ hitters haven’t had a whole lot of success vs Holland, combining to hit .213 in 136 at-bats.
The Rangers enter the game as +103 underdogs. They’ve gone 6-0 in their last six games as underdogs.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The visiting Baltimore Orioles were -114 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bodog. The total was 9.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-3.6 result in favor of the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Baltimore Orioles vs Texas Rangers Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Texas Rangers sport a record of 45-25 heading into this matchup, while the Baltimore Orioles sit at 40-28 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Baltimore injuries news.
This game puts the Texas Rangers, most recently No. 7 in Odds – Shark
MLB Power Rankings, up against the Baltimore Orioles, who rate a No. 18 in the latest survey.
On offense, it’s a battle between the Texas Rangers and its No. 7-rated batting order, averaging 4.8 runs per nine innings, against the No. 6 line up of the Baltimore Orioles at 4.84 runs per outing.
Baltimore brings the No. 17-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers’s No. 11-ranked defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Baltimore looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Blue Jays, a 11-6 final on Sunday in support of C Tillman at Camden Yards.
The Rangers enjoyed a 5-4 victory at the expense of the Cardinals on Sunday, with M Perez throwing 1.2 innings of 1-hit ball at Busch Stadium.
- Baltimore is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games
- Baltimore is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
- Baltimore is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
- Baltimore is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
- Texas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
- Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas’s last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Baltimore home to San Diego, Tuesday, June 21st
Texas home to Cincinnati, Tuesday, June 21st