Despite Zack Greinke’s strong stats on the season the Los Angeles Dodgers are just 2-4 in his last six trips to the mound as the righthander gets the ball again on Thursday night in baseball betting action against the Texas Rangers.
Greinke is 5-2 with a 1.95 ERA on the season, and he was tagged with a loss by the Padres last time out despite giving up just two runs over his eight innings of work. Anthony Ranaudo (0-1, 32.40 ERA) is the starter for the Rangers.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Texas Rangers before the first pitch in this match found them as 194 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bodog. They saw the over/under total of 7 earlier at TopBet.
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.3-3.9 win for the Rangers. A 5.3-3.9 result in favor of the Rangers is the prediction by the Odds – VSB
handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Los Angeles (37-29) will face the 36-30 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Texas injuries news.
The Los Angeles Dodgers vs Texas Rangers odds would favor the Dodgers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 5 in the current Odds – VSB
poll, while Texas is at No. 6.
The game also pits Los Angeles Dodgers No. 11-rated offense, averaging 4.3 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers defense that ranks No. 18 at 4.3 in runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers have averaged 8.47 hits per game so far, less than Texas Rangers batters have averaged on the year (8.58 hits per game).
Los Angeles owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas’s No. 18-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Texas shook off a 10-strikeout performance from Clayton Kershaw and still came out on top last tiime, emerging with a 5-3 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.
- Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Texas’s last 13 games
- Texas is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’s last 7 games on the road
- LA Dodgers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games
- LA Dodgers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
- LA Dodgers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
Next Betting Matchups
Texas at Chicago, Friday, June 19th
Los Angeles home to San Francisco, Friday, June 19th