Friday, April 27, 2012

Rays vs Rangers MLB Odds

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A winning streak will be on the line for the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday when they battle the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark.
The Rays will give the ball to starter James Shields in this one. Righthander Shields is 3-0 this season with a 2.76 ERA.
Starting this game for the Rangers will be Matt Harrison. The lefthander has a 1.66 ERA to go along with a 3-0 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 135-moneyline favorites versus the Rays, while the game's total is sitting at 9.
Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Angels at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -160 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Rangers were a 7-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -135 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Current streak:
Tampa Bay has won 5 straight games.
Texas has won 2 straight games.
Team records:
Tampa Bay: 12-7 SU
Texas: 15-4 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Texas most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
Texas is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
Texas is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 11 games at home
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Next up:
Texas home to Tampa Bay, Saturday, April 28


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