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Baltimore Orioles take on Rangers in baseball test

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Aug 22, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Baltimore Orioles vs Texas Rangers Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Rangers Ballpark on Wednesday as host Texas battles the Baltimore Orioles in baseball odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Derek Holland for the Rangers (7-6 on the year) and Tommy Hunter for Baltimore (4-7 so far).

View Baltimore vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Rangers in this one will find them as -200 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 10.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 2-ranked Rangers and the American League No. 12-rated Orioles in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas' No. 1 ranked American League offense (5 runs per game) against a Orioles defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 10 in the American League at 4.6 runs allowed per game. The Rangers have been averaging 9.6 hits per game, more than the Orioles have managed so far this season (8.3 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Texas has the American League's No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the American League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

Baltimore was a 5-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They won as +169 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors. Baltimore got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Texas on Tuesday at Rangers Ballpark behind starter Chris Tillman.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Baltimore are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

A few Orioles at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games on the road
Baltimore is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas
Texas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games at home
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore

Next up:
Baltimore home to Toronto, Friday, August 24
Texas home to Minnesota, Thursday, August 23

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