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Milwaukee BrewersTexas Rangers
Aug 13, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Milwaukee Brewers vs Texas Rangers Odds

51-67TEAM RECORD69-50

Milwaukee travels to Texas for inter-league play on Tuesday, hoping to secure a victory over the Rangers.

Marco Estrada, with a record of 4-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Brewers, while the Rangers trot Alexi Ogando to the mound in this one. He is 5-3 so far in 2013.

View Milwaukee vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Texas sat as -200 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 9, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Rangers, most recently No. 2 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Brewers, who rate a National League No. 11 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has the American League's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Brewers average 8.6 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the National League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Texas has the American League's No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the National League's No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Milwaukee was a 2-0 loser on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Seattle at -200 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Felix Hernandez shut down the Brewers in their last game, striking out 9 in a 2-0 shutout over Milwaukee in baseball action at Safeco Field.

Texas was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Astros. They won as -235 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. Yu Darvish fanned 15 Houston batters in the team's last outing, leading the Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Astros at Minute Maid Park.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 3-5
After playing Seattle are 4-4
After a loss are 6-4

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-4
After playing Houston are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

A few Brewers at Rangers trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 12 games
Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 9 games on the road
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games

Next up:
Milwaukee at Texas, Wednesday, August 14

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