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Blue Jays face Texas Rangers: MLB odds preview and stats

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May 27, 3:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Odds

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Texas will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Toronto Blue Jays pay a visit to Rangers Ballpark.

Yu Darvish gets the call for the Texas Rangers and he will try to build on a 6-2 mark. In the other dugout, Kyle Drabek brings a 4-4 ledger to the game for the Blue Jays as he tries to quiet the Rangers bats.

View Toronto vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Rangers as -200 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 9.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 2-rated Blue Jays taking on the American League's No. 1-rated Rangers in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Texas owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the American League at 10.4 per game. By contrast, the Blue Jays are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.3 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Texas has the American League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the American League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Toronto was an 8-7 loser in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They lost as +157 underdogs, while the total score of 15 made winners of OVER bettors. The Blue Jays got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Texas on Saturday; it was an 8-7 final at Rangers Ballpark in MLB wagering action.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

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

Next up:
Toronto home to Baltimore, Monday, May 28
Texas home to Seattle, Monday, May 28

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