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Texas Rangers
Saturday, May 10, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers get a visit from the Boston Red Sox in MLB baseball betting action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Texas Rangers will rely on Martin Perez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jon Lester will be his counterpart for the Boston Red Sox. Martin Perez is 4-2 this season, and Jon Lester is 3-4.

Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Texas Rangers as 112 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4-3.8 victory for the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas (19-17) will face the 17-18 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Boston injuries news.

This game puts the Texas Rangers, most recently No. 13 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Boston Red Sox, who rate a No. 12 in the latest survey.

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How Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Texas Rangers No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.28 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.03 runs per game. The Rangers have averaged 8.81 hits per game to date this season, more than the Red Sox hitters have managed (8.17 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Red Sox own the No. 20 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Boston, they were an 8-0 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -138 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Red Sox were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Texas staff and losing 8-0 to the Rangers on Friday at Globe Life Park.

Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Betting Odds Trends

Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston's last 16 games on the road
Texas is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Texas is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games when playing Boston
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Texas, Sunday, May 11th

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