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June 4, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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The Boston Red Sox battle the visiting Texas Rangers on Tuesday in MLB betting action at Fenway Park.

Boston hands the ball to starter Ryan Dempster in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-6 mark on the year. Texas counters with Justin Grimm, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.

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Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Rangers listed as underdogs of +150 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 10, check for updates at GTbets.eu.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 2-ranked Red Sox and the American League No. 3-rated Rangers in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 4-rated American League offense, averaging 5 runs per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 1 in the American League at 3.6 in runs allowed per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.1 hits per game so far, less than Rangers batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).

Boston owns the American League's No. 3 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas' American League No. 1-rated defense.

Texas was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Royals. They won as -208 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Rangers enjoyed a 3-1 victory at the expense of the Royals on Sunday, with Yu Darvish throwing 7 innings of 3-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.

In their last action, Boston was a 3-0 winner on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on Boston at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Clay Buchholz chucked 5 shutout innings at the Yankees in their last game, striking out 4 in a 3-0 win against New York in baseball action at Yankee Stadium.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Rangers at Red Sox trends to consider:
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at Boston, Wednesday, June 5

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