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Cleveland Indians vs Texas Rangers Betting Matchup Report

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July 28, 1:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Odds

56-48TEAM RECORD55-48

Progressive Field hosts an MLB battle between the Cleveland Indians and the visiting Texas Rangers on Sunday.

For the Indians, Ubaldo Jimenez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Rangers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Alexi Ogando, 4-2 on the year.

View Texas vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those going with the Indians in this one found them listed as moneyline favorites of -110 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Indians rated this week at No. 8 and the Rangers sitting at No. 4.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has the American League's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.7 hits per game. The Rangers average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the American League list.

Texas brings the American League's No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Indians' league No. 8-ranked defense.

In their last action, Texas was a 1-0 loser on the road against the Indians. Bettors on Cleveland at +105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Yu Darvish fanned 11 batters in a 1-0 loss against Cleveland in the team's last game, played on Saturday at Progressive Field.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Rangers at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas' last 7 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing Texas
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 8 games

Next up:
Texas home to LA Angels, Monday, July 29
Cleveland home to Chi White Sox, Monday, July 29