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Matt Harrison faces Michael Pelfrey in MLB odds action

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June 24, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

New York Mets vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The New York Mets will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Rangers in Texas at Rangers Ballpark on Friday in baseball action.

Matt Harrison gets the call for the Texas Rangers and he will try to build on a 5-6 mark. In the other dugout, Michael Pelfrey brings a 4-5 ledger to the game for the Mets as he tries to quiet the Rangers bats.

View NY Mets vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Texas opened as -155 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 9.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rangers at No. 3 in the American League and the Mets at No. 9 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas' American League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 4.6 runs per game, against a Mets offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.2 runs per game in the league. The Rangers have averaged 9.1 hits per game to date this season, more than the Mets hitters have managed (8.7 per nine innings).

Texas owns the American League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's National League No. 9-rated defense.

New York won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Athletics on June 23. Bettors who backed the Mets at -131 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Athletics, a 4-1 final on Thursday in support of Chris Capuano at Citi Field.

In their last action, Texas was a 5-3 loser at home against the Astros. Bettors on Houston at +175 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Rangers endured a 5-3 loss at the hands of the Astros on Wednesday, with Colby Lewis throwing 7 innings of 3-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 2-4
After playing Oakland are 6-2
After a win are 5-5

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 2-4
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Mets at Rangers trends to consider:
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas' last 9 games at home
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets

Next up:
NY Mets at Texas, Saturday, June 25

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