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Texas Rangers Host Philadelphia Phillies in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The visiting Philadelphia Phillies hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to pick up a win at Globe Life Park against the Texas Rangers.

Philadelphia puts its faith in starter Nick Pivetta to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-2. Getting the ball for the Texas Rangers is Martin Perez, who owns a 1-5 record on the season with a 3.89 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Philadelphia Phillies were 153 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 10 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 7.2-3.2 win for the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 21-20 record to the battle against the 14-23 Phillies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The Texas Rangers vs Philadelphia Phillies odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 16 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Philadelphia is at No. 18.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Texas Rangers and its No. 13-rated batting order, averaging 4.73 runs per nine innings, against the No. 17 line up of the Philadelphia Phillies at 4.57 runs per outing.

Defensively, Philadelphia features the No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.71 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 at home, scoring 5 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Phillies were saddled with a loss last time out in Zach Eflin's start, as they lost 9-3 against Texas on Wednesday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, Friday, May 19th
Texas at Detroit, Friday, May 19th

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