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Aug 21, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Baltimore Orioles vs Texas Rangers Odds

66-56TEAM RECORD71-50

A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Baltimore duelling Texas on Tuesday at Rangers Ballpark.

Chris Tillman, with a record of 5-2 on the season, gets the ball for the Orioles, while the Rangers trot Scott Feldman to the mound in this one. He is 5-8 so far in 2012.

View Baltimore vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Orioles were listed as +-175 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 10.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 2 (Rangers) and the No. 12 (Orioles) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Texas and its American League No. 1-rated batting order, averaging 5.1 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 11 lineup of the Orioles at 4.2 runs per outing.

Texas owns the American League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Baltimore's American League No. 10-rated defense.

In their last action, Baltimore was a 5-1 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Texas at -174 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Orioles were saddled with a loss last time out in Miguel Gonzalez's start, as they lost 5-1 against Texas on Monday at Rangers Ballpark.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Orioles at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 7 games on the road
Baltimore is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
Baltimore is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Texas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Baltimore
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing Baltimore
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Baltimore at Texas, Wednesday, August 22

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