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Texas Rangers take on Red Sox in baseball test

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June 6, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox Odds

36-22TEAM RECORD36-24

The Boston Red Sox host Texas on Thursday, looking to build on their 36-24 mark against the 36-22 Rangers in MLB betting action at Fenway Park.

The match puts starter Derek Holland for the Rangers on the hill facing Jon Lester for the Red Sox. Holland brings a 5-2 mark to the game, while Lester is 6-2 to date on the season.

View Texas vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Red Sox as -151 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at GTbets.eu started to move the line.

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.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rangers rank No. 3 in the American League at 9.2 hits per game. That compares with Boston’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the American League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at +117 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Rangers enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Red Sox on Wednesday, with Alexi Ogando throwing 5 2/3 innings of 3-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rangers at Red Sox trends to consider:
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing Boston
Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Texas
Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Texas at Toronto, Friday, June 7
Boston home to LA Angels, Friday, June 7