Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Betting Matchup Report
Cleveland Indians vs Texas Rangers Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Texas and Cleveland on Wednesday, with the host Rangers trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Texas hands the ball to starter Ryan Dempster in this one and he'll try to improve on his 10-6 mark on the year. Cleveland counters with Jeanmar Gomez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rangers bats at the same time.
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Texas sat as -235 favorites. The total was set at 9.5.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 3-ranked Rangers and the American League No. 14-rated Indians in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Indians rank No. 10 in the American League at 8.3 hits per game. That compares with Texas’s No. 1 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Texas has the American League's No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the American League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.
Cleveland lost its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Rangers on September 11. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -230 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Cleveland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-4 to Texas on Tuesday at Rangers Ballpark.
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Indians at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cleveland's last 12 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Texas
Cleveland is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games when playing Texas
Cleveland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games at home
Texas is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games when playing Cleveland
Texas is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Cleveland at Texas, Thursday, September 13