Texas Rangers vs Colorado Rockies in MLB odds
Colorado Rockies vs Texas Rangers Odds
Texas' pitching staff and batting order hope to create an unwelcoming environment in interleague play on Sunday when the Colorado Rockies pay a visit to Rangers Ballpark.
Alex White, with a record of 2-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Rockies, while the Rangers trot Matt Harrison to the mound in this one. He is 9-3 so far in 2012.
Baseball odds makers opened the Rangers as -255 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 10.5.
The Rangers sit at No. 1 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rockies sit at a National League No. 8 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas' American League No. 1-ranked scoring average of 5.3 runs per game, against a Rockies offense rated No. 1 and scoring 5 runs per game in the league. The Rangers have averaged 9.9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Rockies hitters have managed (9.1 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Colorado owns the National League's No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Colorado was a 11-7 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Colorado at +245 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (18) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Rockies grabbed a win last time out, defeating Colby Lewis and the Rangers 11-7 on Saturday at Rangers Ballpark.
Colorado Rockies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Texas are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Colorado are 1-9
After a loss are 6-4
A few Rockies at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing Texas
Colorado is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Colorado's last 18 games on the road
Colorado is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Texas' last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 7 games when playing Colorado
Colorado home to Washington, Monday, June 25
Texas home to Detroit, Monday, June 25