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Philadelphia Phillies

Texas Rangers
73-89 March 31, 2014, 02:05 PM | Globe Life Park 91-72



Texas will try to be nasty hosts on Monday when the Philadelphia Phillies pay a visit to Globe Life Park.

The match puts starter Cliff Lee for the Phillies on the hill facing Tanner Scheppers for the Rangers. Lee brings a 0-0 mark to the game, while Scheppers is 0-0 to date on the season.View Philadelphia Phillies vs Texas Rangers Odds and Stats.

Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Rangers as 100 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as 5Dimes.

According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 8-ranked Rangers and the No. 24-rated Phillies in this matchup.

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In their last action, Philadelphia was a 12-5 loser on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Atlanta at -246 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (17) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Philadelphia suffered a 12-5 loss against Atlanta on Sunday, as Zach Miner wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Turner Field.

Texas lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Rays on September 30. Bettors who backed the Rays at -114 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Texas suffered a 5-2 loss against Tampa Bay on Monday, as Martin Perez wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Rangers Ballpark.

A few Phillies at Rangers trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 15 games
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Philadelphia is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Texas
Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games at home


Next up:
Philadelphia at Texas, Tuesday, April 1st

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