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June 16, 3:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Toronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The Texas Rangers battle the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday in MLB betting action at Rangers Ballpark.

The Rangers will turn to Derek Holland and his 5-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Blue Jays send Chien-Ming Wang (0-0) to the hill.

View Toronto vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Blue Jays listed as underdogs of +-171 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 10.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rangers rated this week at No. 5 and the Blue Jays sitting at No. 10.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has the American League's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Blue Jays average 8.8 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the American League list.

Toronto brings the American League's No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers' league No. 5-ranked defense.

Toronto won its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Rangers on June 15. Bettors who backed the Blue Jays at +111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Blue Jays grabbed a win last time out, defeating Josh Lindblom and the Rangers 6-1 on Saturday at Rangers Ballpark.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 5-5
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Blue Jays at Rangers trends to consider:
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Toronto is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing Texas
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing Toronto
Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto

Next up:
Toronto home to Colorado, Monday, June 17
Texas home to Oakland, Monday, June 17

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