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Toronto sends Kyle Drabek vs Yu Darvish in Blue Jays vs Rangers game

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April 30, 7:07 PM | TurfRogers Centre

Texas Rangers vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds

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Rogers Centre hosts an MLB battle between the Toronto Blue Jays and the visiting Texas Rangers on Monday.

Yu Darvish, with a record of 3-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Rangers, while the Blue Jays trot Kyle Drabek to the mound in this one. He is 2-1 so far in 2012.

View Texas vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Rangers listed as favorites of 135 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Blue Jays - Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 7 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 3 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rangers rank No. 1 in the American League at 10.2 hits per game. That compares with Toronto’s No. 6 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Texas features the American League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 2.7 runs per game. Toronto, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the American League at home, scoring 5.2 runs per game.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Rays at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at +123 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Rangers endured a 5-2 loss at the hands of the Rays on Sunday, with Derek Holland throwing 7 innings of 9-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.

Last time out for Toronto, they were a 7-2 winner as they battled the Mariners at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -140 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Blue Jays enjoyed a 7-2 victory at the expense of the Mariners on Sunday, with Henderson Alvarez throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Rogers Centre.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 8-2
After a loss are 9-1

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Rangers at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Texas is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
Toronto is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at Toronto, Tuesday, May 1

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