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The Tampa Bay Rays and the Texas Rangers will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.
Lefthander Matt Moore will take the mound for the Rays to start this game. Moore is 1-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.
Starting this game for the Rangers will be Derek Holland. The lefthander has a 2.57 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
The Rays were a 6-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -128 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Tampa Bay has lost 3 straight games.
Texas has won 3 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 3-5 SU
Texas: 6-2 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Texas most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Texas
Tampa Bay is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay at Boston, Friday, April 12
Texas at Seattle, Thursday, April 11