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Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays

The Texas Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Tropicana Field.

Yu Darvish will be the starting pitcher for the Rangers on this day. Righthander Darvish is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

The Rays will counter Darvish with Alex Cobb. Righthander Cobb has a 7.20 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.

The Rangers were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -180 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Texas has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Texas: 2-3 SU
Tampa Bay: 4-2 SU

Texas most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
Texas is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
Tampa Bay is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing Texas

Next up:
Texas at Boston, Monday, April 7
Tampa Bay at Kansas City, Monday, April 7