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MLB BASEBALL

Texas Rangers vs. Tampa Bay Rays

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

The Rangers will trot Alexi Ogando out to the mound in this one. Righthander Ogando has a 5-4 record and a 3.47 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Rays will be Jeremy Hellickson. The righthander has a 5.04 ERA to go along with a 11-8 record this season.

In their last action, Texas was a 6-2 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -130 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Texas has lost 7 straight games.

Team records:
Texas: 81-68 SU
Tampa Bay: 82-67 SU

Texas most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8

Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 1-9
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER 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
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Tampa Bay's last 25 games at home

Next up:
Tampa Bay home to Texas, Wednesday, September 18