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The Cleveland Indians and the Texas Rangers will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Rangers Ballpark.
Scott Kazmir will be the starting pitcher for the Indians on this day. Lefthander Kazmir is 3-3 this season with a 5.24 ERA.
The Rangers will counter Kazmir with Alexi Ogando. Righthander Ogando has a 2.93 ERA to go along with a 4-2 record this season.
In their last action, Cleveland was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
The Rangers were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at +128 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Cleveland has lost 7 straight games.
Cleveland: 30-32 SU
Texas: 37-25 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
Texas most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 8 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Cleveland's last 22 games when playing on the road against Texas
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games at home
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games when playing Cleveland
Texas home to Cleveland, Tuesday, June 11