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Baltimore Orioles at Texas Rangers Betting Odds and Pick

The Baltimore Orioles pay a visit to Texas on Friday, hoping to shut down the Rangers bats in baseball betting action at Globe Life Park.

For the Texas Rangers, Cole Hamels gets the ball, charged with keeping the Baltimore Orioles hitters off the base paths. He'll face Kevin Gausman, 2-5 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Baltimore Orioles were 130 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5-4.5 win for the Orioles on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Baltimore Orioles vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 65-61 record to the battle against the 63-64 Orioles. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Baltimore injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 16-ranked Texas Rangers and the No. 19-rated Baltimore Orioles in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Texas Rangers No. 6-rated offense, averaging 4.45 runs per game, against a Baltimore Orioles defense that ranks No. 11 at 4.02 in runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have averaged 8.74 hits per game so far, more than Baltimore Orioles batters have averaged on the year (8.62 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Baltimore owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.08 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Baltimore batters were mowed down by Y Ventura in their last start, falling 5-3 against Kansas City while striking out 11 times on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Rangers enjoyed a 4-1 victory at the expense of the Blue Jays on Thursday, with Y Gallardo throwing 5.1 innings of 3-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Baltimore is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • Baltimore is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games on the road
  • Baltimore is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing Texas
  • Texas is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 11 games
  • Texas is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • Texas is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing Baltimore

Next Betting Matchups

Baltimore at Texas, Saturday, August 29th