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Baseball Matchup - Boston Red Sox Texas Rangers Odds Preview

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June 5, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox Odds

35-22TEAM RECORD36-23

The Boston Red Sox host Texas on Wednesday, looking to build on their 36-23 mark against the 35-22 Rangers in MLB betting action at Fenway Park.

The Red Sox will rely on John Lackey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Alexi Ogando will be his counterpart for the Rangers. John Lackey is 3-5 this season, and Alexi Ogando is 4-2.

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Betting Line:
The moneyline was hovering in the range of -106 for the Red Sox in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 9.5 at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 2 (Red Sox) and the No. 3 (Rangers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Boston's No. 2-rated American League offense, averaging 5.2 runs per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 1 in the American League at 3.8 in runs allowed per game. The Red Sox have averaged 9.2 hits per game so far, less than Rangers batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the American League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

The Rangers were a 17-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -142 on the moneyline, while the total score (22) was good news for OVER bettors. Texas was routed on Tuesday at Fenway Park, having a 17-5 loss put on them by the Boston Red Sox in baseball betting action.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

A few Rangers at Red Sox trends to consider:
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas' last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas' last 10 games when playing Boston
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at Boston, Thursday, June 6