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BoSox On The Verge of Season-High Winning Streak

The Boston Red Sox are heading toward the all-star break on an absolute tear, going 8-1 in their past nine, including victories in each of their past six. The BoSox, who have not won seven straight games since their 11-game streak near the end of last season, attempt to complete the three-game series sweep against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday.

Shark Bites
  • Andrew Cashner allowed 5 runs with 4 walks in 5.0 innings against the Red Sox earlier this season.
  • The Red Sox are 6-0 SU and ATS in their last 6 games against the Rangers.
  • The total has gone OVER in the Rangers' last 5 games.

Doug Fister will make his third start for the Red Sox after being picked up off waivers. In both of Fister’s first two starts of the season, he has thrown at least 100 pitches and allowed three earned runs. The sinkballer has never fared well at Globe Life Park, as Fister has an 8.59 ERA in six career starts in Arlington.

Andrew Cashner didn’t exactly shine in his last start after coming off the DL, as the big right-hander allowed five runs in 5.0 innings of work before leaving the game after getting hit by a broken bat. Cashner has struggled mightily in his most recent starts, with a 6.14 ERA and a 1.77 WHIP in his past four outings.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Texas Rangers as -112 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The OVER/UNDER was hovering near 11.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

OddsShark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 9.0-2.0 victory for the Red Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

40-44 Texas battles the Red Sox, currently with a 49-35 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 10-ranked Texas Rangers and the No. 3-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Boston Red Sox rank No. 3 at 9.35 hits per game. That compares with the Texas Rangers No. 27 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Boston features the No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 at home, scoring 5.51 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox grabbed a win last time out, defeating Yu Darvish and the Rangers 11-4 on Tuesday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Tampa Bay, Thursday, July 6
Texas home to Los Angeles, Friday, July 7