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MLB Betting Line Favors the Texas Rangers over the Boston Red Sox

The Texas Rangers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Boston Red Sox arrive at Globe Life Park on Sunday.

For the Texas Rangers, Wandy Rodriguez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Boston Red Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Joe Kelly, 1-4 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Texas Rangers as -116 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 4.9-3. 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

Texas (25-25) will face the 22-28 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Boston injuries news.

This game puts the Texas Rangers, most recently No. 16 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Boston Red Sox, who rate a No. 25 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has baseball's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Boston Red Sox average 8.16 hits per game, good for No. 22 on the list.

Texas owns the No. 26 defense, allowing 4.58 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's No. 28-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chi Chi Gonzalez shut down the Red Sox in their last game, striking out 2 in a 8-0 shutout over Boston in baseball action at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Boston's last 17 games
  • Boston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 11 games on the road
  • Texas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • Texas is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games at home
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Minnesota, Monday, June 1st
Texas home to Chicago, Tuesday, June 2nd