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Texas Rangers Home to the Cleveland Indians in MLB Betting Odds Action

The visiting Cleveland Indians hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at Globe Life Park against the Texas Rangers.

Danny Salazar gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Cleveland Indians on Saturday; he's 4-1 on the season. The Texas Rangers, meanwhile, will counter with Colby Lewis, who will be looking to improve on his 3-2 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Texas Rangers in this matchup found them as -106 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.1-4 victory for the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas (15-21) will face the 13-21 Indians in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Cleveland injuries news.

This game puts the Texas Rangers, most recently No. 14 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Cleveland Indians, who rate a No. 22 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 19 ranked offense (4.03 runs per game) against a Cleveland Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 27 at 4.88 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 7.94 hits per game, less than the Cleveland Indians have managed so far this season (8.53 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the No. 27 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians grabbed a win last time out, defeating Wandy Rodriguez and the Rangers 8-3 on Friday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Cleveland's last 13 games
  • Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas's last 10 games
  • Texas is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
  • Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Texas, Sunday, May 17th