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Cleveland Indians vs Texas Rangers Betting Matchup Report

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June 3, 7:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Odds

31-26TEAM RECORD33-21

MLB wagering interest swings to the Cleveland vs Texas battle on Friday at Progressive Field as the Indians try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

The Indians will rely on Justin Masterson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Alexi Ogando will be his counterpart for the Rangers. Justin Masterson is 5-3 this season, and Alexi Ogando is 5-0.

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Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Indians as +110 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8.

Power Rankings:
The Indians sit at No. 8 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rangers sit at an American League No. 2 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cleveland's No. 2-rated American League offense, averaging 4.9 runs per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 6 in the American League at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Indians have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, more than Rangers batters have averaged on the year (8.8 hits per game).

Cleveland owns the American League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas' American League No. 6-rated defense.

Texas won its last outing, a 7-4 result against the Indians on June 2. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Texas looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Indians, a 7-4 final on Thursday in support of Dave Bush at Progressive Field.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few Rangers at Indians trends to consider:
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas' last 7 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Cleveland's last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cleveland's last 12 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at Cleveland, Saturday, June 4