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Cleveland Indians vs Texas Rangers Betting Preview

Texas RangersCleveland Indians
May 6, 1:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Odds

18-9TEAM RECORD14-11

The Indians get a visit from the Texas Rangers in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Texas puts its faith in starter Yu Darvish to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-0. Getting the ball for the Indians is Ubaldo Jimenez, who owns a 2-2 record on the season with a 5.02 ERA.

View Texas vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Indians in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +140 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 1-rated Rangers taking on the American League's No. 12-rated Indians in this contest.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland's No. 6 ranked American League offense (4.5 runs per game) against a Rangers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the American League at 3.5 runs allowed per game. The Indians have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, less than the Rangers have managed so far this season (10.1 hits on average).

Cleveland owns the American League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas' American League No. 2-rated defense.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -144 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Texas needed extra innings to get the job done against the Indians on Saturday as the Rangers defeated them 5-2 at Progressive Field.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

A few Rangers at Indians trends to consider:
Texas is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing Cleveland
Texas is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Texas is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Texas is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Cleveland's last 16 games
Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at Baltimore, Monday, May 7
Cleveland home to Chi White Sox, Monday, May 7