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Cole Hamels Rangers at Home vs San Francisco Giants in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Texas Rangers will look to improve on a 50-52 record when they take on the San Francisco Giants, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

The Texas Rangers will rely on Cole Hamels to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Chris Heston will be his counterpart for the San Francisco Giants. Cole Hamels is 6-7 this season, and Chris Heston is 11-5.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Texas Rangers in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -138 at BetOnline for Saturday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.1-3.2 result in favor of the Giants. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 50-52 record to the battle against the 56-46 Giants. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs San Francisco injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 30 (Texas Rangers) and the No. 1 (San Francisco Giants) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Texas Rangers and its No. 8-rated batting order, averaging 4.39 runs per nine innings, against the No. 9 line up of the San Francisco Giants at 4.31 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Giants own the No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Giants were saddled with a loss last time out in M Bumgarner's start, as they lost 6-3 against Texas on Friday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco's last 6 games
  • San Francisco is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games when playing Texas
  • Texas is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Texas is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • Texas is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games when playing San Francisco
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games when playing San Francisco

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Texas, Sunday, August 2nd