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Tampa Bay favored by -155 against Texas on Wednesday

Texas RangersTampa Bay Rays
June 1, 1:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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Tampa Bay will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Texas Rangers pay a visit to Tropicana Field.

The match puts starter Colby Lewis for the Rangers on the hill facing David Price for the Rays. Lewis brings a 4-5 mark to the game, while Price is 6-4 to date on the season.

View Texas vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Rays as -155 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rays at No. 6 in the American League and the Rangers at No. 2 in the American League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rangers rank No. 5 in the American League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Tampa Bay’s No. 11 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Texas features the American League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.2 runs per game. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the American League at home, scoring 3.2 runs per game.

The Rangers were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at +120 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. C.J. Wilson fanned 10 batters in a 5-4 loss against Tampa Bay in the team's last game, played on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 8-2
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

A few Rangers at Rays trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas' last 10 games on the road
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Tampa Bay's last 25 games at home
Tampa Bay is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Texas
Tampa Bay is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at Cleveland, Thursday, June 2
Tampa Bay at Seattle, Thursday, June 2