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Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Texas Rangers get a visit from the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

It's a pitching duel between Nick Martinez for the Texas Rangers (1-3 on the year) and Matt Andriese for Tampa Bay Rays (5-1 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Texas Rangers in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline underdogs of 100 at BetOnline for Tuesday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 9.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.0-3.7 victory for the Rays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas (25-27) will face the 28-26 Rays in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 10 (Texas Rangers) and the No. 6 (Tampa Bay Rays) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Texas Rangers No. 11-ranked scoring average of 4.71 runs per game, against a Tampa Bay Rays offense rated No. 14 and scoring 4.69 runs per game. The Rangers have averaged 7.98 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rays hitters have managed (8.57 per nine innings).

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.44 runs per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 at home, scoring 5.24 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay rolled to a 10-8 win against Texas on Monday, as E Ramirez and the Rays' bats led the team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games
  • Tampa Bay is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Texas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Texas, Wednesday, May 31st