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Tampa Bay sends Jeremy Hellickson vs Matt Harrison in Rays vs Rangers game

Texas RangersTampa Bay Rays
Oct 4, 2:07 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

96-66TEAM RECORD91-71

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Tampa Bay and Texas on Tuesday, with the host Rays trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Tampa Bay sends Jeremy Hellickson out against Matt Harrison for the Rangers in this game. Hellickson is 13-10 with a 2.95 ERA on the season, while Harrison is 14-9 on the year and has a 3.43 ERA.

View Texas vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Tampa Bay opened as -115 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 7-rated Rays and the league No. 1-ranked Rangers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tampa Bay's No. 8 ranked American League offense (4.4 runs per game) against a Rangers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 in the American League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Rays have been averaging 8.2 hits per game, less than the Rangers have managed so far this season (9.9 hits on average).

Texas brings the American League's No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rays' league No. 1-ranked defense.

In their last action, Texas was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Texas at +106 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Rangers grabbed a win last time out, defeating David Price and the Rays 4-3 on Monday at Tropicana Field.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Tampa Bay are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rangers at Rays trends to consider:
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Texas is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Tampa Bay is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas home to Tampa Bay, Thursday, October 6