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MLB Odds Betting - Texas Rangers Underdogs vs Red Sox at Boston

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Fenway Park on Thursday as the host Boston Red Sox battle the Texas Rangers in baseball betting odds action.

Clay Buchholz will take the mound for the Boston Red Sox, and he'll carry a 2-4 record into the contest. Wandy Rodriguez gets the ball for the Texas Rangers; he's 1-2 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Boston Red Sox as -170 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.9-2.8 result in favor of the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox bring a 19-21 record to the battle against the 17-23 Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Texas injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Boston Red Sox rated this week at No. 28 and the Texas Rangers sitting at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Boston Red Sox No. 19 ranked offense (3.9 runs per game) against a Texas Rangers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 23 at 4.57 runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have been averaging 8.02 hits per game, less than the Texas Rangers have managed so far this season (8.07 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.05 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas got the job done in their last match in a 2-1 victory over Boston on Wednesday at Fenway Park behind starter Phil Klein.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games when playing Boston
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games at home
  • Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at New York, Friday, May 22nd
Boston home to Los Angeles, Friday, May 22nd