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Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Texas Rangers


Cleveland Indians
Saturday, August 02, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Progressive Field

The Cleveland Indians will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Texas Rangers invade Progressive Field on Saturday.

Texas puts its faith in starter Miles Mikolas to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-3. Getting the ball for the Cleveland Indians is T.J. House, who owns a 1-2 record on the season with a 4.68 ERA.

Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Cleveland Indians as -165 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.7-3.4 win for the Indians on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.7-3.4 result in favor of the Indians today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians bring a 54-55 record to the battle against the 43-66 Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Texas injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cleveland Indians rated this week at No. 5 and the Texas Rangers sitting at No. 30.

How Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Stats Matchup

The game also pits Cleveland Indians No. 6-rated offense, averaging 4.5 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers defense that ranks No. 30 at 5.19 in runs allowed per game. The Cleveland Indians have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, more than Texas Rangers batters have averaged on the year (8.76 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the No. 30-rated road mark, allowing 4.76 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas was a 12-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Indians. They lost as +171 underdogs, while the total score of 14 made winners of OVER bettors. Texas got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Friday, suffering a 12-2 humiliation against Cleveland.

Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Betting Odds Trends

Texas is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 11 games
Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
Cleveland is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
Cleveland is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Texas

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Texas at Cleveland, Sunday, August 3rd