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New York Mets Starter Chris Flexen Out to Silence Texas Rangers Bats in MLB Contest

The New York Mets host Texas on Tuesday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 49-60 mark against the 53-58 Rangers in MLB betting odds action at Citi Field.

For the New York Mets, Chris Flexen gets the ball, charged with keeping the Texas Rangers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Andrew Cashner, 7-8 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, New York sat as -107 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 5.5-2.4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs New York Mets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (49-60) will face the 53-58 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Texas injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 28 (New York Mets) and the No. 27 (Texas Rangers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the New York Mets and its No. 14-rated batting order, averaging 4.7 runs per nine innings, against the No. 7 line up of the Texas Rangers at 4.91 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.91 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rangers endured a 6-5 loss at the hands of the Twins on Sunday, with N Martinez throwing 4 innings of 5-hit ball at Target Field.

The Mets were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Los Angeles staff and losing 8-0 to the Dodgers on Sunday at Citi Field.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • NY Mets is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games
  • NY Mets is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at New York, Wednesday, August 9th