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Tampa Bay Rays Home to the Texas Rangers in MLB Betting Odds Action

The Tampa Bay Rays look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Texas Rangers arrive at Tropicana Field on Sunday.

Tampa Bay hands the ball to starter Jake Odorizzi in this one and he'll try to improve on his 6-4 mark on the year. Texas counters with Tyson Ross, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rays bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Texas Rangers before the first pitch in this match found them as 125 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.2-2.0 win for the Rays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Tampa Bay (51-47) will face the 47-50 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Texas injuries news.

The Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Tampa Bay is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 21.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Tampa Bay Rays No. 16-ranked scoring average of 4.63 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.87 runs per game. The Rays have averaged 8.69 hits per game to date this season, more than the Rangers hitters have managed (7.91 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Tampa Bay has the No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 15 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas overcame a dynamite 11-strikeout performance against C Archer last time out, emerging with a 4-3 win against Tampa Bay on Saturday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 11 games
  • Texas is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Miami, Monday, July 24th
Tampa Bay home to Baltimore, Monday, July 24th