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

The Tampa Bay Rays get a visit from the Texas Rangers in MLB baseball betting action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Tampa Bay sends Jake Odorizzi out against Wandy Rodriguez for the Texas Rangers in this game. Odorizzi is 3-2 with a 2.21 ERA on the season, while Rodriguez is 1-1 on the year and has a 3.12 ERA.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rays to win this game 4.5-3.2. 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 (17-14) will face the 12-18 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Texas injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tampa Bay Rays rated this week at No. 14 and the Texas Rangers sitting at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tampa Bay has baseball's No. 22-rated offensive output, at 7.9 hits per game. The Texas Rangers average 7.6 hits per game, good for No. 26 on the list.

Tampa Bay owns the No. 5 defense, allowing 3.87 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas looks to rebound from a loss to the Rays, who beat them 7-2 on Saturday behind a start from Matt Andriese at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 14 games
  • Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Tampa Bay's last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Kansas City, Monday, May 11th
Tampa Bay home to New York, Monday, May 11th