Rangers at Red Sox 6/13/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Texas Rangers vs. Boston Red Sox
MLB: 7:10 PM EST
Jun. 13, 2019
Latest Odds : BOS -188 O/U 9
The Texas Rangers conclude a four-game series at Fenway Park on Thursday against the Boston Red Sox. Texas defeated the Red Sox in the second game of the series on Tuesday 9-5. Both managers were ejected as well as Boston’s left fielder Andrew Benintendi. Hunter Pence belted an inside-the-park home run in the win helping to give Texas its fourth win in its last five.
Boston lost its third straight and fifth in its last six. Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts each homered for Boston in the loss. Benintendi was ejected by the first base umpire after yelling at the home plate umpire after grounding out in the seventh. Darwinzon Hernandez took the loss to fall to 0-1 in his first start in the majors.
Elvis Andrus is leading Texas with a .302 batting averages and in hits with 70. Joey Gallo leads Texas with 17 home runs and in RBIs with 41. Texas is averaging .258 at the plate, while opponents are averaging .271. On Thursday, the Rangers will send Adrian Sampson to the mound. The right-hander is 5-3 with an ERA of 3.72, 53 Ks and 14 BBS.
J.D. Martinez is leading the Red Sox with a .305 batting average, while Rafael Devers leads in hits with 76. Mitch Moreland leads Boston in home runs with 13, while Xander Bogaerts leads in RBIs with 43. Boston is averaging .257 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .242. On Thursday, the Red Sox will send David Price to the mound. The lefthander is 4-2 with an ERA of 2.70, 69 Ks and 14 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Texas is 4-0 in its last 5 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in 9 of the Rangers last 13
Boston is 1-4 in its last 5 versus American League West opponents
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of Price’s last 5 starts at home
Free Betting Pick: Boston Red Sox -188
Texas has won the first two games of this series, but David Price will be on the mound for Boston and is 3-0 with two no decisions in his last 5 starts. The Red Sox have won 24 of the lefthander’s last 32 starts at Fenway and 28 of the southpaw’s last 39 starts overall. Boston has won 7 of the last 9 at home versus Texas and 12 of the last 16 meetings overall against the Rangers. Final Score Prediction, Boston Red Sox wins 6-3.