The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Texas Rangers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.
Lefthander Randy Wolf will take the mound for the Dodgers to start this game. Wolf is 3-2 this season with a 3.62 ERA.
Wolf’s opponent in this one will be Scott Feldman. The Rangers righthander has a 3.00 ERA to go along with a 5-1 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 114-moneyline favorites versus the Dodgers, while the game’s total is sitting at 9½.
The Rangers managed just one more hit in the game on Friday, but came away with a 6-0 victory over the Dodgers. The Rangers won the game as a -105 pick’em, while the team’s played UNDER the posted over/under (10).
Taylor Teagarden had two hits and drove in two runs for the Rangers. Vicente Padilla tossed five scoreless innings to earn the win.
Hiroki Kuroda surrendered five runs off eight hits in 5 1-3 innings of work in the loss.
Los Angeles has lost 2 straight games.
Texas has won 2 straight games.
Los Angeles: 40-22 SU
Texas: 35-25 SU
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 2-8
After playing Texas are 7-2
After a loss are 8-2
Texas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers’s last 8 games
LA Dodgers are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’s last 5 games at home
Texas is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
Texas is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
Texas home to LA Dodgers, Sunday, June 14