MLB Preview: Texas Rangers vs. Boston Red Sox

by Dirty on September 3, 2011

Boston Red Sox Betting The Texas Rangers and the Boston Red Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Fenway Park.

The Rangers will give the ball to starter Colby Lewis in this one. Righthander Lewis is 11-9 this season with a 4.19 ERA.

Starting this game for the Red Sox will be Erik Bedard. The lefthander has a 3.45 ERA to go along with a 4-9 record this season.

Odds aren’t yet posted for this game, so check back later for the opening line and total.

In their last action, Texas was a 10-0 winner on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Texas at +108 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Current streak:
Texas has won 2 straight games.
Boston has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Texas: 79-60 SU
Boston: 83-54 SU

Texas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

Boston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games when playing Texas

Next up:
Boston home to Texas, Sunday, September 4

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