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162 games wasn’t enough to separate the Tampa Bay Rays and the Texas Rangers. They are going to be playing in the first ever MLB betting battle to determine a second Wild Card in league history, as they meet in Arlington on Monday night for the right to play the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on Wednesday.
The Texas Rangers have been in a terrible slump of late. The Tampa Bay Rays haven’t been much better. Going into their series this week, these two teams were tied in the AL Wildcard spots. There is a log jam of teams right behind them, so there really isn’t any margin for error. Which team will get on track with a win on Wednesday night?
The AL Wild Card chase remains on for both the Texas Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays. These two teams are locked up in the midst of a heck of a fight, and they are surely going to be at each other’s throats in this MLB betting battle on ESPN.
The Angels come into this three-game set against their AL West rivals with just two victories in their last eight games after losing three of four games to Oakland, another division opponent, this past weekend on the road. Los Angeles is now 48-55 overall and 21-27 on the road. The total has gone OVER in three of its last four games.
The Yankees lost two of three games to Boston this past weekend on the road to fall a full seven games in back of their rivals for the lead in the AL East. They are now 52-46 overall and 24-23 away from home this season. The total has stayed UNDER in four of their last six games after averaging just 3.5 runs a game during that stretch.
The Texas Rangers are going to try to make some headway on the road on Saturday night in MLB betting action on FOX, as they take on the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
The Rangers are 5-3 in their last eight games but coming off back-to-back losses to Baltimore on the road in which they were outscored 9-2. They are now a game behind Oakland in the AL West with an overall record of 53-39. Texas is an American League-best 26-20 on the road and the total has stayed UNDER in three of its last five games.
The All-Star break is upon us, and here at Bang The Book, we’re going to be focusing in on how some of the best teams in the league did on the road in the first half of the season.
Texas dropped the first of this three-game series by giving-up a solo shot home run in the ninth inning to fall 4-3 as a 119 road favorite. The total stayed UNDER the 7.5-run line. It is now 44-33 on the year and tied with Oakland for the lead in the AL West. The Rangers are 22-18 on the road this season.
The 2013 MLB betting season is now nearly 60 games old for the mass majority of teams in the bigs, and we’re going to be looking at the ones that have really excelled at home over the course of the start of the season today at Bang the Book.