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(55-41) Texas Rangers vs. Kansas City Royals (47-47)
Date: Saturday July 23, 2016
Time: 8:15 PM ET
Venue: Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Cole Hamels vs Yordano Ventura
MLB Moneyline Odds: Texas -117
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: OFF
MLB Betting Total: 8
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Not long ago the Rangers had a double-digit lead in the AL West. However, they have really been struggling as of late and now are only up a few games on the surging Houston Astros.
The Royals have also not been playing very well as of late and they have a lot of work to catch the Cleveland Indians in the AL Central.
The Rangers have a solid lineup, but their pitching has been the issue this season ranking in the mid 20’s in the Majors eam ERA.
Cole Hamels (10-2 3.00 ERA) gets the nod for the Rangers and in his last start he was stellar not giving up any earned runs in 8 innings of work in a 4-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. Texas has won his last 2 starts.
In Hamels last 8 starts the Rangers have 7 wins.
The Rangers are 4-1 in Hamels’ last 5 road starts.
In an interesting trend the Rangers have Hamels last 4 starts in Game 2 of a series. The Rangers have been one of the best home teams in the Majors, but are only close to .500 on the road.
Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City lineup has been pretty good on the season, but their staff only ranks 26th in the Majors in team ERA.
Yordano Ventura (6-7 4.97 ERA) goes for the Royals in this AL match up and in his last start he gave up 2 earned runs in 7 innings in a 4-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers. The Royals have lost his last 4 starts.
Ventura has given up a total of 16 earned runs in his last 4 starts.
The Royals are 24-9 in Ventura’s last 33 home starts. The Royals are 1-4 in Ventura’s last 5 starts vs. a team with a winning record.
The Royals have not been a good road this season, but at home they have one of the best records in the Majors.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rangers1-7 in their last 8 overall.
- Rangers are 2-10 in their last 12 games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Rangers have an Over record of 10-4-1 in their last 15 games.
- Royals are 20-8 in their last 28 games vs. a left-handed starter.
- Royals are 4-10 in their last 14 overall.
Free Texas Rangers vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Prediction:
The Rangers are reeling, but with Hamels back on the hill they will get the W in this game.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Texas ML and game total Under
Both teams have not been playing well as of late and with Hamels going take the Under in this one.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Texas 4-2
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