Free MLB Prediction: Rangers vs Indians
Looking for Texas Rangers vs. Cleveland Indians free picks? MLB betting sees the Texas Rangers taking on the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday June 1st at Progressive Field, in Cleveland, Ohio. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all MLB season long so stay tuned for more FREE MLB baseball predictions.
(30-21) Texas Rangers vs. Cleveland Indians (26-23)
Date: Wednesday June 1st
Time: 6:10 PM ET
Venue: Progressive Field – Cleveland, Ohio
MLB Betting Lines: Texas +116 Cleveland -104
MLB Betting Total: 8
Probable Pitchers: Texas Rangers LH Cole Hamels (5-1, 3.34) vs. Cleveland Indians RH Trevor Bauer (3-2, 4.34)
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The Rangers and Indians meet on Wednesday afternoon for the finale of a three game set at Progressive Field.
On Monday afternoon, the Rangers topped the Indians 9-2. Derek Holland had a terrific start for the Rangers in the win. Holland gave up six hits and one run in six innings.
Josh Tomlin (7-1) got his first loss of the season giving up eight runs (4 earned) in only 3.2 innings.
The Rangers are playing some of their best baseball of the year having won eight of their last 10 games. The pitching has been lights out as they’ve given up two runs or less in eight of 10 games.
The Rangers hitting attack is led by Adrian Beltre, Ian Desmond, and Nomar Mazara.
Mazara is having a great rookie season as he is hitting .304 with nine homers and 24 RBI. Adrian Beltre has nine homers and 34 RBI while Desmond has seven homers and 30 RBI.
On the mound for the Rangers is lefty ace Cole Hamels. Hamels is 5-1 with a 3.34 ERA on the season. The 32-year-old is coming off his worst start of the season in which he allowed five runs in 4.2 innings.
On the road, Hamels is 3-0 with a 1.63 ERA in four starts.
The Cleveland Indians have struggled over the last few days losing three of the last four games.
Francisco Lindor leads the Indians with a .308 hitting average to go along with four homers and 22 RBI. Jose Ramirez is hitting .306 with average and 19 RBI.
Cleveland is ninth in the league in runs (235) and they are 14th in batting average (.255).
Bauer is 3-2 on the season with a 4.34 ERA in 12 appearances (six starts). At home Bauer is 1-1 with a 5.01 ERA in 23.1 innings.
The Indians are 2-4 in starts made by Bauer this year.
MLB Betting Trends
- Texas Rangers are 4-0 in their last 4 road games.
- Texas Rangers are 6-1 in their last 7 vs. American League Central.
- Texas Rangers are 5-1 in their last 6 overall.
- Cleveland Indians are 2-6 in Bauers last 8 starts.
- Cleveland Indians are 1-4 in Bauers last 5 home starts.
- Cleveland Indians are 1-5 in Bauers last 6 starts vs. a team with a winning record.
Free Texas Rangers vs. Cleveland Indians MLB Prediction:
Texas has the bigger bats in the series and they will put them to display on Wednesday afternoon.
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The Rangers have a big edge on the mound with the usually consistent Hamels. Bauer is a good starter but he’s surely not an ace.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: Texas 5 Cleveland 3
Maybe Prince Fielder can break out of his season long funk in this one.
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