|MLB Rangers vs. Rays Picks & Predictions for September 19, 2013|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Thursday, 19 September 2013 15:02|
Rangers vs. Rays Free Pick
TAMPA, FL (The Spread) - Two teams battling for their playoff lives will square off in Tampa tonight when the Rays host the Rangers at 7:10PM ET.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Rangers are -110 money line favorites over the Rays, who are +102 on the ML. With Yu Darvish set to face Matt Moore in the pitching matchup, the over/under total is currently sitting at 6.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Rangers opened as +104 money line underdogs but their odds have flipped to -110, while the Rays' odds have gone from -113 up to +102. Texas enters play with an 82-69 overall record and is 43-34 on the road, while Tampa Bay is 83-68 overall and 47-29 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 58% of the betting public currently favors Texas. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Tampa Bay. According to latest MLB trends, the Rays are 4-0 in Moore's last four starts versus the American League West and 4-0 in his last four starts coming off four days of rest. They're also 21-5 in his last 26 starts overall, 4-1 in his last five starts as an underdog, and 12-4 in his last 16 starts versus a team with a winning record. On the flip side, the Rangers are 0-6 in Darvish's last six starts, 2-6 in his last eight starts as a road favorite, and 3-13 in their last 16 games overall. Texas has struggled mightily - look for that trend to continue tonight.
MLB FREE PICK: TAMPA BAY RAYS +102