Major League Baseball Preview — Baltimore Orioles vs. Texas Rangers August 28th
The Baltimore Orioles and the Texas Rangers will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Globe Life Park.
The Orioles will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Kevin Gausman in this game. Gausman has a 2-5 record and a 4.30 ERA this season.
It’ll be Cole Hamels toeing the rubber for the Rangers in this contest. Left hander Hamels is 7-8 with a 3.82 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rangers listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Orioles, while the game’s total is sitting at 8½.
Texas won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Blue Jays on August 27. Bettors who backed the Rangers at 101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -119 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Team record: 63-64
Baltimore is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Baltimore is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore’s last 6 games on the road
Baltimore is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing Texas
Team record: 65-61
Texas is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas’s last 11 games
Texas is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
Texas is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing Baltimore
Baltimore at Texas Saturday, August 29
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