One team will end a losing skid when the 82-67 Texas Rangers (three-game losing streak) and the 74-76 Boston Red Sox (four-game losing streak) meet Monday at 8:05 PM ET. The Rangers have been set as -180 favorites by bookmakers for the contest at Globe Life Field.
Jordan Montgomery will get the ball for Texas while Boston will counter with Kutter Crawford.
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Rangers and Red Sox Betting Trends
The Rangers have won 59 of the 103 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (57.3%).
In games it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -180 or shorter, Texas has a 20-8 record (winning 71.4% of its games).
The Red Sox have won 38, or 48.1%, of the 79 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
Boston has a record of 2-2 when it’s set as an underdog of +152 or more by oddsmakers this season.
The Rangers have played in 149 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 79 times (79-64-6).
Games involving the Red Sox have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 79 of 149 chances this season.
Rangers Stats & Insights
The Rangers are the third-highest scoring team in baseball, averaging 5.5 runs per game (818 total).
Texas is sixth-best in MLB play with 209 total home runs.
The Rangers rank second in MLB with a .266 batting average.
Texas strikes out 8.7 times per game to rank 16th in the majors.
The pitching staff for the Rangers has a collective 8.4 K/9, which ranks 23rd in the majors.
Texas has a 4.31 team ERA that ranks 17th among all MLB pitching staffs.
Red Sox Stats & Insights
The Red Sox have scored the eighth-most runs in the league this season with 736.
Boston ranks 15th in Major League Baseball with 176 home runs.
The Red Sox’s .261 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking third in MLB.
Boston ranks 12th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.4 Ks per contest.
The Red Sox strike out 8.9 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 13th in MLB.
Boston has the 21st-ranked ERA (4.54) in the majors this season.
Rangers Key Players to Watch
Montgomery (9-11) is looking for his 10th win when he gets the starting nod for the Rangers in his 30th start of the season. He has a 3.47 ERA in 168 2/3 innings pitched, with 147 strikeouts.
Marcus Semien has been key for Texas with 24 home runs, 89 RBI and a batting average of .276 this season.
Corey Seager leads Texas in batting with a .335 average while slugging 31 homers and driving in 92 runs.
Nate Lowe is slashing .276/.374/.433 this season for the Rangers.
Jonah Heim has collected 110 hits this season and has an OBP of .316. He’s slugging .450 on the year.
Red Sox Key Players to Watch
The Red Sox will hand the ball to Crawford (6-7) for his 21st start of the season.
Rafael Devers has racked up a team-high 33 home runs and 98 runs batted in.
Justin Turner is hitting .281 with 30 doubles, 23 home runs and 49 walks.
Masataka Yoshida has a team-high batting average of .285.
Alex Verdugo has 36 doubles, five triples, 13 home runs and 42 walks while batting .266.
Rangers and Red Sox Injuries
Rangers: Adolis García: 10 Day IL (Knee), Josh Jung: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Max Scherzer: 15 Day IL (Triceps ), Josh Sborz: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Jacob deGrom: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ian Kennedy: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Brad Miller: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
Red Sox: Triston Casas: 10 Day IL (Shouder), James Paxton: 15 Day IL (Knee), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Hip), Corey Kluber: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kaleb Ort: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Zack Kelly: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jarren Duran: 60 Day IL (Toe), Wyatt Mills: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee), Kenley Jansen: 7 Day IL (Covid-19)