The ALDS continues on Sunday when the Baltimore Orioles play host to the Texas Rangers. The Rangers will look to build on their 1-0 lead in the series when the game begins at 4:07 PM ET on FS1. Sportsbooks have installed the Rangers as -109 underdogs, while the Orioles are -110 favorites on the moneyline.
Baltimore’s Grayson Rodriguez gets the start, and he’ll go against Texas’ Jordan Montgomery.
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Orioles and Rangers Betting Trends
The Orioles have won 67.1% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (57-28).
Baltimore has a 57-29 record (winning 66.3% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -110 or shorter.
The Rangers have been underdogs in 53 games this season and won 27 (50.9%) of those contests.
Texas has a record of 26-25 in games where bookmakers have it as underdogs of at least -109 on the moneyline.
In the 163 games in which oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Orioles, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 79 times (79-71-13).
Games involving the Rangers have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 84 of 165 chances this season.
Orioles Stats & Insights
The Orioles are the seventh-highest scoring team in baseball, averaging five runs per game (807 total).
Baltimore averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 17th in baseball with 183 total home runs .
The Orioles’ .254 batting average is 10th-best in MLB.
Baltimore’s 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 12th in baseball.
The Orioles pitching staff is 14th in the majors with a collective 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings.
Baltimore has a 3.89 team ERA that ranks seventh across all MLB pitching staffs.
Rangers Stats & Insights
The Rangers have scored 881 runs this season, which ranks third in MLB.
Texas has hit 233 homers this season, which ranks third in the majors.
The Rangers rank second in MLB with a .263 team batting average.
Texas ranks 17th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.7 Ks per contest.
The Rangers strike out 8.5 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 22nd in MLB.
Texas has the 18th-ranked ERA (4.27) in the majors this season.
Orioles Key Players to Watch
The Orioles are sending Rodriguez (7-4) to the mound for his 24th start of the season. He is 7-4 with a 4.35 ERA and 129 strikeouts in 122 2/3 innings pitched.
Adley Rutschman leads Baltimore with a .277 batting average. He’s also hit 20 homers and has 80 RBI.
Gunnar Henderson leads Baltimore in home runs with 28 while driving in 82 runs and slugging .489.
Anthony Santander leads Baltimore in home runs (28) and runs batted in (95) this season while batting .255.
Austin Hays has 142 hits and an OBP of .323 to go with a slugging percentage of .442 this season.
Rangers Key Players to Watch
The Rangers will send Montgomery (10-11) to the mound for his 33rd start this season.
Marcus Semien is batting .276 with 40 doubles, four triples, 29 home runs and 72 walks.
Corey Seager’s .325 batting average paces his team.
Adolis Garcia has a team-best 39 home runs and 107 runs batted in.
Nate Lowe is batting .262 with 38 doubles, three triples, 17 home runs and 93 walks.
Orioles and Rangers Injuries
Orioles: Felix Bautista: 15 Day IL (Arm), Keegan Akin: 60 Day IL (Back), Terrin Vavra: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Dillon Tate: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
Rangers: Max Scherzer: 15 Day IL (Triceps ), Jon Gray: 15 Day IL (Forearm), 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)