Orioles vs. Rangers - 7/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Rangers (40-38) at Baltimore Orioles (41-36)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Camden Yards)
Y Gallardo (7-6) (2.72) vs. Kevin Gausman
The Line: Baltimore Orioles -128 / Texas Rangers +118 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-SW, MASN2
The Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles end their four-game series Thursday night.
The Texas Rangers look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Rangers have scored 18 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last eight games. The Rangers have lost seven straight games when scoring three or less runs. Prince Fielder leads Texas with 103 hits and 49 RBI while Shin-Soo Choo and Elvis Andrus have combined for 62 RBI. The Texas Rangers have lost five of their last eight road games. Yovani Gallardo gets the ball, and he’s 7-6 with a 2.72 ERA and 70 strikeouts this season. This will be Gallardo’s second career game against the Orioles.
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The Baltimore Orioles look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The Orioles have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last seven games. The Orioles have won eight of their last nine games when scoring more than three runs. Manny Machado leads Baltimore with 92 hits and 44 RBI while Adam Jones and Jimmy Paredes have combined for 75 RBI. The Baltimore Orioles have won six of their last eight home games. Kevin Gausman takes the hill, and he’s 1-0 with a 4.24 ERA and 14 strikeouts this season. This will be Gausman’s second career game against the Rangers.
The Rangers are 4-9 in their last 13 during game 4 of a series and 5-2 in Gallardos last 7 starts. The Orioles are 1-5 in their last 6 during game 4 of a series and 2-6 in Gausmans last 8 starts. The Rangers are 2-6 in the last 8 meetings in Baltimore.
Hard to bet against the Orioles with the way they're playing right now. Although the Rangers have the better pitcher on the hill, the O's continue to find a way on their home field.