Boston Red Sox vs. Texas Rangers - 7/6/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Rangers (53-32) at Boston Red Sox (45-38)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Fenway Park)
M Perez (7-4) (3.39) vs. S Wright (9-5) (2.42)
The Line: Boston Red Sox -191 / Texas Rangers +181 --- Over/Under: 10.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, NESN
The Texas Rangers end their stay at Fenway Park with a Wednesday night tilt with the Boston Red Sox.
The Texas Rangers have had a rough go of it the past week or so and their focus is to not fall in to a rut going forward. The Rangers got in the win column Tuesday in a 7-2 win at Fenway Park. Texas starter AJ Griffin gave up both runs on seven hits and a trio of BB over four frames before five relievers put up zeros. The Rangers totaled eleven hits and walked twice with Robinson Chinros leading the way with a three run bomb while Shin-Soo Choo went solo. Martin Perez is slated to start the series finale’ at the Red Sox on Wednesday night. Perez did not receive a decision in a 3-2 win at Minnesota last time out with both runs allowed on five hits and three BB over seven innings.
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The Boston Red Sox are hoping to position themselves for taking over the lead in the American League East. The Red Sox had won three of four before neither the arms or bats were able to come up big in Tuesday night’s loss to visiting Texas. Boston starter David Price gave up three runs and struck out ten through eight innings before Craig Kimbrel was charged with four runs without recording an out. The Red Sox logged eleven hits and five base on balls with Jackie Bradley Jr. going deep while Xander Bogaerts knocked in Brock Holt. The Red Sox hand the ball to Steven Wright for Wednesday’s meeting versus visiting Texas. Wright comes off a 5-4 win versus the Angels with all four runs given up on eight hits and three BB in five frames.
The over is 7-1 in Texas last 8 Wednesday games and is 8-3-2 in their last 13 overall while going 8-3-2 in their last 13 on grass. The over is 7-2 in Boston’s last 9 on grass and is 9-3 in their last 12 overall while the Red Sox are 6-2 in Wrights last 8 starts. The Rangers as dogs is the way I’m looking…