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Tampa Bay Rays vs. Texas Rangers

The Tampa Bay Rays and the Texas Rangers will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

The Rays will give the ball to starter Brendan McKay in this one. Left hander McKay is 2-3 this season with a 4.81 ERA.

McKay's opponent in this one will be Kolby Allard. The Rangers left hander has a 3.78 ERA to go along with a 4-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Rays as -140-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total opened at 10.5.

Texas was a 10-9 winner in its last match on the road against the Rays. They won as +140 underdogs, while the total score of 19 made winners of OVER bettors.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 10-9 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Texas at 140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (19) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 87-60 SU
Tampa Bay is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Tampa Bay is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
Tampa Bay is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road

Team record: 73-74 SU
Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Los Angeles Friday, September 13
Texas home to Oakland Friday, September 13