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Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox 08/20/2021 Betting Picks, Predictions and MLB Preview
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Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox 08/20/2021 – The Texas Rangers will take the road to Boston to take on the Red Sox from Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Texas Rangers are at the bottom of the AL West Division without any progress from the past few months. The Rangers will not stand a chance to make it to the postseason. The Boston Red Sox will need to battle their way out as they remain behind the Yankees at the third. Boston will need to win more games to get back on top. The baseball picks and parlays have predicted Boston to win this game and cover the spread.
Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox 08/20/2021
The Texas Rangers lost 79 games making them one of the worst teams in the majors. The Rangers have won just 42 in return. Texas is riding a three-game losing streak after being swept against the Mariners in their last series. Last night, they gave up nine runs and scored eight in return. Texas is holding a team ERA of 4.69 after striking out 931 opponent hitters. From the plate, they managed to smash 130 home runs with 447 runs in total. The Rangers are a struggling team and they need several changes on the squad next year.
Players to watch: Isiah Kiner-Falefa 3B (GP 120, AB 481, R 53, H 125, 2B 22, 3B 3, HR 7, RBI 39, TB 174, BB 16, SO 71, SB 16, AVG 0.26, OBP 0.295, SLG 0.362, OPS 0.657, WAR 3.1), Adolis Garcia RF (GP 110, AB 424, R 57, H 104, 2B 16, 3B 2, HR 27, RBI 71, TB 205, BB 23, SO 141, SB 8, AVG 0.245, OBP 0.289, SLG 0.483, OPS 0.773, WAR 2.8).
Boston Red Sox
It was not too long when Boston dominated the AL East Division play. The Red Sox dropped several games and dropped to the third spot after an unsuccessful series against the Yankees. Boston won 69 and gave up 54 games in return. The Red Sox are ahead of the Blue Jays and their chase for the AL East continues. Boston smashed 156 home runs and scored a total of 611 runs. Boston has a neat team ERA of 4.30 with a WHIP of 1.39. The Red Sox will try to make use of this opportunity to get past the Rangers.
Players to watch: J.D. Martinez LF (GP 113, AB 436, R 76, H 127, 2B 32, 3B 3, HR 23, RBI 79, TB 234, BB 44, SO 111, SB 0, AVG 0.291, OBP 0.356, SLG 0.537, OPS 0.893, WAR 3), Rafael Devers 3B (GP 117, AB 435, R 76, H 122, 2B 32, 3B 1, HR 29, RBI 89, TB 243, BB 48, SO 108, SB 3, AVG 0.28, OBP 0.356, SLG 0.559, OPS 0.914, WAR 4).
Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas’ last 6 games.
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston’s last 7 games.
Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox Betting Picks
The top online sportsbook has predicted the Red Sox to get past Texas at Fenway Park. The Rangers are too weak with their pitching staff while their batting unit continues to produce the required runs.
Score Prediction: Red Sox 9, Rangers 4.