Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians 08/25/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians 08/25/2021 – It’s time for the Rangers to take on the Indians in their second game of a three-game series from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Rangers have won a total of 44 games and dropped 81 in return. The Texas Rangers are way behind the Angels and their playoff dream has drawn to an end. Cleveland Indians are battling alongside Detroit Tigers while sitting at the second in the AL Central Division play. The Indians are keen on making it to the playoffs and the baseball recent picks are intact for the Indians to win this game.
Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians 08/25/2021
The Texas Rangers will need to hope for a better season next year. However, they came off a neat victory against the Boston Red Sox with a final score of 10-1. Last night, the Rangers went deep from the plate and scored seven runs against the Indians. Texas will turn in Spencer Howard to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 0-3 record on the season with an ERA of 6.56, 40 Ks, and 20 BBs in total. The Texas Rangers are close to 30 games behind the Houston Astros at the top spot.
Players to watch: Isiah Kiner-Falefa 3B (GP 123, AB 495, R 56, H 130, 2B 24, 3B 3, HR 7, RBI 40, TB 181, BB 16, SO 73, SB 16, AVG 0.263, OBP 0.297, SLG 0.366, OPS 0.663, WAR 3.3), Adolis Garcia RF (GP 113, AB 437, R 58, H 107, 2B 18, 3B 2, HR 27, RBI 71, TB 210, BB 24, SO 147, SB 8, AVG 0.245, OBP 0.289, SLG 0.481, OPS 0.77, WAR 3.2).
A shocking defeat is all that Cleveland witnessed last night. Cleveland was expected to win against the Rangers but their pitching unit lacked control. The defeat dropped the Indians to one game behind the .500 mark in the AL Central Division. Zach Plesac will take to the mound here as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 7-4 record on the season with an ERA of 4.78 and 69 Ks in total. Amed Rosario is the leading batsman with an average of .289.
Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 114, AB 436, R 62, H 126, 2B 22, 3B 6, HR 8, RBI 43, TB 184, BB 25, SO 92, SB 12, AVG 0.289, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.422, OPS 0.752, WAR 1.8), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 114, AB 417, R 81, H 107, 2B 26, 3B 4, HR 29, RBI 79, TB 228, BB 48, SO 65, SB 16, AVG 0.257, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.547, OPS 0.888, WAR 4.4).
Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas’ last 5 games.
Cleveland is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
The MLB sportsbook sites are against the Rangers to win. Cleveland is any day stronger than the Rangers from the offensive and defensive end. Back the Indians to rebound from their last defeat and take out the Rangers.
Score Prediction: Indians 4, Rangers 1.