Texas 50-44 | 19-25 away
vs Kansas City 33-62 | 19-29 home
Wednesday 8:15pm ET
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Texas vs Kansas City Predictions

Wed, May 15, 8:15pm ET
Starting Pitchers
M Minor (3-3) ERA: 2.68
L3: S/O: 9 WHIP: 1.2 ER: 1.3 IP: 6.7
Jorge Lopez (0-4) ERA: 6.07
L3: S/O: 3.3 WHIP: 2.4 ER: 3.6 IP: 4.1
Odds
Open
Current
TEX
KC
O/U
-130
+120
9.5
-118
+108
9.5

Consensus Picks


Computer TEX -116 u/9.5
*Community TEX -118 73% u/9.5 53%

*Consensus from 2230 predictions.

Highlights
5097thRuns40724th
.25216thBatting Average.24718th
.32710thOn Base Percentage.31123rd
.44510thSlugging Percentage.40225th
1st OFFENSE 16th
15th Hits 20th
30th Strike Outs 9th
29th DEFENSE 23rd
30th Hits 24th
30th Strike Outs 28th
2019 AL West Standings
TEAM W L PCT STRK
Houston 59 36 .621 L1
Oakland 53 41 .564 W4
Texas 50 44 .532 L2
Los Angeles 49 46 .516 W4
Seattle 39 58 .402 L4
2019 AL Central Standings
TEAM W L PCT STRK
Minnesota 58 34 .630 L1
Cleveland 52 40 .565 W2
Chicago 42 48 .467 L4
Kansas City 33 62 .347 W1
Detroit 29 60 .326 L1
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  • @DavidYang • 2m

    I really like Mike Minor and feel he doesn't really get that much respect. Sure he's 3-3 but he's had some bad luck where his team hasn't giving him the best run support. His strike outs are up and he's doing a great job limiting hard contact and I really think Lopez is a gas can that will explode against a lineup like the Rangers. I'm blown away at this line and think the rangers really should be in the neighborhood of -170 so I'm on the rangers here. Lopez has a wOBA of .361 and ISO of .235 to left handed batters (his numbers aren't much better against righties) and this Ranger team is stacked with power left handed bats. I may even throw in a runline bet here since the Rangers are away get their 9th innnig at bat no matter what.

    My Pick: Texas -127 60%
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    • @Luke73
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      Good post. I got them at -125 this morning. 50%

  • I like Texas on the First 5 for this one at -105. KC has an F5 record of 3-8 vs LHP and ranks 28th in OPS vs LHP over the last month and the unlikely ace of the Rangers, Mike Minor has a 2.25 ERA in the first 5 innings. Jorge Lopez has a 10.13 F5 ERA + TEX ranks 6th in OPS vs RHP over the last month and are 4th in F5 runs in this span.

    My Pick: Texas -127 60%
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  • The plus money is tempting considering the way the Rangers have lost 5 in a row, but it's tough to back Lopez with the way he's pitched this season. The Rangers have a clear pitching advantage in this game and should be able to snap their losing streak on the road today.

    My Pick: Texas -125
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  • @Covers • 2m

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  • @OddsShark • 2m

    Betting Prediction for Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals on May 15, 2019, 8:15 PM ET

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    Free Betting Prediction: Texas will WIN and the Total will go Under .

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  • @Royals • 2m

    Royals Review: Royals leave a million people on base in loss to Rangers

    MLB

    The Royals lost today, 6-1, to Texas. I'm not sure it's fair to say that they shouldn't have lost, but they had so, so many opportunities not to lose. They squandered every single one of them.

    Jorge Lopez, who continues to be plagued by surrendering a ton of home runs, put his team in a 2-0 hole when Kole Calhoun hit a two-run bomb in the first inning. The Royals would get one run back in the frame, when Nicky Lopez (though Steve Physioc called him Jorge Lopez) hit a double and scored on Adalberto Mondesi's RBI single.

  • @Royals • 2m

    Royals Review: Wednesday Night: Rangers at Royals

    MLB

    The Royals haven't won a series since April 14. They can finally do that tonight, and all they have to do is beat the Texas Rangers behind Jorge Lopez' right arm.

    First pitch is at 7:15 pm CDT for the Fighting Nicky Lopezes.

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