MLB baseball wagering expectations remain high for the Rangers after their breakout season of last year when they finally emerged as a legitimate MLB online betting contender.
The San Diego Padres will host the Texas Rangers on Thursday night with a starting time of 10:05 PM ET. This inter league exhibition game will have side and total odds posted at Sports Gambling so be sure and open your account for action today.
San Diego had a mark of 6-8 with the MLB odds. The Padres are trying to regroup with a fresh start after their catastrophic collapse of last season when they blew what seemed to be a certain win of the National League West Division title. Free agency hit the Padres hard and they are looking to fill the gaps in the exhibition season.
Chase Headley was hitting .563 and had 2 doubles with 3 runs batted in. Jesus Guzman was hitting .320 with 1 double, 2 home runs, and 5 runs batted in. Cory Luebke had a 1.23 earned run average and a 2-0 record with 7 strikeouts in 7.1 innings of work. Colt Hynes had 7 strikeouts in 4 innings of work with 0 earned runs allowed.
Texas had a record of 8-6 with the baseball lines and is using Spring Training to fine tune their lineup for the regular season. Ian Kinsler was powering up with an average of .393 with 5 home runs and 9 runs batted in.
Pedro Strop, Eric Hurley, Neftali Feliz, and Matt Harrison were all in sharp form from the hill. Harrison was 2-0 with a 1.00 earned run average with 5 strikeouts in 9 innings of work.
San Diego opened at Sports-Gambling as a +5500 choice to win the World Series. The Padres were +2350 to win the National League, and +900 to win the National League West. San Diego had an over under win total of 75.5.
Texas opened as a +750 MLB baseball wagering selection to win the World Series and was a +850 choice to win the American League pennant. The Rangers were +120 to win the American League West and had an over under win total of 87.