From Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, we have the Rangers and Dodgers facing off in an interleague matchup. Jon Gray is starting for the Rangers, and he will be facing off against Walker Buhler for the Dodgers. Los Angeles is 42-26, while the Rangers are 31-35. Texas is 2nd in the AL West, while the Dodgers lead the NL West.

The Dodgers are the heavy favorite for tonight's game, as their money line odds are at -172 compared to the Rangers at +143. The over/under line is currently 8.5 runs, and this game will be televised on BSSW.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS VS TEXAS RANGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers Moneyline -172

This game will be played at Dodger Stadium at 10:10 ET on Wednesday, June 12th.

HOW TO BET THE RANGERS VS DODGERS:

  • We have the Dodgers winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the Rangers to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

Thanks to a six-run 6th inning for the Dodgers' offense, they cruised to a 15-2 win over the Rangers in the most recent game of this series. Heading into the game, the Dodgers were favored at -167 on the money line.

The scoring got started early in this one, as the Dodgers put up three runs in the 1st and added two more in the 2nd. On the other side, the Rangers got on the board with one run in the 4th and added their final run in the 7th.

James Paxton only went six innings for the Dodgers but gave up just one run and two hits while striking out eight. He picked up a win in the game, while Dane Dunning lasted just 3 2/3 innings for the Rangers and took the loss.

Rangers Records & Stats

Texas is 31-35 overall and 2nd in the AL West, trailing the Mariners by 6.5 games. This season, they are 9-11 in divisional matchups. The Rangers dropped the first game of this series vs. the Dodgers and are just 4-6 across their last 10 games.

At home, the Rangers have gone 16-17 this season, and they are just below .500 at 15-18 on the road. As the underdog, Texas has dropped three straight games, and they are 11-17 as the underdog overall. Texas' record as the favorite is 20-18, and their overall series record is 9-11-1.

When the Rangers win, they win big, with an average run margin of +4.1 runs per game. But when they lose, they lose big, with an average run margin of -3.7 runs per game. That has led to a run line record of 28-38, including a 14-19 mark at home and on the road. They have been favored in 38 games and have covered the run line in just 14 of those games.

The Texas Rangers are on the road against the Los Angeles Dodgers today, and the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs. The Rangers have a combined run average of 8.7 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 25-39 overall. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, the Rangers have an 8-14 record, and 40.9% of their games this season have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs. Their over streak is at 2 games.

Texas is sending Jon Gray to the mound today vs. the Dodgers, and he comes into the game with a record of 2-2 and an ERA of 2.12. Gray has made 10 starts this year and has pitched well on the road, coming in with a 1.83 ERA and 0-1 record. Overall, he has a WHIP of 1.18 and has turned in five quality starts. In his last outing, Gray came out of the bullpen and went 2 1/3 innings, giving up one walk and one hit. He didn't allow a run in that outing. Before that, he had won two straight starts.

Adolis Garcia and Corey Seager are both tied for the team lead with 13 home runs this season, with Garcia also leading the Rangers with 40 RBIs. However, Garcia is batting just .214 this season, while Seager comes in with a batting average of .271. Second baseman Marcus Semien is also a big power threat, as his 11 homers are 2nd on the team and 11th in the league. Semien comes into the game with a batting average of .258.

Ezequiel Duran is currently on a seven-game hitting streak and has gone 7/21 in his last six games, including one home run and seven RBIs. Over that same stretch, Josh Smith and Duran have also hit one home run apiece.

Dodgers Records & Stats

With a record of 42-26, the Dodgers lead the NL West by 7.5 games over the Padres. The Dodgers took the first game of the series vs. the Rangers, and their record vs. other NL West teams is 13-10 this year. So far, they have been really good at home, going 22-12, and they have gone 20-14 on the road.

Los Angeles has been really good as the favorite this year, going 40-23, but they are just 2-3 as the underdog. The Dodgers have won three straight at home, and their overall series record is 14-9. Looking at their overall record, the Dodgers are 6-4 over their last 10 games.

The Dodgers are 35-33 against the run line this season, including 17-17 at home. They have been a favorite in 63 games and have gone 33-30 against the run line in those games. The average run margin in their games is 1.5 runs per game. They have a run line win streak of three games and have a run line record of 18-16 on the road.

Los Angeles Dodgers games have been trending towards the over this season, with a combined run average of 8.6. Their over/under record is 35-33, and the average line for their games is 8 runs. When the line is set at 8.5 runs, the over has hit in 20 of 32 games. The over has hit in three straight games for the Dodgers.

Walker Buehler will be looking to bounce back from a rough outing vs. the Pirates, where he gave up three earned runs in three innings of work. In that June 6th outing, he gave up one homer. Overall, Buehler has a record of 1-3 and an ERA of 4.82. Looking at his home/away splits, Buehler has an ERA of 7.29 on the road compared to 3.75 at home. So far, he has made two quality starts and is averaging 8.68 strikeouts per nine innings. Buehler's WHIP for the season is 1.46.

Teoscar Hernández has been on a tear for the Dodgers of late, going 12/36 (.333) in his last nine games with five homers and 12 RBIs. Overall, he is batting .266 with 17 home runs, which is 5th best in the league. Shohei Ohtani is also near the top of the home run leaderboard, as his 16 homers are 2nd on the team and 6th best in the league. Ohtani is batting .312 for the season.

As a team, the Dodgers are the top scoring team in the league, averaging 5.1 runs per game. They also lead the league in on-base percentage and OPS. Not only are they the top-scoring team in the league, but they are also the top home run-hitting team in the league. Mookie Betts and Teoscar Hernández are also on hitting streaks, with Betts at five games and Hernández at five games.