Rangers Vs Orioles: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – April 18, 2021

Written By PlayPicks Staff on April 18, 2021

The Texas Rangers (6-9) are favored on the moneyline (-112) in Sunday’s contest with the Baltimore Orioles (7-8), which starts at 2:35 PM ET. However, the Orioles are favored against the spread (1.5) with +170 odds. Kyle Gibson starts for Texas while Baltimore will counter with John Means.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 18, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Rangers vs Orioles Betting Lines

Rangers Betting Insights

  • The Rangers have lost both games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Texas has played as a favorite of -112 or more twice this season and lost both games.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 50.3% chance of a victory for the Rangers.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Rangers and their opponents have failed to hit the over seven times.

Rangers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 2.8
HR 9
ERA 3.00
K/9 8.9

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Orioles Betting Insights

  • The Orioles have been chosen as underdogs in 12 games this year and have walked away with the win six times (50%) in those games.
  • This season, Baltimore has been victorious six times in 12 chances when named as an underdog of at least -109 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Orioles have an implied victory probability of 49.7% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • In their last 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, the Orioles and their opponents are 4-5-1 when it comes to hitting the over.

Orioles Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 4.4
HR 14
ERA 4.71
K/9 8.9

Orioles Probable Pitcher – John Means

  • Means makes the start for the Orioles, his fourth of the season. He is 1-0 with a 2.16 ERA and 14 strikeouts in 16 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Tuesday against the Mariners, when the left-hander tossed five innings, surrendering three earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • Among pitchers who qualify in MLB play this season, the 27-year-old ranks 20th in ERA.
  • Means has put up two starts this campaign where he pitched five or more innings.
  • The Orioles were the underdog on the moneyline for two Means starts this season — they won both.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 18, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rangers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 6-9
Home 2-6
Road 4-3
vs LHP (Starters) 4-3
vs RHP (Starters) 2-6
Day Games 1-2
Night Games 5-7

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Rangers Probable Pitcher – Kyle Gibson

  • The Rangers’ Gibson (2-0) will make his fourth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Tuesday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed four hits in seven innings against the Rays.
  • The 33-year-old has an ERA of 4.05, 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings and a batting average against of .269 in three games this season.
  • Gibson has two starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • He has yet to start a game this season when his team was the moneyline favorite.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 18, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Orioles Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 7-8
Home 1-6
Road 6-2
vs LHP (Starters) 1-4
vs RHP (Starters) 6-4
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 7-8

Rangers Hitting Stats

  • The Rangers rank 16th in baseball with 16 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.
  • The Rangers are 3-1 this season in games when they hit at least two home runs.
  • Texas has nine home runs during the last 10 games.
  • Nick Solak is batting .273 with three home runs and eight RBI for Texas this season.
  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa is batting .233 with an OBP of .281 and a slugging percentage of .367 this season.

Orioles Hitting Stats

  • The Orioles have hit 15 homers this season, which ranks 20th in the league.
  • They are 2-3 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • Baltimore has hit 14 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Cedric Mullins leads the Orioles with a .379 batting average.
  • Maikel Franco has collected 14 runs batted in to lead his team.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Rangers (-112)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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