Rangers Vs Orioles: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 16, 2021

The Baltimore Orioles (5-8) visit the Texas Rangers (6-7) on Friday at 8:05 PM ET. The Orioles are  against the Rangers (). Mike Foltynewicz gets the starting nod for Texas, and Jorge Lopez is Baltimore’s choice to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 16, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Rangers vs Orioles Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Foltynewicz (TEX) Pitcher López (BAL)
0 – 2 W/L 0 – 2
11.0 IP 8.2
4.09 ERA 11.42
1.090 WHIP 1.730
8.2 K/9 9.3
4.9 BB/9 4.2

Rangers Probable Starter Mike Foltynewicz

  • Foltynewicz (0-2) pitches first for the Rangers to make his third start this season.
  • His most recent appearance came on Sunday against the Padres, when the righty went seven innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing two hits.
  • The opposing Orioles offense has a collective .218 batting average, and is 19th in the league with 92 total hits and 19th in MLB play with 53 runs scored. They have the 28th-best slugging percentage (.353) and have hit the 24th-most home runs (12) in all of MLB.
  • The Rangers have always been the moneyline underdog when Foltynewicz starts this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 16, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Orioles Stats vs Foltynewicz

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Maikel Franco 27 .296 8 2 2 .321 .840
Freddy Galvis 16 .188 3 0 2 .263 .451
Pedro Severino 7 .000 0 0 1 .125 .125

Orioles Probable Starter Jorge López

  • The Orioles will send Lopez to the mound for his third start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday against the Red Sox, throwing four innings and giving up seven earned runs.
  • The Rangers rank 14th in MLB with a .234 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 21st in the league (.370) and 14 home runs.
  • His team is 0-2 this season when he starts and they’re underdogs on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 16, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs López

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Nate Lowe 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Joey Gallo 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Charlie Culberson 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000

Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Rangers score an average of 2.5 runs per game at home and 5.7 per contest away from Globe Life Field.
  • The Rangers score the 16th-most runs in baseball (55 total, 4.2 per game).
  • The Rangers have not played as the moneyline favorite yet this season.
  • Texas has not yet played as a moneyline favorite of -130 or shorter.
  • Texas has played in 13 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total six times (6-6-1).
  • Over the last 10 games, Texas has not been the moneyline favorite.

Orioles Betting Trends

  • The Orioles have scored the 19th-most runs in the league this season with 53 (4.1 per game).
  • They’ve scored 4.0 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 4.1 at home.
  • The Orioles have been underdogs in 10 games this season and won four (40%) of those contests.
  • Baltimore has a record of 4-5 in games where bookmakers have them as underogs of at least +110 on the moneyline.
  • So far this season, Baltimore and its opponents have hit the over in six of their 13 games with a total.
  • Baltimore has played as the underdog in seven of its past 10 games and has gone 1-6 in those contests.

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Charlie Culberson has two doubles, two home runs and a walk while batting .348.
  • Nate Lowe’s four home runs and 15 runs batted in both lead his team.
  • Lowe ranks eighth in HR (4), and second in RBI (15) among the qualified hitters in MLB play.

Rangers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 56 .250 9 2 7 .288 .681
Nate Lowe 49 .245 6 4 15 .327 .837
Nick Solak 48 .250 9 2 7 .321 .717
David Dahl 43 .209 7 0 3 .222 .501
Joey Gallo 40 .275 6 1 5 .473 .823
Leody Taveras 36 .111 1 0 1 .158 .269
Jose Trevino 36 .361 4 0 0 .378 .767
Eli White 33 .182 2 0 3 .250 .492
Charlie Culberson 23 .348 2 2 5 .375 1.071
Jonah Heim 14 .214 4 1 1 .313 .884

Orioles Players to Watch

  • Cedric Mullins leads Baltimore in batting average (.388) this season.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Mullins ranks ninth in AVG (.388), 12th in OBP (.455), second in SLG (.571), and third in hits (19).
  • Maikel Franco leads Baltimore in runs batted in with 12 while batting .217.
  • Franco ranks seventh in RBI among qualified hitters in the majors.

Orioles Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ryan Mountcastle 50 .220 6 1 6 .250 .610
Cedric Mullins 49 .388 7 1 2 .455 1.026
Trey Mancini 49 .163 7 3 10 .236 .624
Maikel Franco 46 .217 4 1 12 .321 .669
Anthony Santander 43 .209 5 2 7 .255 .604
Freddy Galvis 42 .167 5 1 3 .255 .517
Rio Ruiz 35 .143 5 1 2 .231 .460
Pedro Severino 32 .250 3 1 1 .294 .669
Chance Sisco 17 .176 1 0 1 .176 .352
Ramón Urías 15 .200 2 1 3 .250 .650

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