Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Thursday May 14th, 2015. At 2:05 PM EST.
The (21-12) Kansas City Royals of the American League Central Division will be in the “METRO PLEX” for the final contest of the four-game set. Kansas City will play the (14-19) Texas Rangers of the American League West in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Kansas City Royals will compete with Detroit for the Division crown. Texas has hitters, but the pitching staff is suffering without ace Yu Darvish. The opening betting line has Kansas City as a -125 road favorite, the betting total is 9′ runs for Thursday’s game.
The 2015 Kansas City Royals have won three of four and play the third game of the mid-week series on Wednesday May 13th. Kansas City won game two of the series 7-6 on Tuesday. First Baseman Eric Hosmer leads the team with a .326 batting average, twenty-seven RBI’S and seven home runs. Left Fielder Alex Gordon has a team-high .417 on-base percentage. Center Fielder Lorenzo Cain is hitting .314. Right Fielder Alex Rios is on the 15-day disabled list with a hand injury. Kansas City returns to the “SHOW ME STATE for an eight-game homestand starting on May 15th. The betting odds over the total are 6-2-1 the Royals last nine baseball games on the road. The Kansas City Royals are 5-5 their last ten 2015 Baseball Picks overall, going over the betting odds total seven times and staying under the betting odds total three. The Kansas City Royals will send Right Hander Jeremy Guthrie, who is (2-2) with a 5.70 ERA to the pitcher’s mound for the final game of the series. The Stanford product threw 7.1 innings, giving up eight hits and two runs in a 6-2 win in Detroit on May 9th. The betting odds under the total are 10-2-3 the last fifteen meetings between the teams. Bovada.Lv has the Kansas City Royals at 9/1 to win the 2015 MLB World Series Title.
The 2015 Texas Rangers have won two of their last three, including a game one 8-2 victory on Monday May 11th. Texas is fourth in the Division, six games out of first place. Sluggers Prince Fielder and Adrian Beltre are the team leaders hitting the baseball. The Rangers have plenty of “POP” at the plate and are capable of carrying the team. The Rangers have a .230 team batting average. Texas pitching is allowing the opposition a .325 on-base percentage. The Rangers host Cleveland for a three-game weekend set starting on Friday May 15th. Josh Hamilton is back with the franchise but is on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury. Texas is only 2-7 their last nine baseball games at home. The Texas Rangers are 6-4 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total six times, staying under three and has a push. The Left Handed Ross Detwiler, who is (0-4) with a 7.22 ERA, will be on the hill for game four of the series. The 6’5″ 200 pounder went four innings, allowing five hits and five runs his last start on May 9th, a 7-2 loss in Tampa Bay. The Texas Rangers are 200/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Championship.
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