The Rangers will send their ace to the hill this evening in hopes of salvaging a game in their four-game set with the Baltimore Orioles. Yu Darvish (8-4, 2.42) gets the call for the Rangers against W.Y. Chen (7-3, 4.19) and the Orioles. While this season has been a struggle for the Rangers, Darvish has been terrific and produced six starts already where he has not surrendered a run. The Rangers are 14-3 in Darvish's last 17 starts as a favorite and 9-1 in his last 10 starts when he has four days rest. The Orioles haven't handled the role of a home underdog lately, where they are 3-9 in their last 12 games in that situation. This is a bit of a value play as well as you will not be able to get Darvish at -115 very often and Chen is coming off a performance last time out which was less than stellar, surrendering five runs in just over three innings in a loss to Tampa Bay. We think Darvish helps the Rangers salvage a game in this series and as a side note, we would also recommend sprinkling in a little bit on the Under here as well. The Sharps say...
3 UNITS - TEXAS RANGERS (-115)
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BOL today UD! Looks like a solid play to me.
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Thanks Raider...we made a note of the Under in this game as well and the more we look at that, the more we also like that option. Consider that Chen has had really good success vs. Texas over his career, going 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA against the Rangers in his career. We still like Darvish and the Rangers, but also will be throwing a few sheckles on that total. BOL
i like the under also
I looked at the Under as well. Probably not a bad play, but I shied away when I saw how well Texas hits left handed pitching overall.
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This was officially a NO PLAY after Darvish was scratched
Its only a no play if you specify listed pitchers. If someone bet it when you posted it and didn't specify then they lost
We always, as do almost every other service I know, specify the starting pitchers when releasing a play.