Money Line: -112.00 Texas (Home)
Rangers over Phillies- The Phillies are one of the hottest teams in the major leagues, having won 14 of 17 since Rob Thomson replaced Joe Girardi as manager. But the Phillies will be running into a hot pitcher Tuesday. Rangers left-hander Martin Perez (4-2, 2.10 ERA) will be on the mound, while the Phillies counter with right-hander Kyle Gibson (4-2, 4.04). In his career, Gibson has made seven starts against the Rangers, going 2-1 with a 3.08 ERA. Perez's ERA is sixth best in baseball and fourth in the American League. In seven home starts, he is 3-2 with a 2.45 ERA as the Rangers return home against the Phillies, Perez is 2-1 with a 3.65 ERA in seven appearances (six starts).The Phillies are 3-8 in their last 11 as underdogs and 0-7 in the last seven meetings against the Rangers while the Rangers are 19-7 against the NL East. Take TEXAS!