Texas Rangers midseason betting report

Ian Desmond is an MVP candidate, and the Rangers are riding high at the break. Kevin Jairaj/USA TODAY Sports

Editor's note: After a busy first half of the 2016 MLB season, Joe Peta takes a look at both the good and bad for all 30 teams to find overvalued and undervalued clubs from a betting perspective. He also projects each team's second half. This is the entry for the Texas Rangers.

Records are reflective of all games played through Sunday. All statistics are through each team's 81st game. Season-to-date pricing adds the implied win probability from the money line of each team's first 81 games and converts it to 162 games.

Texas Rangers

Vegas projection: 83.5 wins
My projection: 78 wins
Current record/pace: 54-36 (97-win pace)
Season-to-date pricing: 77.1 wins

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