Rangers vs. Reds Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, April 26, 2023

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Rangers vs. Reds Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, April 26, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Cincinnati Reds (9-15) hope to complete a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers (14-9) when the teams meet at 12:35 PM ET on Wednesday. The Rangers are -115 favorites to prevent the Reds from completing the sweep.

Jon Gray will get the ball for Texas while Cincinnati will counter with Graham Ashcraft.

Rangers vs. Reds Odds

  • Rangers odds to win: -115
  • Reds odds to win: -105
  • Spread: Rangers -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
  • Time: 12:35 PM ET
  • TV: BSOH

Who Will Win Rangers vs. Reds?

Rangers and Reds Betting Trends

The Rangers have a 9-6 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 60% of those games).

Texas has a 9-5 record (winning 64.3% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -115 or shorter.

The Reds have entered the game as underdogs 19 times this season and won six, or 31.6%, of those games.

Cincinnati has entered 17 games this season as the underdog by -105 or more and is 4-13 in those contests.

The Rangers have played in 23 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 16 times (16-7-0).

Games involving the Reds have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 13 of 24 chances this season.

Rangers Stats & Insights

The Rangers are the second-highest scoring team in baseball, averaging 6.6 runs per game (151 total).

Texas averages 1.4 home runs per game to rank sixth in MLB action with 32 total home runs.

The Rangers’ .263 batting average is fifth-best in MLB.

Texas’ 8.7 strikeouts per game rank 12th in baseball.

The 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Rangers pitching staff ranks seventh in MLB.

Texas has a 3.59 team ERA that ranks eighth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Reds Stats & Insights

The Reds have scored the 20th-most runs in the league this season with 102 (4.3 per game).

Cincinnati has hit just 15 homers this season, which ranks 28th in the majors.

The Reds have a team batting average of .237 this season, which ranks 19th among MLB teams.

Cincinnati is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 29th with an average of 9.6 strikeouts per game.

The Reds have a 9.6 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, fifth-best in baseball.

Cincinnati has pitched to a 5.10 ERA this season, which ranks 26th in baseball.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

Gray makes the start for the Rangers, his fifth of the season. He is 1-1 with a 3.72 ERA and 15 strikeouts through 19 1/3 innings pitched.

Marcus Semien leads Texas with a batting average of .290. He’s also hit five home runs with 22 RBI.

Adolis Garcia is batting .258 this season with a team-high seven home runs and 28 RBI.

Nate Lowe has 24 hits this season and a slash line of .253/.308/.432.

Jonah Heim has collected 17 hits this season and has an OBP of .377. He’s slugging .533 on the year.

Reds Key Players to Watch

Ashcraft (2-0) will take the mound for the Reds, his fifth start of the season.

Jonathan India has eight doubles, a home run and 13 walks while batting .287.

Spencer Steer has hit two home runs to lead his team.

TJ Friedl has a team-high batting average of .309, and paces the Reds in home runs (two).

Jake Fraley’s 12 runs batted in are a team-high mark.

Rangers and Reds Injuries

Rangers: Corey Seager: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Mitch Garver: 10 Day IL (Knee), Spencer Howard: 60 Day IL (Lat), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60 Day IL (Lat)

Reds: Joey Votto: 10 Day IL (Bicep/shoulder), Connor Overton: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tony Santillan: 15 Day IL (Back), Vladimir Gutierrez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tejay Antone: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Dunn: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Wil Myers: day-to-day (Neck)

Rangers vs. Reds Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 5, Reds 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 9 runs
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