Diamondbacks vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, May 2, 2023

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Diamondbacks vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, May 2, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Texas Rangers (17-11) roll into Tuesday’s matchup with the Arizona Diamondbacks (16-13) looking to extend a three-game winning streak. The contest starts at 8:05 PM ET on BSSW with the Diamondbacks listed as -156 favorites on the moneyline to stop the Rangers’ streak.

Zac Gallen starts for Arizona while Jon Gray is Texas’ starter for the contest.

Diamondbacks vs. Rangers Odds

  • Diamondbacks odds to win: -156
  • Rangers odds to win: +132
  • Spread: Diamondbacks -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2023
  • Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • TV: BSSW

Who Will Win Diamondbacks vs. Rangers?

Diamondbacks and Rangers Betting Trends

The Diamondbacks have been the moneyline favorite seven total times this season. They’ve gone 5-2 in those games.

Arizona has played as moneyline favorites of -156 or shorter in just one game this season, which it won.

The Rangers have won six of the 10 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Texas is 2-2 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +132 or more on the moneyline.

The Diamondbacks have played in 29 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 14 times (14-13-2).

Games involving the Rangers have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 17 of 28 chances this season.

Diamondbacks Stats & Insights

The Diamondbacks have the No. 10 offense in MLB action scoring five runs per game (145 total runs).

Arizona averages 0.9 home runs per game to rank 24th in MLB play with 25 total home runs .

The Diamondbacks have the fourth-best batting average in the league (.266).

Arizona strikes out 7.5 times per game, the third-fewest average in MLB.

The Diamondbacks pitching staff is 23rd in MLB with a collective 8.3 strikeouts per nine innings.

Arizona’s 4.82 team ERA ranks 23rd among all MLB pitching staffs.

Rangers Stats & Insights

The Rangers have scored the second-most runs in the league this season with 178.

Texas’ 38 home runs rank eighth in Major League Baseball.

The Rangers’ .258 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking eighth in MLB.

Texas ranks 12th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 Ks per contest.

The Rangers have an 8.9 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 13th in the majors.

Texas has pitched to a 3.43 ERA this season, which ranks fifth in baseball.

Diamondbacks Key Players to Watch

The Diamondbacks are sending Gallen (4-1) to the mound to make his seventh start of the season. He is 4-1 with a 2.15 ERA and 51 strikeouts through 37 2/3 innings pitched.

Corbin Carroll is batting .320 this season with four home runs, both rank first among Arizona hitters.

Geraldo Perdomo is batting .383 with an OBP of .456 and a slugging percentage of .617 this season.

Christian Walker leads Arizona in home runs with four and runs batted in with 19.

Ketel Marte is batting .253 with an OBP of .299 and a slugging percentage of .455 this season.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

Gray (1-1) will take the mound for the Rangers, his sixth start of the season.

Marcus Semien has six doubles, five home runs and 14 walks while hitting .268.

Adolis Garcia has shown off his power as he paces his team with eight home runs and 30 RBI.

Jonah Heim leads the Rangers with a .299 batting average.

Nate Lowe is hitting .257 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 13 walks.

Diamondbacks and Rangers Injuries

Diamondbacks: Kyle Lewis: 10 Day IL (Illness), Carson Kelly: 10 Day IL (Forearm), Zach Davies: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Cole Sulser: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Mark Melancon: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Corbin Martin: 60 Day IL (Lat), Corbin Carroll: day-to-day (Knee)

Rangers: Mitch Garver: 10 Day IL (Knee), Corey Seager: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jacob deGrom: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Spencer Howard: 60 Day IL (Lat), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60 Day IL (Lat)

Diamondbacks vs. Rangers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 5, Diamondbacks 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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