Rangers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 3, 2023

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Rangers vs. Diamondbacks Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 3, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Texas Rangers (18-11), led by Robbie Grossman on a 12-game hitting streak, will meet the Arizona Diamondbacks (16-14) Wednesday at Globe Life Field. The Rangers are -125 favorites for the matchup, which starts at 2:05 PM ET on BSSW.

Andrew Heaney takes the mound for Texas while Brandon Pfaadt is Arizona’s starter for the contest.

Rangers vs. Diamondbacks Odds

  • Rangers odds to win: -125
  • Diamondbacks odds to win: +105
  • Spread: Rangers -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
  • Time: 2:05 PM ET
  • TV: BSSW

Who Will Win Rangers vs. Diamondbacks?

Rangers and Diamondbacks Betting Trends

The Rangers have been favored on the moneyline 18 total times this season. They’ve gone 11-7 in those games.

When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -125 or shorter, Texas has a 10-5 record (winning 66.7% of its games).

This season, the Diamondbacks have been the underdog 22 times and won 11, or 50%, of those games.

Arizona has entered 18 games this season as the underdog by +105 or more and is 9-9 in those contests.

In the 29 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Rangers, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 18 times (18-10-1).

So far this season, the Diamondbacks and their opponents have hit the over in 15 of their 30 games with a total.

Rangers Stats & Insights

The Rangers are the second-highest scoring team in baseball, averaging 6.3 runs per game (184 total).

Texas ranks eighth-best in MLB play with 39 total home runs.

The Rangers rank eighth in MLB with a .259 batting average.

Texas strikes out 8.8 times per game, the No. 14 mark in MLB.

The Rangers pitching staff is 15th in MLB with a collective 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings.

Texas has a 3.45 team ERA that ranks sixth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Diamondbacks Stats & Insights

The Diamondbacks have scored 149 runs this season, which ranks 10th in MLB.

Arizona has hit 27 homers this season, which ranks 22nd in the majors.

The Diamondbacks rank third in MLB with a .266 team batting average.

Arizona ranks second in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.4 Ks per contest.

The Diamondbacks average the 23rd-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.3) in the league this season.

Arizona has the 23rd-ranked ERA (4.88) in the majors this season.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

Heaney (2-2 with a 4.38 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 24 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Rangers, his sixth of the season.

Marcus Semien has been key for Texas with five home runs, 24 RBI and a batting average of .278 this season.

Adolis Garcia leads Texas in home runs with eight and runs batted in with 30.

Jonah Heim’s batting average of .296 leads all Texas hitters this season.

Nate Lowe has collected 29 hits this season and has an OBP of .336. He’s slugging .451 on the year.

Diamondbacks Key Players to Watch

The Diamondbacks will send out Pfaadt for his first start of the season.

Corbin Carroll paces the Diamondbacks with a .320 batting average.

Ketel Marte is hitting .265 with seven doubles, two triples, four home runs and five walks.

Christian Walker leads the Diamondbacks in home runs (five) and runs batted in (20).

Geraldo Perdomo is batting .391 with six doubles, a triple, two home runs and seven walks.

Rangers and Diamondbacks Injuries

Rangers: Corey Seager: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Mitch Garver: 10 Day IL (Knee), 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: 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 vs. Diamondbacks Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 5, Diamondbacks 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs
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