Orioles vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, May 26, 2023

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Orioles vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, May 26, 2023

MLB Predictions

Marcus Semien (14 games) will look to add to his hitting streak when the Texas Rangers (31-18) and Baltimore Orioles (33-17) meet Friday at 7:05 PM ET, live on MLB Network from Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Marcus Semien and the Rangers are listed as underdogs on the moneyline by oddsmakers (+118).

Baltimore’s Grayson Rodriguez gets the start, and he’ll go against Texas’ Jon Gray.

Orioles vs. Rangers Odds

  • Orioles odds to win: -139
  • Rangers odds to win: +118
  • Spread: Orioles -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Orioles vs. Rangers?

Orioles and Rangers Betting Trends

The Orioles have won 19 of the 24 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (79.2%).

Baltimore has gone 17-4 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -139 or shorter (81% winning percentage).

The Rangers have been underdogs in 19 games this season and won 11 (57.9%) of those contests.

Texas has a record of 5-5 in games where sportsbooks have it as underdogs of at least +118 on the moneyline.

The Orioles have played in 50 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 26 times (26-21-3).

The Rangers and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 29 of their 49 opportunities.

Orioles Stats & Insights

The Orioles score the seventh-most runs in baseball (257 total, 5.1 per game).

Baltimore averages 1.2 home runs per game to rank 11th in MLB play with 62 total home runs .

The Orioles have the 14th-ranked batting average in the league (.252).

Baltimore’s hitters strike out 8.1 times per game, the seventh-lowest average in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Orioles has a collective 9.2 K/9, the ninth-best in the majors.

Baltimore has a 4.04 team ERA that ranks 13th among all MLB pitching staffs.

Rangers Stats & Insights

No team has scored more than the 310 runs the Rangers have this season.

Texas has hit 66 homers this season, which ranks ninth in the majors.

No team has a better batting average than the .269 AVG the Rangers have posted this season.

Texas ranks 18th in strikeouts per game (nine) among MLB offenses.

The Rangers average the 22nd-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.4) in the league this season.

Texas has pitched to a 3.77 ERA this season, which ranks seventh in baseball.

Orioles Key Players to Watch

Rodriguez (2-1 with a 6.21 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 42 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Orioles, his 10th of the season.

Cedric Mullins is batting .275 for Baltimore with a team-high 39 RBI.

Adley Rutschman has 48 hits and an OBP of .391 to go with a slugging percentage of .415 this season.

Ryan Mountcastle is slugging .463 this season, with a team-high 11 home runs. He’s also collected 36 RBI.

Adam Frazier is batting .253 with an OBP of .331 and a slugging percentage of .429 this season.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

The Rangers will hand the ball to Gray (4-1) for his 10th start of the season.

Semien has a team-best batting average of .299.

Adolis Garcia has put his power on display as he leads his team with 14 home runs and 49 runs batted in.

Nate Lowe has 16 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 24 walks while batting .290.

Josh Jung is hitting .273 with eight doubles, 11 home runs and 12 walks.

Orioles and Rangers Injuries

Orioles: Dillon Tate: 15 Day IL (Elbow), John Means: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Rangers: Travis Jankowski: 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)

Orioles vs. Rangers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Orioles 6, Rangers 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs
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