Texas Rangers (42-61) vs Arizona Diamondbacks (56-48)Date : 07/30/2018
Time : 9:40PM
Location : Chase Field
Pick, Prediction, & Preview:
Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Chase Field will play host to the visiting Texas Rangers on Monday night for a two-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. This will be the first meeting of the season for these two teams with a second and final meeting two weeks later in the Lone Star State.
Arizona starter Robbie Ray (3-2, 4.90 ERA) will kick off the series on the mound against fellow lefty Martin Perez (2-4, 7.08 ERA) followed by Arizona’s Zack Godley (11-6, 4.73 ERA) against the old-timer Bartolo Colon (5-9, 5.02 ERA) on Tuesday night.
Texas Rangers's Latest Performance :
The Texas Rangers are battling in a tough AL West division where they are the lone team under .500 and currently sitting a whopping 25 games back. They’ve dropped their last four going 2-8 in their last ten. Needless to say, they aren’t doing well. Currently, they’re trying to rebuild using minor leaguers and are in the process of trading pitcher Cole Hamels to the Cubs for a handful of Triple-A talent.
Arizona Diamondbacks's Latest Performance :
Arizona currently sits 1.5 games back and are making a case to steal first place from the Dodgers. They just need to put a string of wins together. General Manager Mike Hazen is making moves before the deadline in an effort to help his team win now. They acquired right-hander Mike Andriese from the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday in exchange for minor league catcher Mike Perez and right-hander Brian Shaffer.
How Texas Rangers & Arizona Diamondbacks Matchup.
Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:
Arizona is 56-48 ATS overall
Arizona is 25-27 ATS at home and 31-21 ATS away
Texas is 51-53 ATS overall
Texas is 25-29 ATS at home and 26-24 ATS away
In-Depth Analysis of each team:
Arizona is on a roll and playing fairly well. They have lost their last two and have an opportunity to negate those losses and close the gap with the Dodgers by dispatching the Rangers and getting back on track after going 5-5 in their last ten. Texas is looking to end their four-game skid and get a win under their belt. Arizona is a tough task in a non-divisional game that means zero to Texas.
Betting trends for Texas Rangers:
- Texas is 25-24 as away team
- Texas is 29-31 in non-division games
- Texas is 35-26 after a loss
Betting trends for Arizona Diamondbacks:
- Arizona is 25-27 as home team
- Arizona is 33-28 in non-division games
- Arizona is 25-22 after a loss