Rangers visit Arizona Diamondbacks in MLB clash
Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
The Texas Rangers will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Diamondbacks in Arizona at Chase Field on Monday in baseball action.
For the Diamondbacks, Tyler Skaggs gets the ball, charged with keeping the Rangers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Martin Perez, 0-0 on the year.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Diamondbacks at No. 4 in the National League and the Rangers at No. 4 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Arizona owns the No. 4 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.8 per game. By contrast, the Rangers are rated No. 3 in the same category at 9.2 per game.
Arizona owns the National League's No. 5 defense, allowing 3.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas' American League No. 1-rated defense.
The Rangers were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Texas lost in extra innings against the Mariners on Sunday as Seattle edged them 4-3 at Safeco Field.
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Padres at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -182 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Arizona got the job done in their last match in a 6-5 victory over San Diego on Sunday at Chase Field behind starter Patrick Corbin.
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Rangers at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas' last 8 games when playing Arizona
Texas is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 8 games when playing Texas
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
Texas at Arizona, Monday, May 27