Rockies vs. Rangers Sunday Prediction

Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers, 6/17/2018 Prediction & Odds

Two struggling teams will wrap up their series from Arlington on Sunday when the Texas Rangers host the Colorado Rockies again at 3:05 p.m. ET. The Rockies are a slight favorites but are they worth a play for bettors?

Game Snapshot & Odds

929 Colorado Rockies (-114) at 930 Texas Rangers (+104); 10 runs

Sunday, June 17, 2018

3:05 p.m. ET, Globe Life Park in Arlington


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Public Betting Trends

Oddsmakers from online sportsbooks currently list the Rockies as a -114 favorite. As of this writing, 60% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Rockies to beat the Rangers on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.

Rockies' Gray strikes out 10 but allows four runs to Phillies

Jon Gray fanned 10 batters but also allowed four runs over six frames in the Rockies’ loss to the Phillies on Tuesday. Things got off to a rotten start for Gray, who issued a pair of walks in the first inning and then served up a two-out, three-run home run to Scott Kingery. Kingery drove in another run in the third. Gray finished strong, striking out six of the final seven batters he faced, but by then it was too late. The big righty now has three double-digit strikeout games this season and 91 whiffs over 76 frames, but he also holds a 5.68 ERA and 1.49 WHIP.

Rangers to call up Gallardo to face Rockies on Sunday

Yovani Gallardo will be called up to start for the Rangers on Sunday against the Rockies. Gallardo could have opted out of his minor league contract with Texas on Friday, so the team essentially had to assure him that he would be added to the major league roster at some point soon. The veteran right-hander holds a 3.81 ERA, 1.27 WHIP, and 40/14 K/BB ratio in 49 2/3 innings (10 starts) this season at Triple-A Round Rock. He could have some deep-league streaming appeal in the right matchups.

MLB Betting Trends


The Rockies are 2-6 in their last eight games versus the Rangers


The Rangers are just 1-7 in their last eight games but are 8-2 in Gallardo's last 10 starts.


Both of these teams are in 3-7 slumps over their last 10 games but I like the Rockies' chances this afternoon. The Rangers are 10-26 in their last 36 home games versus a right-handed starter and are 8-21 in their last 29 games following a win. The Rockies, meanwhile, have won eight of their last 11 interleague road games versus a right-handed starter and are 4-1 in Gray's last five starts when their opponent scores five runs or more in its previous contest.

The Pick: Colorado Rockies -114


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