Diamondbacks vs. Rangers Prediction
The Diamondbacks will look to make it back-to-back games versus the Rangers at Globe Life Park tonight at 8:05 p.m. ET. With Robbie Ray toeing the rubber, are the D-Backs a sound play for bettors against Jesse Chavez and the Rangers?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
8:05 p.m. ET, Globe Life Park, Arlington, Texas
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 60% of the betting tickets are on the Rangers to beat the Diamondbacks on the moneyline.
Arizona Diamondbacks Fantasy Spin
Ketel Marte went 2-for-5 with two RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Rangers. Marte came through with one of the bigger hits of the game when, with the bases loaded and one out in a 1-1 game in the fifth inning, he dumped a Lance Lynn 97-mph fastball into left field to plate two runs. Marte also had a triple and scored a run in the contest. The All-Star is off to a good start to the second half as his career year continues, and after Tuesday he's hitting .312/.363/.566 overall
Texas Rangers Fantasy Spin
Joey Gallo hit his 22nd home run of the season in Tuesday's loss to the Diamondbacks. Diamondbacks rookie left-hander Alex Young didn't make many mistakes on the night, but Gallo hit one 429 feet in the fourth inning. It was his only hit on the evening -- the Rangers had just five against Young and company -- and his 22nd homer of the year. The 25-year-old is hitting .267/.407/.636 with those 22 homers in 67 games this year.
MLB Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks are a perfect 5-0 in their last five interleague games.
The Ranges have won 14 of their last 20 interleague home games when facing an opponent with a winning record.
The Diamondbacks have owned this matchup in recent history, winning seven out of 10 games against the Rangers overall and four of five in Arlington. The D-Backs are also 5-0 in Ray’s last five road starts versus a team with a winning record and posting a 5-2 record in their last seven games when facing a right-handed starter. Meanwhile, the Rangers have dropped nine of their last 13 games overall and are just 1-4 in their last five home games when facing a lefty.
The Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks -125