- Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Texas Rangers
- Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023
- Location: Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX
- TV: Fox
- Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+142) Texas (-168)
Odds source: Bovada Sportsbook (USA), Bodog Sportsbook (Canada)
The odds for this game favor Texas at -168, while Arizona sits on the underdog position with odds of +142. The betting total is set at 9, providing an intriguing opportunity for over/under bets. The pitching duel will feature Merrill Kelly for the Diamondbacks and Jordan Montgomery for the Rangers.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have showcased their power at the plate with 274 doubles and 166 home runs this season. Their slugging percentage stands at .408, and they have scored 746 runs with a team batting average of .250. With an average of 4.6 runs per game, the Diamondbacks rank 14th in baseball. On the defensive side, their pitching staff has a WHIP of 1.32 and a K/BB ratio of 2.57. They have allowed 197 home runs and 761 total runs this season. With a team ERA of 4.47, the Diamondbacks’ pitching staff has recorded 1,351 strikeouts.
The Texas Rangers have been a force to be reckoned with, hitting 233 home runs and amassing 845 runs batted in. Their on-base percentage is .337, accompanied by a batting average of .263. Scoring an average of 5.44 runs per game, the Rangers rank 3rd in the league. Their pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.268 and a K/BB ratio of 8.50. They have given up 198 home runs and allowed 716 runs this season. With a team ERA of 4.28, the Rangers’ pitching staff has recorded 1,351 strikeouts as well.
It promises to be an exhilarating battle between the power-hitting Diamondbacks and the well-rounded Rangers.