Cincinnati Reds vs Texas Rangers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Cincinnati Reds vs Texas Rangers Prediction 4/27/2024

The Cincinnati Reds (14-12) travel to face off against the Texas Rangers (14-13) on Saturday, April 27th. This game will be played at Globe Life Field in Arlington and televised on FOX. The Rangers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Reds are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Rangers. First pitch is set for 4:05 ET.

Reds vs Rangers

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It was a low-scoring game in the most recent game of this Rangers vs Reds series. Texas went into the matchup as -177 favorites and squeaked out a 2-1 win. Both teams scored one run in the first inning, and the Reds could only muster one more run in the 8th inning. As for the Rangers, they scored the game’s go-ahead run in the 2nd, and both offenses went silent after that.

Cincinnati actually outhit the Rangers in the game 7 to 3. Jonathan India was the only Reds hitter to have more than one hit, as he went 2/4 with a run scored. As for Texas, Evan Carter had the best game at the plate, going 2/3 with a home run.

Nathan Eovaldi pitched well for the Rangers in this one, going six innings and giving up just one run on three hits. He finished the game with eight strikeouts but issued five walks. Jose Leclerc got the win out of the bullpen, and Kirby Yates got the save.

Cincinnati’s overall record is 14-12 heading into today’s road matchup vs. the Rangers. The Reds lost the final game of their series vs. the Phillies and followed that up by dropping the series opener vs. the Rangers. Currently, they trail the Brewers by 3.5 games in the NL Central.

At home, the Reds have gone 9-7 compared to 5-5 on the road. As the underdog, the Reds are 2-5 on the road this season and 4-8 overall. Cincinnati has been good as the favorite, putting together a mark of 10-4 this year. The Reds’ overall series record is 4-3-1 this season.

When the Reds are on the road, they have been a solid run line bet, going 6-4. Their average run margin is +1.0 when they play away from Cincinnati, and they have covered the run line in their last three road games. Cincinnati has been a favorite in 14 of its games and has gone 9-5 against the run line in those contests.

There have been 26 games with over/under lines set at 9 runs this season, and the under has hit in 15 of them. The Reds have played in 11 games with over/under lines set at 9 runs, and the under has hit in seven of them. The under is on a two-game streak for the Reds, and their games have averaged 9.2 runs per game this season.

Hunter Greene Gets The Start For The Reds

Hunter Greene and the Reds are on the road to take on the Rangers. Greene has started 3 games so far this season and has a 0-2 record. He has been a tough-luck loser in his last 2 outings, as he has gone 6 innings in each, giving up 4 earned runs in his last start and 6 in his first start. Greene has 14 strikeouts in 16 innings pitched this season.

Reds Offense Breakdown

Elly De La Cruz has been on a tear for the Reds, hitting .360 over his last nine games, with three homers and eight RBIs. For the season, he is batting .299 and is 2nd on the team with seven home runs. Spencer Steer is also near the top of the league in RBIs, as his 19 is 7th best in the league. He is batting .264 for the season and has gone deep three times.

As a team, the Reds are 8th in scoring at 4.9 runs per game. They have been a better offensive team at home, averaging 5.1 runs per contest. Overall, they are batting just .217, which is 19th in the league. However, they are one of the league’s top home run hitting teams and are 8th in isolated power.

Texas is 14-13 overall and is 2nd in the AL West, trailing the Mariners by just a half-game. The Rangers are hosting the Reds today and are 5-8 in AL West games this year. Texas won the final game of their series vs. the Mariners and are 3-4-1 in series this year, and they have dropped two straight series at home.

The Rangers are coming off a series win vs. the Mariners, but they dropped two straight series before that. As the home favorite, the Rangers are 5-5 this year and 6-6 as the favorite overall. Texas has won three straight games as the favorite, and they are 8-7 as the underdog this year.

When the Texas Rangers win, they do so by an average of 3.6 runs per game. However, when they lose, they lose by an average of 3.2 runs per game. They have a run line record of 13-14, and they are 6-8 against the run line at home. As the underdog, they are 9-6 against the run line, but as the favorite, they are just 4-8.

With an over/under line of 9 runs, the Texas Rangers have seen their games go over that number in just 4 of 9 contests when the line has been set at 9 runs. Overall, the Rangers have seen their games go over the total in 11 of 26 games this season. The Rangers have gone under the total in four straight games.

Michael Lorenzen Gets The Start For The Rangers

Michael Lorenzen will be starting for the Rangers at home against the Reds. Lorenzen has picked up wins in each of his first two starts, going 5 innings in his first start and 6 innings in his last outing. He has given up 3 earned runs in each start and has 11 strikeouts on the year.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

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Adolis Garcia has been swinging a hot bat of late for the Rangers, going 8/31 in his last eight games while hitting three home runs and driving in six. Overall, he is batting .290 with a team-high seven homers. Evan Carter and Marcus Semien are tied for 2nd on the team with five homers apiece, but Carter is batting just .224 for the season, while Semien comes in at .265.

As a team, the Rangers are averaging 4.6 runs per game, which is 12th in the league. They have been a good home run hitting team so far and come into the game with the league’s 7th best batting average. Currently, they are 6th in home runs and have the league’s 10th best slugging percentage.


Reds vs Rangers Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Reds vs. Rangers game is to take the Rangers on the money line, with the payout being -134. We have the Rangers winning this one by a final score of 6-5.

If you’re looking for a player prop bet, we do like Hunter Greene to rack up some strikeouts, as we have him finishing with seven K’s. As for Michael Lorenzen, we have him finishing with four strikeouts.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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