Texas Rangers vs Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Texas Rangers vs Colorado Rockies Prediction 5/10/2024

The Texas Rangers (22-17) travel to face off against the Colorado Rockies (9-28) on Friday, May 10th. This game will be played at Coors Field in Denver and televised on MLBN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 8:40 ET.

Rangers vs Rockies

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The Rangers’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Athletics, closing out their series with a 12-11 win. After allowing two runs to the Athletics in the 2nd inning, the Rangers responded with a run of their own and added another four runs in the 3rd. Texas went on to close out the 3rd with a total of 12 runs, and the Athletics could only score 11 runs. Going into the game, the Rangers were at -153 on the money line.

Jack Leiter had a rough outing, giving up four earned runs on seven hits and issuing three walks. The Rangers’s offense picked him up, though, scoring 12 runs on 16 hits. Ezequiel Duran went 3/4 with a run scored and a RBI.

Texas is 22-17 overall this season, putting them 1st in the AL West, with a 1.5-game lead over the Mariners. The Rangers are 8-9 against other AL West teams this season. The Rangers are coming off winning 3 of 4 games in their series vs. the Athletics.

So far, the Rangers have been a solid team on the road, going 12-8 this season. They have been just above .500 at home, coming in with a record of 10-9. Texas has been good as the favorite this season, going 13-9, and they are 9-8 as the underdog. The Rangers have an overall series record of 7-4-1 and have won four straight series overall, including two straight on the road.

When the Rangers win, they win big, with an average run margin of 3.9 runs per game. When they lose, they lose big, with an average run margin of -3.4 runs per game. Their overall run line record is 18-21, and they are 10-10 against the run line on the road. They are 8-14 against the run line as the favorite and 10-7 against the run line as the underdog.

When the Texas Rangers have been on the road this season, the over has hit in 17 of their 38 games. The over/under line for today’s game against the Rockies is set at 10 runs, which is higher than their season average of 9.5 runs per game. The over has hit in three straight games for the Rangers, and their over/under record when the line is set at 10 runs is 2-1-1.

Jon Gray Gets The Start For The Rangers

Texas is sending Jon Gray to the mound today, and he is coming off a start in which he didn’t give up a run. In that outing vs. the Royals, Gray went seven innings and gave up just two hits. He finished with seven strikeouts in the outing. Gray’s ERA for the season is 2.50, along with a record of 1-1. Looking back at his last three outings, Gray has made three straight starts without giving up more than one earned run. So far, he has three quality starts and is averaging 9.53 strikeouts per nine innings.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

Not only are the Rangers the 3rd highest scoring team in the league this season, but they have also been even better on the road, averaging 5.8 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .258, which is 3rd in the league, and they are also near the top of the league in on-base percentage and slugging. Texas has been even better of late, as Marcus Semien has gone 15/39 in his last eight games, with two homers and eight RBIs.

Adolis Garcia and Marcus Semien have been two of the Rangers’ top power threats this season, with Garcia’s eight homers leading the team and Semien’s seven homers coming in as the 2nd most on the team. Garcia also comes into the game with the 5th most RBIs in the league (30), while Semien is 7th in the league with 28 RBIs.

The Rockies’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Giants, closing out their series with a 9-1 win. After allowing one run to the Giants in the top of the 4th, the Rockies responded with seven runs of their own. Colorado went on to add another two runs in the 4th inning.

Starting for the Rockies was Cal Quantrill, who picked up the win while tossing six innings of one-run ball. He also finished with five K’s and issued just three walks. Brenton Doyle went 2/4 with a homer and three RBIs.

Colorado is hosting the Rangers today with an overall record of 9-28, which has them 5th in the NL West. So far, they are 16 games behind the Dodgers for the division lead. The Rockies closed out their series vs. the Giants with a win but still lost the series 1-2.

At home, the Rockies are just 6-12 this season compared to 3-16 on the road. So far, they have not won a series, putting together an overall series record of 0-11-1. Colorado’s record as the underdog is 9-28 this season, and they are 0-0 as the favorite.

When the Rockies win, they win big, with an average run margin of +3.6 runs per game. But when they lose, they lose big, with an average run margin of -3.9 runs per game. That has led to a run line record of 17-20, including 8-10 at home and 9-10 on the road. As the underdog, they are 17-20 on the run line, while they have yet to be favored in a game.

Colorado’s over/under record for the season is 18-19, and the average O/U line in their games is 10 runs. In games with an over/under line of 10 runs, the over is 0-1. Overall, 35.1% of their games have had an O/U line set at 10 or higher, while 62.2% have had lines set at 9.5 or lower. Their over streak is at 2 games.

Austin Gomber Gets The Start For The Rockies

Through seven starts, Austin Gomber has a record of 0-2 and an ERA of 3.79 for the Rockies. He has made two quality starts this year and is coming off an outing in which he didn’t allow a run. In that May 4th start vs. the Pirates, Gomber went six innings and gave up just two hits. He finished with a no-decision in that outing. Gomber has made four starts at home and has a record of 0-1 with a 3.61 ERA. The left-hander has a 4.26 ERA on the road.

Rockies Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Rockies offense is averaging just 3.7 runs per game, which is 24th in the league. While they are batting a collective .239 (13th), their on-base percentage of .300 is just 18th in the league. One thing to note is that they have the 2nd best team BABIP in the league, but this hasn’t translated to a lot of runs.

Ryan McMahon has been the Rockies most consistent hitter this season, as he is batting .292 with five home runs and 20 RBIs. However, he is hitting just .179 over his last eight games. Brenton Doyle and Michael Toglia are tied for 2nd on the team with four homers, but Toglia is batting just .106 so far this season. Elias Diaz has gone 10/27 in his last seven games, including one homer and five RBIs.

Rangers vs Rockies Prediction

Our prediction for this Rangers and Rockies matchup is that the Rangers will pick up the win by a score of 5-4. However, with the payout for a Rangers win being -191, we actually like the under in this one, with the line being set at 10 runs.

If you’re looking for a payout, we think there is a lot of value in taking the under at -113. As for some predicted stats, we have Jon Gray finishing with six strikeouts, which is good for seventh among all starters today.

Looking at Austin Gomber, he is projected to finish with just four strikeouts, which is sixth worst among all starters. As for the Rockies lineup, they are predicted to finish with nine hits, compared to the Rangers with nine.

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