Texas Rangers vs Miami Marlins MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Texas Rangers vs Miami Marlins Prediction 6/1/2024

The Texas Rangers (27-30) travel to face off against the Miami Marlins (21-37) on Saturday, June 1st. This game will be played at loanDepot Park in Miami and televised on BSSW. The Marlins are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rangers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Marlins. First pitch is set for 3:10 CT.

Rangers vs Marlins

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Miami cruised to an easy 8-2 win over the Rangers in the most recent game of this series. The Marlins had a huge 2nd and 7th innings, scoring two runs in the 2nd and adding three more in the 7th. As for the Rangers, they scored their only two runs in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Marlins were at +119 on the money line.

The Marlins got to Rangers starter Jose Urena, who gave up two earned runs in just 2 1/3 innings of work and took the loss. As for the Marlins, they got a good outing from Sixto Sanchez, who gave up two earned runs across four innings of work.

Jesus Sanchez went 3/3 with a home run and three RBIs to lead the Marlins’ offense. Nick Gordon and Jake Burger each drove in two for Miami’s lineup.

Texas is 27-30 overall and 2nd in the AL West, four games behind the Mariners for the division lead. The Rangers are 9-11 against other AL West teams this year. The Rangers dropped the first game of this series vs. the Marlins and are just 3-7 over their last 10 games.

So far, the Rangers have been slightly better than average both at home (14-13) and on the road (13-17). As the favorite, Texas has gone 17-16 and 10-14 as the underdog. This year, the Rangers’ overall series record is 8-9-1.

When betting the run line, the Texas Rangers have been a better play when they are the underdog. They are 12-12 against the run line as the underdog, compared to 11-22 as the favorite. Their average run differential in winning games is +3.8, while it’s -3.6 in losses.

The Texas Rangers are on the road against the Miami Marlins today, and the over/under line for the game is set at 8 runs. The combined run average for Rangers games this season is 8.9 runs per game, and their over/under record is 22-33. When the over/under line is set at 8 runs, their record is 2-4-1. So far this season, 80.7% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs.

Michael Lorenzen Gets The Start For The Rangers

Michael Lorenzen gets the start for the Rangers today as he faces the Marlins on the road. He has made eight starts this season and has a record of 2-3 with an ERA of 3.35. Opponents are batting .199 off Lorenzen this season, and he has turned in five quality starts. In his last outing, Lorenzen finished with a no-decision, going six innings and giving up one earned run on three hits. Before that, he had given up at least two earned runs in three straight outings. Lorenzen’s ERA at home is 3.45, compared to 3.30 on the road.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

Corey Seager comes into the game on a 13-game hitting streak, and over his last nine games, he has gone 11/32 with eight home runs and 13 RBIs. For the season, Seager is batting .260 with 13 homers, which is 6th in the league, and his 29 RBIs are 3rd on the team. Adolis Garcia is the Rangers’ top home run hitter this season, but he is batting just .232 overall and has gone just 3/28 in his last eight games.

The Rangers have been a good home run hitting team this season, and they are averaging 4.4 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .241, which is 10th in the league, and are also near the top of the league in terms of fewest strikeouts per game. Currently, they have three players with at least 12 homers.

Miami is 5th in the NL East, trailing the Phillies by 19 games. Overall, the Marlins are 21-37 and have gone just 4-12 against other teams in the NL East. The Marlins have won two straight games, and their win streak has come as the underdog. This season, the Marlins are 3-11 as the favorite and 18-26 as the underdog.

At home, the Marlins are 11-19 this year and 10-18 on the road. So far, they have gone 9-21 in night games. Miami’s overall series record is 5-12-1, and they are coming off a series loss to the Pirates.

When betting on the Marlins’ run line, it’s best to take them as the underdog. Miami is 24-20 against the run line as the underdog, compared to just 1-13 as the favorite. The Marlins have a run line record of 25-33 overall, with an average run margin of -1.2 runs per game. They have been slightly better against the run line on the road, going 15-13, compared to 10-20 at home.

The Miami Marlins are back home to face the Texas Rangers, and the over/under line for today’s game is set at 8 runs. The combined run average for Marlins games this season is 8.7 runs, and their over/under record is 32-26. When the over/under line is set at 8 runs, the Marlins have a 4-5 record. In 49 games this season, the over/under line has been set at 8 runs or higher in 33 games (56.9% of their games).

Ryan Weathers Gets The Start For The Marlins

Miami is sending left-hander Ryan Weathers to the mound today vs. the Rangers. He has made 11 starts this year and has a record of 3-4 with a 3.16 ERA. Weathers’ WHIP for the season is currently 1.08. In his 11 starts, he has turned in six quality starts, and opponents are batting .202 this year. Weathers most recently faced the Diamondbacks, where he picked up the win, going six innings and not allowing a run. Before that, he had three straight outings where he didn’t allow a homer.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Marlins are averaging just 3.8 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the league. They are also near the bottom of the league in home runs and on-base percentage. Miami’s team batting average of .237 is 12th in the league, and they are one of the better teams in the league at avoiding strikeouts. Miami’s offense has been a little better at home, averaging 4.3 runs per game.

Jazz Chisholm Jr. has been the Marlins’ best run producer this season, as he leads the team with 29 RBIs and is also 2nd on the team with eight home runs. Bryan De La Cruz has also been a solid power threat for the Marlins, as he is 10th in the league with nine homers. Over his last five games, Jesús Sánchez is hitting .389 with two home runs.

Rangers vs Marlins Prediction

Our predicted final score for this Rangers vs. Marlins matchup is 6-4 in favor of the Rangers. With the Rangers on the money line at -129, we see this as a great payout for a team that we have winning by two runs.

Looking at some of the starting pitcher projections, Michael Lorenzen is projected to finish with five strikeouts, which has him as a bottom-10 starter in terms of K’s. As for Ryan Weathers, he is also projected to finish with five strikeouts and is also a bottom-10 starter in terms of strikeouts.

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