Texas Rangers vs Miami Marlins MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Texas Rangers vs Miami Marlins Prediction 6/2/2024

The Texas Rangers (28-30) travel to face off against the Miami Marlins (21-38) on Sunday, June 2nd. This game will be played at loanDepot Park in Miami and televised on BSFL. The Rangers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Marlins are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Rangers. First pitch is set for 12:40 CT.

Rangers vs Marlins

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It was all Texas in the last game of this series, as the Rangers took down the Marlins by a score of 7-0. The Rangers offense only had four more hits than the Marlins and struck out 16 times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were at -102 on the money line.

Miami’s best chance to score came in the 7th inning when they loaded the bases with no outs, but could only push one run across. As for the Rangers, they scored two runs in the 1st and added three more in the 2nd. After that, they didn’t score another run until putting up two insurance runs in the 9th.

Michael Lorenzen got the win for the Rangers, going 6 1/3 innings and not giving up a run. He finished the game with seven strikeouts but issued two walks. Ryan Weathers had a rough outing for the Marlins, taking the loss after going six innings and giving up four earned runs.

Texas is 28-30 overall, putting them 2nd in the AL West, four games behind the Mariners for the division lead. The Rangers are 9-11 against other teams in the AL West. So far, they are 14-13 at home and have gone 14-17 on the road.

The Rangers have an overall series record of 8-9-1 this year, and they are 17-16 as the favorite. As the underdog, the Rangers are 11-14 this season. They are also 5-6 as the road favorite. Texas’ overall record is 4-6 over their last 10 games.

When the Rangers win, they win big, with an average scoring margin of 3.9 runs per game. However, when they lose, they lose big, with an average scoring margin of -3.6 runs per game. Overall, their run line record is 24-34, with a scoring margin of 0.0 runs per game. They are 13-18 against the run line on the road, and 11-16 against the run line at home.

The Texas Rangers are on the road to face the Miami Marlins today, with the over/under line set at 8.5 runs. The combined run average for Rangers games this season is 8.9 runs per game, and their over/under record is 22-34. When the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs, their record is 6-13. So far this season, 46.6% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8.5 runs.

Andrew Heaney Gets The Start For The Rangers

Left-hander Andrew Heaney gets the start for the Rangers today as he faces off against the Marlins on the road. He has made 10 starts this year and has a record of 1-6 with an ERA of 4.47. Heaney’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.37. In his last outing, Heaney picked up the win out of the bullpen, going 2 1/3 innings and not allowing a run. Before that, he had lost three straight starts. He has given up at least two homers in three of his last four outings. Per nine innings, Heaney is averaging 2.5 walks compared to 8.23 strikeouts.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

Corey Seager has been on a tear for the Rangers of late, going 13/34 with seven homers over his last nine games. Overall, he is batting .270 with 13 homers, which is 8th in the league. Adolis Garcia is also near the top of the league in homers, but he is hitting just .227 for the season and has gone just 3/32 in his last nine games.

As a team, the Rangers are 11th in scoring at 4.4 runs per game. They have been a better offensive team on the road this season, averaging 4.8 runs per contest. Overall, they are batting .243, which is 11th in the league.

Miami is 5th in the NL East, trailing the Phillies by 20 games. Overall, they are 21-38 and have gone just 4-12 against other teams in the NL East. The Marlins are looking to bounce back after falling 5-3 to the Rangers on Tuesday.

So far, the Marlins are 8-8 as home underdogs this year and 18-26 as the underdog overall. As the favorite, Miami is just 3-12. They have struggled at home, going 11-20 and are just below .500 at 10-18 on the road. This season, they have gone 9-21 in night games.

When the Marlins win, they do so by an average of 3.3 runs per game, but when they lose, they lose by an average of 3.8 runs per game. Miami is 25-34 against the run line this season, including a 10-21 mark at home. As an underdog, the Marlins are 24-20 vs. the run line, compared to just 1-14 as the favorite.

Today’s over/under line of 8.5 runs is slightly higher than the Marlins’ average combined run average of 8.7 runs per game this season. Miami has had 14 overs and 9 unders in games with an over/under line of 8.5 runs this year, and overall, the Marlins have gone over the total in 32 of their 59 games this season.

Trevor Rogers Gets The Start For The Marlins

Miami is sending left-hander Trevor Rogers to the mound today vs. the Rangers. He has made 11 starts this season and has a record of 1-6 with a 5.65 ERA. Opposing batters are hitting .305 off Rogers this season, and his WHIP is 1.80. In his last outing, Rogers went 5 1/3 innings vs. the Padres, giving up one earned run on six hits. He finished with a no-decision in that outing. Rogers has not won a game since May 15th vs. the Tigers. He has given up at least two home runs in three of his last four outings.

Marlins Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Marlins are averaging just 3.7 runs per game, which is 29th in the league. They have been even worse on the road, averaging only 3.2 runs per contest. Miami’s team batting average is just .236, but they do have a few hitters who have been swinging the bat well of late. Over his last six games, Jesús Sánchez has gone 8/22 with two homers and four RBIs.

So far, Bryan De La Cruz and Jazz Chisholm Jr. have been the Marlins’ top power threats, with De La Cruz leading the team with nine homers and Chisholm Jr. right behind him with eight. Chisholm Jr. also leads the team with 29 RBIs. Miami’s offense will be looking to get going today, as they are near the bottom of the league in on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and OPS.

Rangers vs Marlins Prediction

Our predicted score for this Rangers and Marlins matchup is 6-4 in favor of the Rangers. We will be taking the Rangers on the money line, where the payout is -129.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Andrew Heaney finishing with seven strikeouts, which is the highest projection among all starters. As for Trevor Rogers, his projection is for six strikeouts, which has him finishing 12th among starters.

Offensively, the Rangers lineup is looking strong today, with our projections having them finishing with 11 hits, which is the third most in the league. As for the Marlins, they are projected to finish with nine hits, which has them towards the bottom of the league.

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