Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction 5-28-24 Picks


The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Texas Rangers meet Tuesday in MLB action from Globe Life Field. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s an Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Texas Rangers prediction.

Starting Pitching Matchup

The Arizona Diamondbacks will send out Brandon Pfaadt for the start here and Pfaadt is 2-3 with a 4.05 ERA and 58 strikeouts this season. This will be Pfaadt’s second career regular season start against Texas. The Texas Rangers did not have a starting pitcher announced at the time that this article was posted.

Arizona Diamondbacks Recap

The Arizona Diamondbacks come into this one looking to rebound from a series loss to Miami over the weekend, losing Sunday’s series finale by a final score of 3-1, resulting in the Diamondbacks failing to build on their series win over the Dodgers from the previous series.

Diamondbacks Still Struggling With Consistency At The Plate

Ketel Marte leads the Diamondbacks with 58 hits in addition to a .275 batting average and 12 doubles with 10 home runs and 27 RBIs while Lourdes Gurriel Jr. also has 6 home runs and 29 RBIs as well this season. Corbin Carroll has a team-high 9 stolen bases while Eugenio Suarez has a team-high 60 strikeouts this season. Christian Walker also has 10 home runs with a team-high 33 RBIs of his own this season.

Why the Arizona Diamondbacks will win

  • The Rangers have lost each of their last six games against National League opponents.
  • The road team has won each of the last four games between the Diamondbacks and Rangers.
  • The Rangers have failed to cover the run line each of their last eight games against teams that held a losing record.
  • The road team has covered the run line in each of the Diamondbacks’ last five games.
  • The Rangers have trailed after 5 innings in each of their last five night games.
  • The Diamondbacks have led after 3 innings in each of their last seven road games against opponents that held a losing record.

Texas Rangers Recap

The Texas Rangers come into this series hoping to shake off their series loss to Minnesota despite snapping their six-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Twins on Sunday. The Rangers continued their slide after series losses to the Phillies and Angels over the last week and a half.

Rangers Continue To Struggle At The Dish

Marcus Semien leads the Rangers with 58 hits along with 12 doubles, 9 home runs and 34 RBIs while Adolis Garcia has a team-high 12 home runs and 37 RBIs with 10 doubles as well as 4 stolen bases. Evan Carter also has 5 home runs with 15 RBIs while Jonah Heim has 5 homers and 28 RBIs and Josh Smith also has a team-high 13 doubles.

Why the Texas Rangers will win

  • The Diamondbacks have lost nine of their last 10 night games against American League opponents.
  • The Rangers have won each of their last five games against the Diamondbacks following a road win.
  • The Diamondbacks have failed to cover the run line each of their last seven games against teams that held a losing record.
  • The Rangers have covered the run line in five of their last six home games against NL West opponents that held a losing record.
  • The Rangers have led after 5 innings in each of their last eight home games against NL West opponents that held a losing record.

Diamondbacks vs. Rangers Prediction

I’m on the Diamondbacks here. I just can’t get there with the Texas Rangers while this team continues to struggle and fail to live up to the expectations set for them after winning the world series last season. The Diamondbacks haven’t fared much better, but Arizona’s still had some semblance of success and Brandon Pfaadt, while having his ups and downs this season, has been a solid arm at times and has started to have some success in recent outings. I just think the Diamondbacks are also playing the better baseball right now, so give me Arizona here.

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