Free MLB Pick: Rockies vs Rangers Odds
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(55-58) Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers (67-47)
Date: Thursday August 11, 2016
Time: 2:05 PM ET
Venue: Globe Life Park in Arlington Arlington, Texas
Projected Pitchers: Chad Bettis vs Lucas Harrell
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rangers -147
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: OFF
MLB Betting Total: 10.5
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The Rockies have been struggling for the last couple of weeks and they are nearly 10 games out of first place in the NL West.
While the Rockies have been solid as of late the Rangers have been hot and they have a pretty comfortable lead in the AL West.
The Rangers have had their way facing the Rockies in their last several games against them.
The Rockies have one of the highest scoring teams in the Majors, but they only rank 27th in team ERA.
Chad Bettis (10-6 5.13 ERA) goes for the Rockies and in his last outing he gave up 3 earned runs in 6 innings in a 12-6 win over the Miami Marlins. The Rockies have won 5 of his last 6 starts.
Bettis has given up 3 earned runs in each of his last 2 starts.
The Rockies are 4-1 in Bettis’ last 5 interleague starts.
The Rockies are 6-1 in Bettis’ last 7 starts following a Quality Start in his previous outing.
The Rockies have been around a .500 team on the road this season.
The Rangers’ offense has been solid on the season, but they do not rank in the top 20 in the Majors in team ERA.
Lucas Harrell (3-2 3.46 ERA) gets the call for the Rangers and in his last start he gave up 1 earned run in 3 innings in a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros.
Harrell has 2 appearances for the Rangers since coming to them in a trade with the Atlanta Braves. In those appearances for his new club he has gone 9 innings and given up 4 earned runs.
Before Harell was traded he had one of his worst outings of the season facing the Rockies where he gave up 5 earned runs in onl;y 3 innings in a 11-2 Colorado win.
The Rangers have the 4th most home wins in the Majors.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rockies are 1-5 in their last 6 overall.
- Rockies are 5-1 in their last 6 road games.
- Rockies have an Under record of 20-8 in their last 28 road games.
- Rangers are 4-0 in their last 4 overall.
- Rangers are 7-2 in their last 9 games vs. a right-handed starter.
Free Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers MLB Prediction:
The Rangers are hot and Harrell will be decent and those things equal a Texas win.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Texas ML and game total Under
Take the Under in this one, as this may be a pitcher’s duel.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Texas 5-2
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