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Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks 09/08/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks 09/08/2021 – On Wednesday, yet another short two-game series will come to an end as Texas Rangers take on Arizona Diamondbacks from Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. The Diamondbacks are one of the worst teams that remain at the bottom of the AL West Division play. Texas Rangers will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. Arizona Diamondbacks are no better as they remain at the bottom of the NL West Division play. The postseason baseball predictions have been against the Rangers and the Diamondbacks right from the start.
Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks 09/08/2021
Texas Rangers won a total of 50 games and dropped 88 in return. The Rangers are 19 games behind the Angels at the fourth. Texas Rangers smashed three runs in their last game and gave up just one to the Diamondbacks. Kohei Arihara will take the nod here as their starter in this game. The starting pitcher is holding a 2-3 record with an ERA of 6.19 with 20 Ks in total. Arihara will make his first start against the Diamondbacks this season. Texas will need to improve on their overall batting and pitching performance.
Players to watch: Isiah Kiner-Falefa 3B (GP 136, AB 547, R 63, H 143, 2B 24, 3B 3, HR 7, RBI 44, TB 194, BB 21, SO 78, SB 16, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.301, SLG 0.355, OPS 0.656, WAR 3.4), Adolis Garcia RF (GP 126, AB 488, R 68, H 120, 2B 22, 3B 2, HR 29, RBI 78, TB 233, BB 30, SO 165, SB 9, AVG 0.246, OBP 0.294, SLG 0.477, OPS 0.771, WAR 3.4).
Arizona Diamondbacks will enter this game with a 45-94 record on the season. The Diamondbacks hold one of the worst records in the majors with their terrible performance. Arizona has a long way to make up for their loss and they need a better batting and pitching unit next year. Luke Weaver will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Weaver is holding a 3-3 record on the season with an ERA of 4.11 and 41 Ks in total.
Players to watch: Pavin Smith 1B (GP 124, AB 448, R 63, H 120, 2B 25, 3B 3, HR 10, RBI 44, TB 181, BB 35, SO 91, SB 1, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.324, SLG 0.404, OPS 0.728, WAR 0.2), David Peralta LF (GP 128, AB 421, R 49, H 111, 2B 24, 3B 8, HR 7, RBI 54, TB 172, BB 38, SO 78, SB 2, AVG 0.264, OBP 0.328, SLG 0.409, OPS 0.737, WAR 0.7).
Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas’ last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona’s last 5 games.
Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Picks
The Diamondbacks got Weaver on the nod here and the recent mlb odds are against the Rangers to win this game. Take the Diamondbacks to rebound and avoid a sweep against the Rangers with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Diamondbacks 4, Rangers 2.