In an interleague clash and the first game in a three-game series, the Pittsburgh Pirates will host the Texas Rangers on Monday at the PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The Pirates are currently in 2nd in the National League Central and in 5th in the National League, while the Rangers are currently in 1st in the American League West and in 3rd in the American League.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have been struggling in the last week winning two of their last five games, including a series loss 2-1 against the Arizona Diamondbacks in their few games. Pittsburgh hopes to have a competitive season in order to avoid finishing last in the Central Division. They currently hold a record of 24-22 overall and 11-11 at home. Bryan Reynolds leads the club in RBIs with 23, but Jack Suwinski leads the squad in home runs with 7. His .320 hitting average puts him far ahead of any other Pirates starter, and his .566 slugging percentage puts him slightly above. Starting pitcher will be Luis Ortiz with a record of 0-2, an ERA of 5.63, a WHIP of 2.38 and 4 strikeouts.
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In their latest game, the Texas Rangers defeated the Rockies with a score of 13-3. The team’s offensive production was led by Corey Seager, who went 3-for-5 with a double, 1 home run, and 3 RBI. Andrew Heaney received the win after pitching six innings without allowing an earned run on six hits and 5 strikeouts. Texas currently has a record of 29-17 overall and 13-9 on road games. With 154 runs scored, the Rangers offense is only second to the Tampa Bay Rays in total runs scored at this point in the season. Adolis Garcia leads the MLB in RBIs with 29 and six other players have at least 10 in the season. It’s interesting to note that Corey Seager is the only guy hitting over .300. Starting on the mound for Texas will be Dane Dunning with a record of 4-0, an ERA of 1.69, a WHIP of .88 and 23 strikeouts.
Texas Rangers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Game Information
- Date: 05/22/2023
- Time: 06:35 PM ET
- Location: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- How to Watch: Rangers vs Pirates MLB.TV
- Live Stream: MLB.TV
Rangers vs Pirates Betting Lines
Rangers are -128 according to our Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $78. On the other side, Pirates are +118 according to the Vegas MLB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $118.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Rangers at a 56.14% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Pirates have 45.87% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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