Arizona Diamondbacks vs Texas Rangers MLB Odds & Expert Picks
Monday, August 13, 2018
by Aengus Moorehead

Arizona Looks to Maintain Dominant Ways Against Texas

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Texas Rangers MLB Odds & Expert Picks

Arizona Diamondbacks (65-54) vs
Texas Rangers (52-68)

Time: 8:05 PM ET
Date: Monday, August 13, 2018
Where: Globe Life Park in Arlington, Arlington, Texas
Watch on: MLB Network, FS Arizona, FS Southwest
Odds: Diamondbacks -170
Total O/U: 10u (-120)

The Arizona Diamondbacks will attempt cultivate their winning disposition and will look to notch back-to-back victories as they get ready to resume competition with the Texas Rangers. The two interleague rivals are scheduled to compete in the first installment of an abbreviated two-game series set to presented on the FOX Sports network (Arizona-Southwest) Monday night at 8:05 p.m. ET and live from Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX.

The Diamondbacks, who have prevailed in 4 of the last 5 contests versus the Rangers, enter this tilt as a -175 road favorite, thanks to Bovada Sportsbook, with the total set on 10 runs. RH Zack Greinke (12-7, 2.89 ERA) will attempt to snap a two-game losing streak as he takes the hill for the Diamondbacks while RH Bartolo Colon (6-10, 5.18 ERA) will look to notch back-to-back victories as he gets the call for the Rangers.

Greinke has been on a roll of late despite back-to-back losses as he is working on a minuscule 1.26 ERA in 35 2/3 innings in his last five outings, all quality starts. The 34-year old allowed a run across three hits with four free passes and four strikeouts in seven innings in a 5-2 loss to the Phillies back on Tuesday. The Florida native is 3-5 with a 2.67 ERA in 13-career starts against the Rangers.

Colon has shown his age since the All-Star break in which he failed to produce a quality start in his last four outings. The 45-year old kept a 1-3 record with an unflattering 7.61 ERA during that stretch. Colon allowed four runs across eight hits with no walks and only one strikeout in seven innings in an 11-4 win against the Mariners back on Tuesday. The Dominican is 1-3 with a 4.67 ERA in 6-career starts against Arizona.

Pitching Matchup:
Diamondbacks: RH Zack Greinke (12-7, 2.89 ERA)
Rangers: RH Bartolo Colon (6-10, 5.18)

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Texas Rangers Betting Odds & Team Stats

Gm# Team
Opener
915 Arizona - Greinke
-170
916 Texas - Colon
+145
  Total
10
 
 
Arizona Diamondbacks
 
Texas Rangers
65-54
Won 1
6
4.48
3.87
3.57
23-19
42-35
42-39
23-15
56-58-5
0.61
$695.00
Record
Streak
Last Meeting
Offense
Defense
Team ERA
vs LHP
vs RHP
Fave
Dog
O/U Record
Diff
Money
52-68
Lost 2
0
4.81
5.28
4.92
16-22
36-46
20-16
32-52
57-54-9
-0.47
-$86.00

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Texas Rangers Betting Trends & Predictions

Arizona:
Arizona is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games
Arizona is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Arizona is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 7 games on the road
Arizona is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
Arizona is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arizona's last 9 games when playing on the road against Texas

Texas:
Texas is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
Texas is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games at home
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arizona
Texas is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 9 games when playing at home against Arizona

The result:
Arizona 6, Texas 2.

Aengus Moorehead MLB Predictions: Arizona -170
Total O/U: Under 10 (-120)
MLB Record:
September, 2018: 14-26   /   -18.23 Units
August, 2018: 36-28   /   +0.65 Units
2018 Season: 239-171   /   +26.59 Units

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arizona diamondbacks - bartolo colon - texas rangers - zack greinke

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