Cap off your Halloween night with Game 4 of the World Series as the Texas Rangers (2-1) take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (1-2). Read ahead for a preview of this matchup including the Rangers vs Diamondbacks odds.
Rangers vs DiamondbacksPicks
- Take the Rangers (-105)
Texas Rangers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
Before making your MLB picks, it is important to look at the Rangers vs Diamondbacks odds for this contest.
- Moneyline: The MLB odds show this as a pick’em game with both the Rangers and Diamondbacks having moneylines of -105.
- Spread: The spread features the Rangers +1.5, with odds of -200. For the Diamondbacks, they are -1.5 on the spread, with odds of +170.
- Over/Under: The over/under for total runs sits at 9.5. The over has odds of +100, while the under nine runs has odds of -120.
Rangers vs. Diamondbacks Information
Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Location of the game: Chase Field. Phoenix, AZ.
Date & Time: Tuesday, October 31. 8:03 pm ET.
How to watch: National – FOX | FOX-INT
Texas Rangers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Preview
Despite neither team finishing in first in the MLB standings in their respective divisions, the Rangers and Diamondbacks are putting on quite a show as they battle for the World Series title.
After splitting the first two games of the series in Texas, the Rangers were able to steal Game 3 from the Diamondbacks on the road Monday night by a score of 3-1. In the win, Max Scherzer pitched just three scoreless innings before having to leave with a back injury. The bullpen was able to fire six innings of one-run ball.
Offensively, Corey Seager hit a two-run blast, his fifth of the postseason to put the Rangers ahead for good.
For the Diamondbacks, Brandon Pfaadt was solid, going 5.1 innings and allowing three earned runs, but the offense couldn’t muster much against the Rangers in this one. In total, they had six hits, including two by Tommy Pham.
Arizona is certainly hoping their bats can bounce back on Tuesday. This season, they ranked 14th out of all MLB teams in scoring, averaging 4.61 runs per game. At home, they were slightly worse at 4.45 runs.
Offensively, MLB stats for the Rangers show they rank third in scoring, averaging 5.45 runs per game. They struggle a bit more on the road, though, averaging just 5.06 runs this season.
MLB Injury Report
- In regards to the MLB injury report, the Rangers got some bad news Monday as both Max Scherzer (back) and slugging outfielder Adolis Garcia (oblique) had to leave the game.
- For the Diamondbacks, they are without pitcher Mark Melancon (shoulder) and outfielder Jake McCarthy (oblique).
It is always imperative to take a look at the day’s starters before making your MLB predictions.
Rangers Hope To Get Dominating Series Lead Behind Heaney
Hoping to take a dominating three games to one lead Tuesday, Rangers’ manager Bruce Bochy will hand the ball to lefty Andrew Heaney.
Looking at his MLB player stats, he is 0-0 with a 6.00 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and has one strikeout in six innings this postseason. He will likely serve in an opener’s role on Tuesday.
Diamondbacks Hope To Even Series Behind Mantiply
For the Diamondbacks, they will turn to their own lefty opener in 32-year-old Joe Mantiply.
In 35 regular season MLB games, he went 2-2 with a 4.62 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, and he had 28 strikeouts in 39 innings.
This postseason, he is 2-0 in eight games with a 4.26 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, and has five strikeouts in 6.1 innings of work.
Texas Rangers vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Picks and Predictions
After analyzing the Rangers vs Diamondbacks odds, our MLB predictions are taking the Rangers in this one (-105) despite playing on the road.
Even with their injuries in Game 3, the Rangers continue to find a way to win on the road. To date, they are a perfect 9-0 away from home this postseason.
Arizona has shown they are gritty, so it wouldn’t be shocking to see them pull it out Tuesday, but there is just a lot of value taking Texas on the road right now.
In terms of the total, take the over on runs (+100). In six of the last eight games between these two teams, the over has hit. Expect that trend to continue in Game 4.
- MLB Pick: Take the Rangers (-105)