Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 10/31/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (-114) Arizona (-104)
Chase Field is the location where the Arizona Diamondbacks will attempt to defeat the Texas Rangers on Tuesday in Game 4 of the World Series. Texas leads the series 2-1 after taking Game 3 by a score of 3-1. The odds on this game have the Rangers at -114 while the Diamondbacks are sitting at -104. The total comes in at 9.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Andrew Heaney and Joe Mantiply.
The Rangers have earned 326 doubles as a team and have hit 233 baseballs out of the park. Texas owns a slugging percentage of .452 and have struck out 1,416 times, while being walked on 599 occasions. As a unit, the Texas Rangers are recording 5.4 runs per game, which puts them at 3rd in baseball. They have accrued 845 runs batted in as well as 1,470 hits on the campaign, and their team batting average sits at .263. They have accumulated 881 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .337.
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The Rangers have an ERA of 4.28 so far this season (18th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 1,351 hitters. Rangers pitchers have given up 198 home runs and also 716 runs in total (14th in the league). They have walked 491 hitters and their FIP is 4.32 as a team on the campaign. Texas has surrendered 1,330 hits (8.3 per 9 innings) and 683 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.75 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.27.
The Rangers bullpen have a save percentage of 47.6% and stepped onto the hill in 146 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 273 runners so far this season and 31.5% of them ended up crossing the plate. Rangers bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 163 times and also have had 160 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rangers have sent 467 relief pitchers to the hill so far this season. The relief pitchers have a total of 80 holds on the season (20th in the league). They have earned 30 saves this year and have missed out on 33 out of their 63 save opportunities.
The Texas Rangers have earned 4,309 putouts this year, in addition to 1,423 assists and 57 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .990 which is 2nd in the majors, and they have twisted 143 double plays. The Rangers have turned 70.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 12,927 innings on the field, which ranks them 4th in professional baseball.
Heaney has thrown 854 innings and is sitting with 911 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 4.49 (426 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.268. He has given up 825 base hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) with 258 walks. Heaney (46-48 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.43 while he has faced 3,636 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
The Diamondbacks hold a team slugging % of .408 and they average 4.60 runs per game (14th in the league). They have tallied 274 doubles, while walking 540 times and scoring 746 runs. Arizona is sitting with 166 long balls this year as well as 706 runs batted in. They have struck out on 1,247 instances (27th in MLB) and have earned a total of 1,359 base hits. The Arizona Diamondbacks have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .322 and a batting average of .250 over the course of the season.
The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.324 and have a FIP of 4.36 as a squad for the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 8.50 (1,351 strikeouts against 525 walks). They sit at 20th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,375. They have given up 197 home runs and they surrender 4.77 runs per 9 innings (20th in MLB). The Arizona pitching staff have allowed 761 runs for the year while having an ERA of 4.47 (713 earned runs surrendered).
Sitting with 149 save situations, the Diamondbacks have earned 76 holds in addition to 27 blown saves. Arizona has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 71 save opportunities and they have tallied 44 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 154 times in high leverage situations and on 166 occasions with runners on base. Arizona bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 30.2% of 235 inherited runners. They rank 15th in the league holding a save rate of 62.0%, and they have sent 547 relievers onto the field so far this season.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 134 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .990 (1st in baseball). The Diamondbacks have recorded 1,399 assists, 56 errors and have accounted for 4,306 putouts so far this season. In 12,918 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks hold a defensive efficiency of 69.5% (14th in pro baseball).
In his MLB career, Mantiply has surrendered 152 base hits and he has 133 K's in 146 innings. He has given up 66 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.309 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.4. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.33 and he has gone up against 622 batters during his MLB career. Mantiply (5-10 win-loss mark in his career) has a 4.05 ERA while allowing 9.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Texas (-114)
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