Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 11/1/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (-118) Arizona (-108)
The Texas Rangers are on their way to Chase Field on Wednesday where they will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 5 of the World Series. The moneyline on this game has Texas at -118 while Arizona is at -108. The betting total comes in at 9.5. The starting pitchers will be Nathan Eovaldi and Zac Gallen.
Texas owns a slugging percentage of .452 and have struck out 1,416 times, while drawing a walk on 599 occasions. They have amassed 845 runs batted in as well as 1,470 base knocks on the season, while their batting average is at .263. The Rangers have accumulated 326 doubles as a team and have hit 233 baseballs out of the park. They have a total of 881 runs and have an OBP of .337. As a team, the Texas Rangers are notching 5.4 runs per game, which ranks them 3rd in the league.
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They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.75 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.27. Rangers pitchers have yielded 198 home runs and also 716 runs (14th in MLB). Texas has conceded 1,330 base knocks (8.3 per 9 innings) and also 683 earned runs. The Rangers have a team ERA of 4.28 on the year (18th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 1,351 hitters. They have walked 491 batters and their FIP is 4.32 as a unit on the campaign.
The Rangers relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 47.6% and stepped onto the hill in 146 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 273 runners on the season and 31.5% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Rangers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 163 times in addition to having 160 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rangers have dispatched 467 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. The relief pitchers have accumulated 80 holds so far this year (20th in MLB). They have accumulated 30 saves on the campaign and have not converted 33 out of their 63 save opportunities.
The Rangers have transformed 70.3% of balls in play into outs out of their 12,927 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 4th in MLB. The Texas Rangers have accounted for 4,309 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,423 assists and 57 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .990 which has them sitting 2nd in professional baseball, and have a total of 143 double plays.
Eovaldi has pitched in 1,401 frames and has accumulated 1,192 K's thus far in his career. His earned run average is 4.10 (639 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.303. He has surrendered 1,424 hits (9.1 hits per nine innings) and has had 403 free passes. Eovaldi (79-73 career mark) sits with a FIP of 3.83 while he has gone up against 5,932 hitters in the major leagues.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have accumulated an on-base percentage of .322 in addition to a batting average of .250 over the course of the season. They have been rung up on 1,247 occasions (27th in baseball) and are sitting with 1,359 hits. Arizona has hit 166 home runs this season to go along with 706 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks have a team slugging % of .408 and they score 4.60 runs per game (14th in MLB). They have 274 two-baggers, while taking a walk 540 times and racking up 746 runs.
The Arizona pitching staff have allowed 761 runs over the course of the season while holding a team ERA of 4.47 (713 earned runs given up). They have surrendered 197 homers and they allow 4.77 runs per 9 innings (20th in MLB). The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.324 with a FIP of 4.36 as a team for the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 8.50 (1,351 strikeouts vs 525 walks). They rank 20th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 1,375.
Sitting with 149 save situations, the Diamondbacks have 76 holds in addition to 27 blown saves. Arizona has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 71 save chances and they have tallied 44 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 154 times in high leverage situations and on 166 occasions with base runners. Arizona relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 30.2% out of their 235 inherited runners. They rank 15th in MLB with a save rate of 62.0%, and they have sent 547 relievers to the hill so far this year.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have gotten 134 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .990 (1st in baseball). The Diamondbacks have racked up 1,399 assists, 56 errors and have a tally of 4,306 putouts this season. In their 12,918 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 69.5% (14th in pro baseball).
During his career, Gallen has surrendered 534 base hits while he has totaled 729 strikeouts in 667 frames. He has given up a total of 238 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.106 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.5. His K/BB ratio is 3.57 and he has faced 2,708 opposing batters during his career. Gallen (39-31 career win-loss mark) has a 3.21 ERA and has surrendered 7.2 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Arizona (-108)
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