Red Sox vs Rangers Prediction MLB Picks Free 7/5

Red Sox vs Rangers Prediction MLB Picks Free 7/5

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MLB Predictions: Rangers vs. Red Sox 

 

Introduction

The Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox are gearing up for an exciting MLB showdown on July 5, 2023. The Rangers have been in excellent form this season, while the Red Sox are looking to defend their home turf. In this preview, we will analyze the pitching matchups, evaluate the offensive statistics, and provide a prediction for the game's outcome. 

 

Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers have been a force to be reckoned with, boasting an impressive 51-35 record. With their strong lineup, featuring Adolis Garcia and Leody Taveras, the Rangers have consistently put runs on the board. However, they will face a tough challenge against the Red Sox pitching staff.

The Rangers will rely on Jon Gray (6-4, 3.21 ERA) to start the game. Gray's stellar performances and ability to limit runs make him a significant threat to the Red Sox lineup.

Injury Report

The Rangers have a few players on the injury list, including Jose Leclerc, Andrew Heaney, and Chris Seise. However, their depth and strong rotation should help mitigate any potential impact.

 

Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox enter this game with a 43-43 record. While they have had ups and downs this season, their lineup, led by Rafael Devers and Masataka Yoshida, has shown the ability to produce runs consistently.

Brayan Bello (5-5, 3.08 ERA) is expected to take the mound for the Red Sox. Bello's impressive performances on the mound suggest that he can keep the Rangers' potent lineup in check.

Injury Report

The Red Sox have a few players listed on the injury report, including Adam Duvall, Garrett Whitlock, John Schreiber, Chris Sale, and Pablo Reyes. The team will need their remaining players to step up and provide offensive support.

 

Prediction

The Red Sox struggled in game 1 of the series against Dunning and they will now face Jon Gray who hasn't been that great this season even as he's holding a 3.21 ERA but the Rangers have lost the last 2 games with him on the mound. 

Brayan Bello has been consistent on the mound and has allowed no more than 1 run in each of his last 3 starts so I expect him to slow down the Rangers offense and give the Red Sox a chance to win this game as long as the lineup responds at bat. Take the Red Sox to win.

 

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