Texas Rangers vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, Pick and Preview, August 3 (8/3): MLB
- Aug 3, 2022, 7:16:27 AM
Credit: photo by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
|Time||2:05 p.m. EST|
|Orioles money line||+130|
|Orioles run line||+1.5 (-160)|
|Rangers money line||-155|
|Rangers run line||-1.5 (+135)|
|Over / under||8|
|Baltimore Orioles||Texas Rangers|
|Road / home record||24-31||21-28|
|Last 10 record||6-4||4-6|
|Over / under record||48-52-4||50-46-7|
|Runs / game||4.19||4.55|
|Runs allowed / game||4.25||4.47|
The Texas Rangers and the Baltimore Orioles will play the 3rd game of the series at the Globe Life Field on Wednesday. The Orioles took the win again 8-2 in the second game of the series. Jorge Mateo homered twice and drove in five runs to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers.
The Orioles get here with a 53-51 record and have won 4 of their last 6 games. The team is averaging 4.19 runs per game. They're batting for .234 AVG, 425 runs scored in 803 hits and 104 home runs, ranking #21 in offense in the league behind the Arizona Diamondbacks. Anthony Santander leads the team with 19 home runs and 56 RBI. Trey Mancini is batting for a .268 AVG.
Defensively they are allowing 4.25 runs per game and rank #12 in the league. Jordan Lyles leads the pitching staff with a 4.56 ERA, 97 strikeouts and 7 wins recorded.
Kyle Bradish (1-4, 7.01 ERA) will be on the mound for the Orioles in the 3rd game of the series. Bradish allowed two runs on five hits in five innings of work against the Reds on Friday. He struck out seven batters while walking none and did not factor in the decision.
The Rangers get here with a 46-57 record and have lost 3 of their last 4 games. The team is averaging 4.55 runs per game and they're batting for .239 AVG, have 460 runs scored in 824 hits and 126 home runs, ranking #11 in offense in the league behind the Minnesota Twins. Adolis Garcia leads with 63 RBI and 18 home runs while Corey Seager has 23 homers and 54 RBI.
Defensively as they are allowing 4.47 runs per game and rank #20 in the league. Martin Perez leads the pitching staff with a 2.52 ERA, 107 strikeouts and 9 wins recorded for the Rangers.
Martin Perez (9-2, 2.52 ERA) will be on the mound for the Rangers in the 3rd game of the series. Perez allowed a run on three hits and two walks while striking out six in seven innings to earn the win over the Angels on Friday. He is 4-6 with an ERA of 4.91 and 50 strikeouts in 15 appearances against the Orioles in his career.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games on the road.
Baltimore are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the American League West Division division.
Texas Rangers are 4-12 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games against an opponent in the American League.
The Orioles offense exploded again in the second game of the series vs the Rangers scoring 8 runs to win the game but they'll now face Martin Perez who has been solid in his last 3 starts allowing no more than 1 run per game. Kyle Bradish will take the mound fot the Orioles who has been pounded all season and is holding a 7.01 ERA. The Rangers have a clear advantage with Perez on the mound so they must win this one. Take the Rangers.
PICK: Rangers ML (-155)
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