Rangers vs Diamondbacks World Series Game 1: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Friday, October 27

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The Texas Rangers take on the Arizona Diamondbacks to begin the World Series on Friday at 8:05 PM ET at Globe Life Field. The Rangers will hand the ball to Nathan Eovaldi (12-5), and the Diamondbacks will counter with Zac Gallen (17-9).

The bookmakers have spoken, making the Rangers (-174) a moderate moneyline favorite to defeat the Diamondbacks (+142) at home. The game’s over/under is set at 8.

Rangers vs. Diamondbacks Odds

Run Line

Texas Rangers (-1.5)

Moneyline

Rangers (-174)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -111, Under: -110)

When, Where, at What Time is Rangers vs. Diamondbacks

  • Game Day: Friday, October 27, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • TV Channel: FOX
  • Location: Arlington, Texas
  • Stadium: Globe Life Field

Rangers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jacob deGrom 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Brad Miller 60-Day Injured List Hamstring
Ian Kennedy 60-Day Injured List Rotator Cuff
Jake Odorizzi 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Brett Martin 60-Day Injured List Shoulder

Diamondbacks Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tommy Henry 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Drey Jameson 60-Day Injured List Elbow
Dominic Fletcher 60-Day Injured List Finger
Austin Adams 60-Day Injured List Ankle
Mark Melancon 60-Day Injured List Shoulder
Corbin Martin 60-Day Injured List Back
Sebasrian Santana Restricted List Personal

Last Time Out: Rangers and Diamondbacks

The Rangers knocked off the Astros by an 11-4 score in their most recent game Monday. Adolis Garcia went 4-for-5 with two home runs and five RBI to lead them offensively while Jordan Montgomery got the win after throwing 2 1/3 innings without giving up an earned run on three hits, while striking out one.

The Diamondbacks defeated the Phillies 4-2 Friday. Corbin Carroll led the way offensively after going 3-for-4 with two RBI, and Ryan Thompson got the win, throwing 1 1/3 innings without giving up a hit or an earned run.

Betting Trends

Rangers Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Rangers have been favored 113 times and won 66, or 58.4%, of those games. Texas has a record of 24-11, a 68.6% win rate, when favored by -174 or more by oddsmakers this season. The Rangers have a 63.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Games involving Texas have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 91 of 174 chances this season. The Rangers have an ATS record of 96-78-0 in 174 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Marcus Semien 162 .276 (28) .348 (39) .478 (33) 3.9% (44) 14.6% (12) 9.6% (54)
Corey Seager 119 .327 (5) .390 (9) .623 (2) 6.2% (8) 16.4% (27) 9.1% (64)
Adolis García 148 .245 (106) .328 (68) .508 (17) 6.2% (8) 27.7% (121) 10.3% (36)
Nate Lowe 161 .262 (66) .360 (24) .414 (95) 2.3% (113) 22.8% (90) 12.8% (16)
Jonah Heim 128 .258 (76) .317 (95) .438 (71) 3.6% (61) 19.2% (53) 8% (83)

Diamondbacks Betting Records and Team Stats

The Diamondbacks have won in 49, or 49.5%, of the 99 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year. This season, Arizona has come away with a win 12 times in 24 chances when named as an underdog of at least +142 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Diamondbacks have a 41.3% chance of walking away with the win. Arizona and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 76 of their 174 opportunities. The Diamondbacks are 97-77-0 against the spread in their 174 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Corbin Carroll 153 .285 (15) .362 (23) .506 (18) 3.9% (44) 19.6% (57) 8.9% (67)
Christian Walker 157 .258 (76) .333 (58) .497 (23) 5% (18) 19.2% (53) 9.4% (61)
Ketel Marte 149 .276 (28) .358 (27) .485 (30) 3.8% (47) 16.8% (32) 10.9% (27)
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 145 .263 (61) .311 (111) .465 (48) 4.1% (37) 17.4% (36) 5.6% (119)
Tommy Pham 125 .256 (-) .328 (-) .446 (-) 3.3% (-) 22% (-) 9.8% (-)

Rangers vs. Diamondbacks Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the Rangers to pick up the win (-174 on the moneyline), while we predict the scoring will go over the total (8 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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