Rangers vs Diamondbacks World Series Game 2 Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – October 28, 2023

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The Texas Rangers are at home for Game 2 of the World Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday at 8:03 PM ET at Globe Life Field. The Rangers lead the series 1-0. The scheduled starters are Jordan Montgomery (10-11) for the Rangers, and Merrill Kelly (12-8) for the Diamondbacks.

The Rangers (-159) are moneyline favorites at home over the Diamondbacks (+132). The over/under for the Rangers-Diamondbacks game is 8.5.

Rangers vs. Diamondbacks Odds

Run Line

Texas Rangers (-1.5)

Moneyline

Rangers (-159)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -119, Under: -103)

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

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 28, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:03 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

These teams meet again after the Rangers defeated the Diamondbacks 6-5 yesterday. Jose Leclerc earned the win for the Rangers (2.0 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 K), and Adolis Garcia led the way offensively (3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI). Miguel Castro (0.0 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 K) was credited with the loss for the Diamondbacks.

Betting Trends

Rangers Betting Records and Team Stats

The Rangers have won 67, or 58.8%, of the 114 games they’ve played as favorites this season. This season, Texas has won 32 of its 50 games, or 64%, when favored by at least -159 on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Rangers, based on the moneyline, is 61.4%. Texas and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 92 of their 175 opportunities. The Rangers have an ATS record of 96-79-0 in 175 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 come away with 49 wins in the 100 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. Arizona has a mark of 17-21 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by +132 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Diamondbacks have a 43.1% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Arizona and their opponents have gone over in 77 of their 175 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Diamondbacks are 98-77-0 against the spread in their 175 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

We pick that the Rangers will pick up the victory in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-159). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up over the total (8.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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