Phillies vs. Rangers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 6/21/2022

by | Jun 20, 2022

Corey Seager leads the Texas Rangers (31-35) into Tuesday’s matchup with the Philadelphia Phillies (36-32) on a two-game homer streak. His Rangers are underdogs for the contest, however, with oddsmakers naming the Phillies as -115 moneyline favorites. The game starts at 8:05 PM ET from Globe Life Field. Philadelphia’s Kyle Gibson gets the start, and he’ll go against Texas’ Martin Perez.

Phillies vs. Rangers Spread and Betting Line

Phillies vs Rangers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Phillies -115 -105 8.5 -105 -115 -1.5 +145 -170

Computer Predictions for Phillies vs. Rangers

Our computer pick: Texas Rangers (-105) and Over (8.5)

Phillies vs. Rangers Game Info

  • Philadelphia Phillies probable starting pitcher: Kyle Gibson
  • Texas Rangers probable starting pitcher: Martín Pérez
  • Game Day: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • Location: Arlington, Texas
  • Stadium: Globe Life Field

Philadelphia Phillies vs Texas Rangers Pitching Matchup

Gibson Pérez
13 GS 13
4-2 W-L 4-2
4.04 ERA 2.10
71.1 IP 81.1
20 BB 18
62 SO 65

Phillies Starter Kyle Gibson

  • The Phillies are sending Gibson (4-2) to the mound for his 14th start of the season. He is 4-2 with a 4.04 ERA and 62 strikeouts through 71 1/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Wednesday against the Miami Marlins, when the righty went eight innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing seven hits.
  • The 34-year-old has amassed an ERA of 4.04, with 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings, in 13 games this season. Opponents are hitting .249 against him.
  • Gibson is trying to build on a second-game quality start streak in this outing.
  • Gibson is seeking his third straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.1 innings per appearance on the hill.
  • The opposing Rangers offense has a collective .234 batting average, and is 19th in the league with 524 total hits and 17th in MLB action with 287 runs scored. It has the 17th-ranked slugging percentage (.386) and ranks eighth in home runs (82) in all of MLB.
  • This season, the 34-year-old ranks 49th in ERA (4.04), 40th in WHIP (1.220), and 39th in K/9 (7.8) among pitchers who qualify.

Rangers Starter Martín Pérez

  • The Rangers will hand the ball to Perez (4-2) for his 14th start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Thursday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed eight hits in seven innings against the Detroit Tigers.
  • The 31-year-old has an ERA of 2.10, a 3.611 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.094 in 13 games this season.
  • He has 10 quality starts in 13 chances this season.
  • Pérez has pitched five or more innings in 11 straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • The Phillies rank ninth in MLB with a .249 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks fourth in the league (.420) and 87 home runs.
  • This season, the left-hander has pitched against the Phillies in one game, and they have gone 4-for-22 with a double over seven innings.
  • Among qualified pitchers in the majors this season, the 31-year-old ranks sixth in ERA (2.10), 26th in WHIP (1.094), and 50th in K/9 (7.2).

Phillies Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Phillies have been favorites in 44 games this season and won 26 (59.1%) of those contests.
  • This season, Philadelphia has won 24 of its 41 games, or 58.5%, when favored by at least -115 on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Phillies have a 53.5% chance to win.
  • Philadelphia and its opponents have hit the over in 39 of their 68 games with a total this season.
  • In 68 games with a spread this season, the Phillies are 35-33-0 ATS.

Rangers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rangers have been victorious in 24, or 50%, of the 48 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Texas has come away with a win 24 times in 46 chances when named as an underdog of at least -105 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Rangers have a 51.2% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Texas’ games have gone over the total in 29 of their 67 opportunities.
  • The Rangers have an against the spread mark of 39-28-0 in 67 games with a line this season.

Phillies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Bryce Harper is the Phillies best hitter, putting together an average of .326 while also being the team’s top run producer, accumulating 48 RBI and launching 15 long balls.
  • Harper is 16th in home runs and eighth in RBI among all hitters in the majors.
  • Harper has collected a hit in six games in a row. During his last 10 games he is hitting .441 with two doubles, a home run, seven walks and four RBI.
  • Kyle Schwarber’s 18 home runs lead his team.
  • Schwarber ranks fifth in homers and 29th in RBI in the major leagues.
  • Rhys Hoskins has 12 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 30 walks while batting .252.
  • Hoskins will look to build on his three-game hitting in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .235 with a double, two walks and an RBI.
  • Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .253 with 17 doubles, seven home runs and 21 walks.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Bryce Harper 60 .326 .391 .622 15 48 75
Kyle Schwarber 66 .212 .343 .483 18 37 51
Rhys Hoskins 67 .252 .334 .469 13 37 64
Nicholas Castellanos 67 .253 .312 .401 7 36 65
J.T. Realmuto 60 .240 .321 .350 3 24 52

Rangers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Seager has a team-high 15 home runs.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Seager ranks 16th in homers and 69th in RBI.
  • Seager takes a hitting streak of three games into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .357 with a double, three home runs, six walks and three RBI.
  • Adolis Garcia has driven in the most runs for the Rangers with 45 runs batted in.
  • Garcia ranks 22nd in homers and 12th in RBI among all batters in the majors.
  • Marcus Semien is hitting .223 with 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 24 walks.
  • Nate Lowe leads the Rangers with a team-high batting average of .274.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Corey Seager 64 .230 .305 .440 15 31 58
Adolis García 64 .253 .294 .474 13 45 64
Marcus Semien 65 .223 .288 .338 6 25 58
Nate Lowe 61 .274 .318 .426 8 27 63
Jonah Heim 47 .239 .299 .447 8 25 38

Betting Tips for Phillies vs. Rangers

Our best bet is the Rangers on the moneyline at -105 after looking at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer projects the total score will over the total of 8.5 runs.

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