Texas Rangers vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Apr 11, 2022

Coming off of a 1-2 series loss to the Blue Jays, the Texas Rangers (1-2) are -135 favorites to pick up the win in Game 1 of a two-game series against the Colorado Rockies (2-1). The series begins at Globe Life Field, starting on Monday at 4:05 PM ET. Taylor Hearn starts for Texas while Austin Gomber is Colorado’s starter for the contest.

Texas Rangers vs. Colorado Rockies: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Rangers vs Rockies Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Rangers -135 +114 9.5 -111 -109 -1.5 +146 -175

Computer Predictions for Rangers vs. Rockies

Our computer pick: Colorado Rockies (+114) and Over (9.5)

Rangers vs. Rockies Game Info

  • Texas Rangers probable starting pitcher: Taylor Hearn
  • Colorado Rockies probable starting pitcher: Austin Gomber
  • Game Day: Monday, April 11, 2022
  • Game Time: 4:05 PM ET
  • Location: Arlington, Texas
  • Stadium: Globe Life Field

Texas Rangers vs Colorado Rockies Pitching Matchup

Hearn Gomber
11 GS 23
6-6 W-L 9-9
4.66 ERA 4.53
104.1 IP 115.1
42 BB 41
92 SO 113

Rangers Starter Taylor Hearn

  • Hearn takes the mound for his first start of the season for the Rangers.
  • In his last appearance on Thursday, Sept. 30, the 27-year-old left-hander started the game and went 5 1/3 innings against the Los Angeles Angels.
  • Over his 42 appearances last season he finished with a 4.66 ERA and a 1.323 WHIP, putting together a 6-6 record.

Rockies Starter Austin Gomber

  • The Rockies will send out Gomber for his first start of the season.
  • The last time the 28-year-old pitched was on Wednesday, Sept. 1 against the Texas Rangers. The lefty threw 4 1/3 innings as the starter in that matchup.
  • He pitched to a 4.53 ERA while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings with a record of 9-9 last season.

Rangers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rangers entered a game as favorites 20 times last season and won seven, or 35%, of those games.
  • Texas entered seven games last season favored by -135 or more and was 4-3 in those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Rangers, based on the moneyline, is 57.4%.
  • Texas and its opponents hit the over in 77 of their 159 games with a total last season.
  • The Rangers had an ATS record of 52-63-0 in 115 games with a spread last season.

Rockies Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rockies were victorious in 44, or 37.9%, of the 116 contests they were chosen as underdogs in last season.
  • Colorado had a win-loss record of 31-61 when favored by +114 or worse by oddsmakers last year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Rockies have a 46.7% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Colorado’s games went over the total in 65 of its 159 opportunities.
  • In 116 games with a line last season, the Rockies had a mark of 63-53-0 against the spread.

Rangers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Marcus Semien hit 45 home runs and had 102 runs batted in last season, while putting up a batting average of .265.
  • Nate Lowe had 24 doubles, three triples, 18 home runs and 80 walks while batting .264.
  • Adolis Garcia hit .243 last season with 26 doubles, two triples, 31 home runs and 32 walks.
  • Corey Seager hit .306 with 22 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs and 48 walks.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Marcus Semien 162 .265 .334 .538 45 102 173
Nate Lowe 157 .264 .357 .415 18 72 147
Adolis García 149 .243 .286 .454 31 90 141
Corey Seager 95 .306 .394 .521 16 57 108
Nick Solak 127 .242 .314 .362 11 49 111

Rockies Leaders & Batting Stats

  • C.J. Cron had a batting average of .281, with 28 home runs and 92 runs batted in last season.
  • Kris Bryant hit .265 with 32 doubles, two triples, 25 home runs and 62 walks.
  • Charlie Blackmon hit .270 a season ago with 25 doubles, four triples, 13 home runs and 54 walks.
  • Ryan McMahon had 32 doubles, a triple, 23 home runs and 59 walks while batting .254.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
C.J. Cron 142 .281 .375 .530 28 92 132
Kris Bryant 144 .265 .353 .481 25 73 136
Ryan McMahon 151 .254 .331 .449 23 86 134
Randal Grichuk 149 .241 .281 .423 22 81 123
Elias Díaz 106 .246 .310 .464 18 44 83

Betting Tips for Rangers vs. Rockies

Our best bet is the Rockies on the moneyline at +114 after digging through all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will over the total of 9.5 runs.

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