Arizona Diamondbacks and Texas Rangers Clash in Game 3 of the World Series
Excitement fills the air as the 2023 World Series continues with Game 3 between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Texas Rangers. After splitting the first two games in Arlington, the Diamondbacks are now hosting the Rangers at Chase Field with the series tied. The game is set for 8:03 p.m. ET, and fans can expect a thrilling matchup as both teams vie for an advantage.
In the latest betting odds, the SportsLine consensus lists both teams as -110 on the money line, indicating a closely contested game. The over/under is set at 9 runs, suggesting a potentially high-scoring affair. For expert MLB predictions and betting advice, make sure to follow the insights of the SportsLine Projection Model, which has a proven track record.
Renowned for its accuracy, the SportsLine Projection Model has simulated every MLB game 10,000 times. In the past two seasons, it has achieved an impressive record of 331-285 on top-rated MLB money-line picks (+357). This season, the model has already excelled with a 93-74 record on all top-rated MLB picks and an outstanding 18-6 record on top-rated run-line picks, resulting in significant returns for its followers.
Now, the SportsLine Projection Model has analyzed the Diamondbacks vs. Rangers matchup and locked in its MLB predictions. Visit SportsLine to access the model’s World Series picks. Here are some notable betting lines and trends for the game:
- Rangers vs. Diamondbacks money line: Rangers -110, Diamondbacks -110
- Rangers vs. Diamondbacks over/under: 9 runs
- Rangers vs. Diamondbacks run line: Rangers -1.5 (+144)
- TEX: The Rangers are 48-41 in 2023 road games
- AZ: The Diamondbacks are 46-39 in home games
- Rangers vs. Diamondbacks picks: See picks at SportsLine
Reasons to Support the Rangers
The Texas Rangers boast a formidable offense, capable of putting immense pressure on any pitching staff. With 78 runs, 25 home runs, and an impressive .802 OPS in the playoffs, the Rangers have proven their scoring prowess. Facing Brandon Pfaadt, who has limited regular season experience, the Rangers have an opportunity to exploit his inexperience. Pfaadt has a career 5.72 ERA with a high home run rate. Considering that Texas led the American League with 881 runs and 233 home runs during the regular season, they pose a significant offensive threat.
Moreover, the Rangers have displayed exceptional offensive performance on the road during the playoffs, boasting an .839 OPS and 30 extra-base hits in 13 games.
Reasons to Back the Diamondbacks
Following their victory in Game 2, the Arizona Diamondbacks are riding high with an abundance of confidence. They have recorded 14 runs and an impressive .811 OPS in the World Series. Additionally, the Diamondbacks lead the league with 21 stolen bases in the playoffs. Their matchup against Max Scherzer, who has struggled in the postseason, presents a favorable opportunity for Arizona. Scherzer has a 9.45 ERA in two playoff appearances, while the Rangers’ pitching staff has a 4.82 ERA in the World Series.
Defensively, Arizona’s pitching situation appears promising with Brandon Pfaadt and a reliable bullpen perform well. Pfaadt has maintained a 2.70 ERA in the playoffs, and Arizona’s bullpen has a 3.04 ERA while holding opponents to a .225 batting average.
The SportsLine model predicts that a combined total of 9.1 runs will be scored in the game, leaning towards the Over. Furthermore, the model identifies one side of the money line as having significant value. To access the model’s MLB picks and find out which side to bet on, visit SportsLine now. With a 93-74 record on its top-rated MLB picks, the model’s insights are highly valuable for bettors.