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Texas Rangers at Philadelphia Phillies Betting Pick

The Texas Rangers are on the road at the Philadelphia Phillies in the middle game of their three game series on Wednesday. The Philadelphia Phillies won the first game by a score of 5-2. The loss for Texas dropped them to under .500 on the season. The defending World Series Champions are still in second place in the division, with their 24-25 record.

For Philadelphia, they are red hot. The Phillies continue to lead the National League East division. The Phillies are 35-14 on the season. Philadelphia has now won four straight games, after sweeping Washington over the weekend.

The Philadelphia Phillies are -140 in this game over the Texas Rangers. The total for this game is listed at 9.5 runs.

Pitching Matchups

Andrew Heaney will get the start for the Texas Rangers. The veteran lefthander has yet to record a win this season. He is 0-5 with a 4.43 earned run average. On the season, he has thrown 44.2 innings, and struck out 44, while walking 11.

For the Philadelphia Phillies, Taijuan Walker will get the nod. Walker is 3-0 on the season with a 4.91 earned run average. Walker has struck out just 16 batters over 22 innings, while walking 6 in 2024.

Offensive Weapons

The Rangers had nine hits in the loss, but could not scratch enough together. The top offensive threat this season for the Rangers has been Adolis Garcia, with his .251 batting average and 11 home runs. Marcus Semien has put together a fine start to the season for Texas as well, with 11 doubles on the season.

The Rangers are hitting .247 as a team, and have hit 50 homeruns on the season. Texas struggles when they get on base to steal bases. The Rangers are 29th in all of Major League Baseball with 18 stolen bases.

Philadelphia has been elite on the offensive side this season. The Phillies are the top-scoring team in Major League Baseball, scoring more than 5.3 runs per game. They have a .258 batting average and have clubbed 54 home runs on the season.

The power supply starts with Bryce Harper, who has 10 home runs on the season. Kyle Schwarber is second, with 9. Alec Bohm has been good for Philadelphia as well, with 18 doubles on the season.

Phillies Keep Winning

You gotta love the Philadelphia Phillies. They are playing red hot baseball right now. Philadelphia is pitching great, and has a fantastic offensive lineup. We like the Phillies to win this game over the Rangers.

Our final bet for this game is the Philadelphia Phillies -140 over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your Major League Baseball betting!

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