The Texas Rangers and the Miami Marlins square off against each other to open the second half of the 2022 MLB regular season. Who kicks off the final half of the campaign with a victory? Check out our preview below of this Rangers vs. Marlins 2022 MLB regular season game.
Betting Preview for the Texas Rangers vs Miami Marlins MLB Regular Season Game on July 21, 2022
Where: LoanDepot Park, Miami, FL
When: Thursday, July 21, 2022, 1:10 PM ET
TV Broadcast: MLBN/ESPN
Betting on the Texas Rangers (odds)
Regular Season Record: 41-49
The Rangers have a lot of catching up to do in the race in the American League West division, as they are 17.5 games behind group leader Houston Astros. On the mound for the Rangers in this coming Thursday’s game will be Jon Gray, who is 6-4 with a 3.71 ERA and 1.13 WHIP so far this season. Over his last two starts, Gray has allowed just 3 earned runs on 10 hits while striking out 17 hitters across two games – both ending in wins for the Rangers. Corey Seager and Nathaniel Lowe headline the run support system of the Rangers after hitting .251 and .2270 in the first half, respectively, while combining for 35 home runs and 90 RBIs. Texas is also 14th in the majors with 406 total ruyns and 13th in slugging percentage (.399).
Betting on the Miami Marlins (odds)
Regular Season Record: 43-48
The Marlins will look to start off with a win in the second half of the 2022 MLB regular season after losing all of their last three outings – all at the hands of the Philadelphia Phillies. Looking to help the Marlins snap out of their slump will be 26-year-old right Pablo Lopez, who enters this game with a 6-4 record and a 2.86 ERA. He also owns a 1.07 WHIP along with 101 total strikeouts to date this year. Lopez an be viewed as a very reliable asset for the Marlins, especially after leading the team to three wins in his last three starts. Over that stretch, Lopez has allowed just four earned runs across 16.1 innings. Garrett Cooper and Jorge Soler headline the run support system of the Marlins after posting a .783 OPS and .706 OPS in the first half, respectively, while combining for 20 home runs and 74 RBIs.
The Marlins win, 4-3.
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