MLB Picks: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Texas Rangers

Jeff Grant@@JeffGrantSportsContributor IMay 29, 2013

MLB Picks: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Texas Rangers

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    The Texas Rangers are 6-1 following an off day this season, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks Wednesday as they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

    Sports bettors will find that the Rangers are -130 favorites in the pro baseball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 9.5 in the betting market.

    Let's take a closer look at this interleague matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.

Arizona Diamondbacks

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    The Arizona Diamondbacks have won three games in a row, including sweeping a doubleheader at home against the Texas Rangers Monday.

    Diamondbacks starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy is 2-3 with a 4.36 ERA in 10 starts this season.

Texas Rangers

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    The Texas Rangers went 2-3 on their recent five-game road trip, and they'll look to snap a three-game losing streak in this affair.

    Rangers starting pitcher Justin Grimm has compiled a 4-3 record and 4.05 ERA in eight starts during the 2013 campaign.


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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Texas Rangers as one of their MLB picks Wednesday, as they've won all eight of their home games with a betting total of 9 to 9.5 this season.

    MLB Pick: Texas Rangers -130


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