Colorado Rockies at Texas Rangers 8/31/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Texas Rangers vs Colorado Rockies
Date & Time: 9/1/2021, 12:05 AM UTC
Location: Globe Life Field
Latest Odds: COL -130 Total 8.5
TV Channel: BSSW

An interleague battle will take place on Tuesday night, when the Colorado Rockies and the Texas Rangers continue their series from Globe Life Field. The Rockies (60-71) have lost 49 of their 66 road games and have fallen out of playoff contention in the NL West Division. Last night, Colorado SS Trevor Story homered twice and drove in three runs during a 4-3 road loss.

Twenty-seven year old lefty Austin Gomber (9-8 4.38 ERA) will take the mound for the Rockies in this matchup. Last time out, Gomber gave up five runs in four plus innings during a 5-2 road loss against Chicago.

The Texas Rangers are six games below .500 and sitting in last place in the AL West Division standings. On Monday, Texas SP A.J. Alexy (1-0) allowed one hit across five shutout frames in his major league debut to earn the victory. Leody Taveras, D.J. Peters, and Nick Solak all went deep for the Rangers (46-85).

The Rangers will counter with thirty year old right-hander Jordan Lyles (6-11 5.70 ERA) on Tuesday. In his last start, Lyles was tagged for eight runs and lasted just three plus innings during a 10-6 road loss against Cleveland. 

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Betting Trends

  • Rockies are 9-3 in their last 12 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
  • Rangers are 17-37 in their last 54 during game 2 of a series.
  • Under is 18-7-1 in Rockies last 26 interleague games.
  • Under is 3-1-1 in Rangers last 5 vs. a team with a losing record.
  • Under is 7-2 in the last 9 meetings.
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Free MLB Pick: UNDER 8.5

Texas OF Eli White is currently on the 10-day injured list with a right elbow strain. Through 131 games, Colorado ranks 12th in OPS and 14th in runs scored. For the season, Texas ranks 29th in OPS and 28th in runs scored. Take the under on Tuesday. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Rockies win 4-2.

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