Braves vs Rangers Prediction - MLB Picks 5/15/23
Texas Rangers (24-15) vs Atlanta Braves (25-14)
Game Info: Monday, May 15, 2023 at 8:05 pm (Globe Life Field)
Dane Dunning (3-0) (1.72) vs Charlie Morton (4-3) (3.32)
Betting Odds: Texas Rangers +105 / Atlanta Braves -115 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Atlanta Braves and Texas Rangers face off on Monday in an MLB showdown at Globe Life Field.
Braves Betting Preview
The Braves sit with a 25-15 record overall, but on Sunday they couldn’t get the job done. They gave up two runs in the bottom of the 9th and that led to the one run defeat. The Braves are averaging 5.15 runs while their pitching is giving up 3.85 runs per game. The offense is ranked 5th in the league while the pitching is ranked 5th. Matt Olson has hit 11 home runs and driven in 29 RBIs. On the mound for the Braves is Charlie Morton who sits with 4-3 record and an ERA of 3.32. In his last start against the Red Sox he went six innings giving up five hits and two runs.
Rangers Betting Preview
The Rangers come into this game with a 25-15 record overall and on Sunday they were able to come away with a victory. Robbie Grossman had a strong game finishing with three hits, two runs, and three RBIs. The Rangers are averaging 6.35 runs while their pitching is giving up 3.93 runs per game. The offense is ranked 1st in the league while the defense is ranked 6th best in the league. Adolis Garcia has hit 10 home runs and driven in 42 RBIs so far this season.
Rangers vs Braves Trends
Braves are 6-1 in Mortons last 7 interleague starts. Braves are 5-1 in their last 6 Monday games. Braves are 5-1 in Mortons last 6 starts with 5 days of rest. Braves are 0-5 in their last 5 vs. American League West. Braves are 0-5 in their last 5 interleague road games vs. a team with a winning record. Braves are 0-4 in their last 4 vs. a team with a winning record.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Rangers offense is ranked 1st in the league, but they are going to really struggle to score in this game. Morton sits with an ERA of 3.32 and he’s going to lockdown the Rangers offense in this game. Look for the Braves to give Morton some run support also, and Braves will get the job done. Back the Braves on the money line.
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