Brewers vs Rangers Prediction - MLB Picks 8/19/23

Texas Rangers (72-49) vs Milwaukee Brewers (65-57)

Game Info: Saturday, August 19, 2023 at 4:05 pm (Globe Life Field)

Dane Dunning (9-4) (3.10) vs Freddy Peralta (9-8) (4.08)

Betting Odds: Texas Rangers -139 / Milwaukee Brewers +128 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Milwaukee Brewers and Texas Rangers face off on Saturday in an MLB showdown at Globe Life Field. On Friday it was the Brewers were able to secure the 9-8 victory. The Rangers scored four runs in the bottom of the 9th but they fell a run short. 

Freddy Peralta Has Been Dominating 

On the mound for the Brewers will be Freddy Peralta and he has been lights out heading into this game. Over his last two games he has gone 13 innings total and given up five runs and one run. In his last start against the Chicago White Sox he went six innings giving up four hits and zero runs. Peralta comes into this game with a 9-8 record and he has an ERA of 4.08. The Brewers are averaging 4.23 runs while their pitching is giving 4.27 runs per game. The offense is ranked 23rd, and they need to try to get Perelta some run support. 

Can the Rangers win the World Series?

The Rangers have been so impressive during the regular season, and not enough people have been talking about what they have been able to do this season. In the last series against the Angels the Rangers were able to win two of the three games. In the one game they lost the offense didn’t score any runs. The Rangers are averaging 5.71 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.09 runs per game. The offense is ranked second in the league while the pitching is ranked 6th. On the mound for the Rangers will be Dane Dunning who sits with a 9-4 record and an ERA of 3.10. In his last start against the Giants he went seven innings giving up seven hits and one run. 

Shane’s Free Pick

This game is going to be a pitchers duel. Peralta has been lights out heading into this game and he’s going to dominate the Rangers offense. Dane Dunning is also going to have a strong start here, and that is going to be the difference here. Neither team is going to finish with more than three runs, and this game will stay under the total. Back the under. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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