New York Mets vs Texas Rangers Matchup

The Mets are favored on the money line today, as they are at -109 compared to the Rangers at -110. This interleague matchup is taking place at 8:05 PM ET from Globe Life Field in Arlington. Sean Manaea is starting for the Mets, and the Rangers are going with Andrew Heaney.

New York is currently on a seven-game winning streak, and the Mets are 35-37 overall. The under/over line is at 8.5 runs, and the Rangers will look to end their five-game losing streak. Texas is 3rd in the AL West. BSSW has the TV coverage for this one.

New York vs. Texas Matchup At A Glance

  • Teams: Mets at Rangers
  • Where: Globe Life Field Arlington
  • Date: Wednesday, June 19th
  • Betting Odds TEX -110 | NYM -109 O/U 8.5

Mets vs Rangers Last Game Recap

It was a back-and-forth game in the most recent game of this Mets vs Rangers series. New York went into the matchup as -127 favorites and squeaked out a 7-6 win. Texas had a late rally, scoring five runs in the 5th and another run in the 7th, but could not complete the comeback.

Luis Severino got the start for the Mets, going just 6 1/3 innings while giving up six runs and striking out two. Reed Garrett got the win out of the bullpen, and Edwin Diaz got the save. Michael Lorenzen only went six innings for the Rangers, giving up three earned runs on four hits.

At the plate, the Mets were led by Mark Vientos and Francisco Alvarez, who each had three hits and two RBIs. Vientos and Brandon Nimmo both homered for New York. Josh Smith hit the game's only other home run for the Rangers, going 2/4 with three RBIs.

Mets Preview

After winning seven straight games, the Mets are 35-37 overall this season and have a run line record of 33-39. They have a 10-12-3 series record and have won three straight series. The Mets are 6-4 as the road favorite and have a 17-14 road record.

This season, Mets games have averaged 9.3 runs per game, and their over/under record is 37-33. The over has hit in three straight Mets games, and their O/U record in games with an 8.5 run total is 9-7.

Left-hander Sean Manaea gets the start for the Mets today as he faces the Rangers on the road. He has made 13 starts this year and has a record of 4-3 with an ERA of 4.11. Manaea's WHIP for the season is currently 1.32. In his 13 appearances, he has turned in three quality starts. Manaea's most recent outing came against the Padres, where he picked up the win, going five innings and giving up one earned run. Before that, he had taken the loss in two straight outings. The Mets will be looking for Manaea to pitch more like he did last time out.

So far this season, the Mets are 10th in the league in scoring, averaging 4.6 runs per game. They have been even better on the road, putting up an average of 5.8 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .247, which is 8th in the league, and are also near the top of the league in on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and OPS.

Brandon Nimmo has been red hot for the Mets, hitting .524 over his last five games with two homers and eight RBIs. For the season, he is batting just .240, but his on-base percentage of .357 is 4th on the team. Pete Alonso and Brandon Nimmo are 1st and 2nd on the team in RBIs, with 40 and 37, respectively.

Rangers Preview

Currently on a five-game losing streak, the Rangers are 33-40 overall, 10 games behind the Mariners in the AL West. They've lost the first two games of this series vs. the Mets and are 3-7 in their last 10 games.

When playing as the underdog, the Rangers are 13-21 straight up and 18-16 against the run line. Their games at home have averaged 8.7 runs, with the over hitting in 28 of 43 games. As the favorite, they are 20-19 straight up and 14-25 against the run line.

Left-hander Andrew Heaney gets the start for the Rangers today as he faces off against the Mets. He has made 13 starts this year and has a record of 2-8 with an ERA of 4.18. Looking at his overall numbers, Heaney has a WHIP of 1.32 and has issued just 2.43 walks per nine innings. In his 13 starts, he has turned in three quality starts and is coming off a rough outing in which he gave up three earned runs in 4 2/3 innings of work. He took the loss in that outing. Before that, he had won two straight starts.

Adolis Garcia and Marcus Semien are the Rangers' top home run hitters this season, but both are looking to improve their batting averages, as Garcia is hitting just .213, and Semien is batting .256. Garcia and Semien are also the team's top two leaders in RBIs, with 40 apiece. Corey Seager has also provided some power this season, as his 14 homers are the best mark on the team and 9th in the league.

Ezequiel Duran has gone 5/19 in his last five games for the Rangers, and Josh Smith has gone 2/5 with a home run and four RBIs in his last three games. Robbie Grossman has also gone deep in his last two games, and he is currently on a three-game hitting streak.

Mets vs. Rangers Prediction: Rangers ML -110

Our prediction for today's Mets vs. Rangers game is to take the Rangers on the money line at -110. We have the Rangers winning this one by a score of 5-4. With the over/under sitting at 8.5 runs, there isn't a lot of room for error, and we are predicting this one to stay under.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Andrew Heaney finishing with seven strikeouts, which is the third-best among all starters today. As for Sean Manaea, we have him finishing with five K's, which is 15th among starters.

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