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    The Texas Rangers (7-4) will look to keep a three-game win streak going when they host the Kansas City Royals (3-9) on Wednesday at 8:05 PM ET. The Rangers are favored (-178) over the Royals (+151). Texas has Nathan Eovaldi starting things off, while Kansas City will send out Brad Keller.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rangers vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
    • Location: Arlington, Texas
    • Stadium: Globe Life Field
    Rangers vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rangers -178 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Rangers vs. the Royals?

    • TV Channel: BSSW

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers rank 14th in baseball with 13 total home runs.
    • Texas’ .252 batting average ranks 13th in MLB.
    • The Rangers’ .320 on-base percentage ranks 19th in MLB.
    • Texas strikes out 8.1 times per game, the eighth-best mark in baseball.
    • The Rangers average 1.6 homers per game when playing at home this season (13 total in home contests).
    • Texas is averaging 3.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .472 in home contests.
    • The team averages 9.1 hits per game and is batting .273 at home this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Corey Seager leads Texas in OBP (.469), slugging percentage (.538) and total hits (14) this season.
    • Among qualified hitters, Seager ranks 13th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 15th, and he is 47th in slugging.
    • Seager will look for his sixth straight game with a hit in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .563 with four doubles, a home run, six walks and three RBI.
    • Nate Lowe is hitting .261 with five doubles, a home run and three walks.
    • Among qualified hitters, Lowe is 101st in batting average, 128th in on-base percentage and 94th in slugging percentage.
    • Lowe takes a seven-game streak with at least one hit into this one. During his last 10 outings he is batting .256 with five doubles, a home run, two walks and eight RBI.
    • Adolis Garcia is batting .227 with a .386 slugging percentage and 11 RBI this year.
    • Garcia has recorded at least one base hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .095 with a home run, two walks and six RBI.
    • Josh Jung is batting .263 with a .333 OBP and five RBI for Texas this season.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals rank 20th in Major League Baseball with 11 home runs.
    • Kansas City has a team batting average of just .190 this season, which ranks last among MLB teams.
    • The Royals are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking last with an OBP of .258.
    • Kansas City is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 29th with an average of 9.4 strikeouts per game.
    • In five games on the road this season, they’ve hit six homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • In five road games this season, it is slugging .367 with 13 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .219 with 7.4 base hits per contest.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Vinnie Pasquantino has 11 hits with a .413 on-base percentage and a .500 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Royals.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, Pasquantino is 72nd in batting average, 38th in on-base percentage and 62nd in slugging percentage.
    • Salvador Perez is hitting .238 with two doubles, two home runs and a walk.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Perez’s batting average puts him 123rd, his on-base percentage is 155th, and he is 96th in slugging.
    • Bobby Witt Jr. has two home runs and four walks while hitting .186.
    • Nicky Lopez has a double, a triple and four walks while batting .150.

    Rangers vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    Nathan Eovaldi (TEX) Pitcher Brad Keller (KC)
    1 – 1 W/L 1 – 1
    10.2 IP 10.1
    4.22 ERA 2.61
    1.313 WHIP 1.452
    10.1 K/9 7.8
    2.5 BB/9 6.1

    Rangers vs. Royals Injury Updates

    • Rangers: Mitch Garver: 10 Day IL (Knee), Leody Taveras: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Josh Sborz: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Spencer Howard: 60 Day IL (Lat), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60 Day IL (Lat), Corey Seager: day-to-day (Hamstring)
    • Royals: Drew Waters: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Angel Zerpa: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Diego Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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