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    The Texas Rangers (52-38) match up with the Washington Nationals (35-54) after Josh Jung hit a pair of home runs in an 8-3 loss to the Nationals. The Rangers are favored (-204) in this matchup with the Nationals (+170), which begins at 12:05 PM ET on Sunday. Texas’ Dane Dunning gets the start against Washington’s Patrick Corbin.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rangers vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Sunday, July 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:05 PM ET
    • Location: Washington D.C.
    • Stadium: Nationals Park
    Rangers vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rangers -204 10

    How Do I Watch the Rangers vs. the Nationals?

    • TV Channel: Peacock

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers average 1.4 home runs per game to rank sixth in baseball with 124 total home runs.
    • Texas leads the majors with a .274 batting average.
    • The Rangers have a league-best .342 on-base percentage.
    • Texas strikes out 8.6 times per game, the No. 15 mark in baseball.
    • The Rangers have hit 48 home runs away from home this season (1.1 per game).
    • Texas is slugging .426 with 3.5 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The team is batting .262 with 421 hits (9.4 per game) on the road this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Marcus Semien leads Texas in slugging percentage (.437) thanks to 39 extra-base hits. He has a .271 batting average and an on-base percentage of .337.
    • He is 46th in batting average, 63rd in on-base percentage, and 68th in slugging among qualifying hitters in MLB.
    • Adolis Garcia has 90 hits, which leads Texas batters this season. He’s batting .262 with 43 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .520 with an on-base percentage of .332.
    • Among qualifying batters, he is 63rd in batting average, 67th in on-base percentage and 13th in slugging percentage.
    • Corey Seager has collected 83 base hits, an OBP of .415 and a slugging percentage of .620 this season.
    • Nate Lowe has 96 hits this season and a team-best OBP of .361.
    • Lowe heads into this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .273 with three doubles and a walk.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals’ 75 home runs rank 29th in MLB this season.
    • Washington’s .260 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking fifth in MLB.
    • The Nationals have an on-base percentage of .317 this season, which ranks 19th in the league.
    • Washington has the fewest strikeouts in MLB, fanning only 7.0 times per game on average.
    • They’ve hit 34 homers, an average of 0.7 per game, in 46 home contests this season.
    • Washington is slugging .394 in 46 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 8.8 base hits per game and batting .263 as a team at home this season.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Lane Thomas has accumulated an on-base percentage of .349, a slugging percentage of .501, and has 106 hits, all club-bests for the Nationals (while batting .304).
    • Including all qualifying players in the majors, he is ninth in batting average, 37th in on-base percentage and 19th in slugging percentage.
    • Jeimer Candelario has 27 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 30 walks while batting .261. He’s slugging .481 with an on-base percentage of .338.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he ranks 67th in batting average, 61st in on-base percentage and 35th in slugging percentage.
    • Luis Garcia is hitting .268 with 12 doubles, four triples, five home runs and 19 walks.
    • Joey Meneses is batting .284 with 20 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 21 walks.

    Rangers vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Dane Dunning (TEX) Pitcher Patrick Corbin (WSH)
    8 – 1 W/L 5 – 10
    86.1 IP 101.2
    2.71 ERA 5.22
    1.100 WHIP 1.593
    5.7 K/9 6.0
    2.3 BB/9 2.8

    Rangers vs. Nationals Injury Updates

    • Rangers: Jacob deGrom: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Nationals: Victor Robles: 10 Day IL (Back), Israel Pineda: 10 Day IL (Finger), Carl Edwards Jr.: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Thad Ward: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Stephen Strasburg: 60 Day IL (Ribs/shoulder), Tanner Rainey: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Cade Cavalli: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Victor Arano: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Rangers and Nationals (Last 10 Games)


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