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    The Cleveland Guardians (45-47) take a three-game losing streak into a home contest against the Texas Rangers (54-39) on Sunday at 2:35 PM ET. The Rangers are favored (-131) to hand the underdog Guardians (+110) another loss. Martin Perez takes the mound first for Texas, and Tanner Bibee is Cleveland’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Rangers vs. Guardians

    • Game Day: Sunday, July 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:35 PM ET
    • Location: Arlington, Texas
    • Stadium: Globe Life Field
    Rangers vs Guardians Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Rangers -131 9.5

    How Do I Watch the Rangers vs. the Guardians?

    • TV Channel: BSSW

    Rangers Stats & Trends

    Rangers Batting

    • The Rangers are sixth in MLB action with 128 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
    • Texas has an MLB-best .275 batting average.
    • The Texas Rangers lead the league with a .343 on-base percentage.
    • Texas’ 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 14th in MLB.
    • The Rangers have hit 80 homers at home this season (1.7 per game).
    • Texas is slugging .504 with 4.0 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The club is batting .289 with 470 hits (10.0 per game) at home this season.

    Rangers Key Batters

    • Marcus Semien leads Texas with a slugging percentage of .435, fueled by 40 extra-base hits. He has a .271 batting average and an on-base percentage of .338.
    • Among qualified batters in the majors, he ranks 48th in batting average, 59th in on-base percentage, and 71st in slugging.
    • Adolis Garcia leads Texas with 94 hits. He is batting .264 this season and has 44 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .522 with an on-base percentage of .333.
    • Among qualified hitters, his batting average places him 61st, his on-base percentage 67th, and his slugging percentage 10th.
    • Corey Seager is batting .355 with a .629 slugging percentage and 54 RBI this year.
    • Seager enters this game with three games in a row with at least one hit. During his last five outings he is hitting .300 with three doubles, two home runs, two walks and three RBI.
    • Nate Lowe leads Texas in OBP (.367) this season, fueled by 100 hits.

    Guardians Stats & Trends

    Guardians Batting

    • The Guardians’ 62 home runs rank last in MLB this season.
    • Cleveland has a team batting average of .249 this season, which ranks 15th among MLB teams.
    • The Guardians have an on-base percentage of .313 this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
    • Cleveland is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking second with an average of 7.1 strikeouts per game.
    • In 46 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 34 homers, an average of 0.7 per contest.
    • Cleveland is slugging .366 in 46 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .248 with 8.7 base hits per contest.

    Guardians Key Batters

    • Jose Ramirez has a team-best OBP (.358) and slugging percentage (.496), and paces the Guardians in hits (98, while batting .284).
    • Including all the qualified players in the majors, he ranks 23rd in batting average, 30th in on-base percentage and 19th in slugging percentage.
    • Ramirez hopes to build on a seven-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last 10 games he is hitting .205 with two doubles, a home run, five walks and an RBI.
    • Josh Naylor is hitting .309 with 20 doubles, 12 home runs and 21 walks. He’s slugging .495 with an on-base percentage of .351.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks seventh in batting average, 34th in on-base percentage and 22nd in slugging percentage.
    • Steven Kwan has 21 doubles, two triples, two home runs and 40 walks while batting .262.
    • Andres Gimenez is batting .243 with 14 doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 19 walks.

    Rangers vs. Guardians Probable Pitchers

    Martín Pérez (TEX) Pitcher Tanner Bibee (CLE)
    7 – 3 W/L 5 – 2
    91.2 IP 70
    4.81 ERA 3.34
    1.484 WHIP 1.286
    5.9 K/9 9.1
    3.1 BB/9 3.5

    Rangers vs. Guardians Injury Updates

    • Rangers: Josh Sborz: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Jacob deGrom: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)
    • Guardians: Shane Bieber: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Cal Quantrill: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Triston McKenzie: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Peyton Battenfield: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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

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