Colorado Rockies vs Texas Rangers Prediction 05-19-2023 MLB Picks

Chris RuffoloMay 19, 2023
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The Colorado Rockies and the Texas Rangers meet in MLB action from Globe Life Field on Friday night. Let’s dive into the odds, starting pitching matchup, history and make a prediction for this game.


Texas is listed as a -210 home favorite while Colorado is a +180 road underdog. The total for this game is set at 9.5 runs.

Starting Pitching Matchup

The Colorado Rockies don’t have a starting pitcher announced at the time that this article was posted. Texas will send Martin Perez to the mound here and he is 4-1 with a 4.25 ERA and 31 strikeouts this season.

Matchup History

Texas’ 16-4 win over Colorado on August 24th, 2022, snapped the Rockies’ four-game head-to-head win streak over the Rangers.


Colorado is 11-5 in their last 16 games overall and 32-66 in their last 98 road games while the under is 7-1 in their last 8 series-opening games. Texas is 4-0 in their last 4 games following a loss and 2-6 in their last 8 interleague games while the over is 4-0 in their last 4 games overall.


I’m backing the over here. Martin Perez hasn’t been as sharp as of late and the Rockies have been finding themselves in some fairly high-scoring games as of late. On the other side, Texas has had a big over run in their last few games and I’m looking for some runs to be plated in this game. Give me the over here.

Chris Ruffolo's Free Pick:Over 9.5
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