Predictions for Rangers vs. Marlins: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – May 31

Friday’s contest at LoanDepot park has the Texas Rangers (27-29) taking on the Miami Marlins (20-37) at 7:10 PM ET (on May 31). Our computer prediction projects a narrow 6-5 win for the Rangers, so it should be a tight matchup.

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Rangers vs. Marlins Matchup Info

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Rangers vs. Marlins Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 6, Marlins 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Rangers vs. Marlins Betting Lines

Rangers vs Marlins Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Rangers -143 +120 9 +102 -122

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Rangers Betting Insights

  • Texas has won 17, or 53.1%, of the 32 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year.
  • The Rangers have a mark of 7-8 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by -143 or better on the moneyline.
  • Texas and its opponents have gone over in 20 of 56 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Rangers were favored on the moneyline in eight of their past 15 games, and they went 4-4 in those matchups.
  • Over its past 15 matchups, Texas and its opponents combined to go over the run total three times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Marlins Betting Insights

  • Miami has compiled a 17-26 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 39.5% of those games).
  • The Marlins have a 9-18 record (winning only 33.3% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +120 or longer.
  • In the 57 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Miami, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 30 times (30-26-1).
  • In 15 games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Marlins had a record of 9-6.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Miami and its opponents are 6-9-0 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Rangers vs. Marlins Probable Pitchers

Rangers’ Starting Pitcher: José Ureña

  • The 32-year-old has pitched in 14 games this season with an ERA of 3.53, a 2.14 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.269.
  • When Jose Urena starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 2-1.
  • Urena’s team has won two of his four starts this season.
  • In Urena’s four starts with a total, the teams have hit the over one time.

Marlins’ Starting Pitcher: Sixto Sanchez

  • During 13 games this season, the 25-year-old has amassed a 6.25 ERA and 4.8 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .305 to his opponents.
  • The Marlins are 1-4 in Sanchez’s five starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Sanchez’s team has won two of his six starts.
  • Sixto Sanchez has had six starts that bookmakers set a total for this season, and four of those games hit the over.

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Rangers’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 27-29
Home 14-13
Road 13-16
One-Run Games 8-5
Scoring 5+ Runs 17-3

Marlins’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 20-37
Home 10-19
Road 10-18
One-Run Games 8-7
Scoring 5+ Runs 12-7

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