Texas
Rangers
Stadium Globe Life Park in Arlington
78-84 Overall | AL WEST 3rd
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Rangers.2488102235.06
Schedule
Regular season
Wed  9/18
@
Astros
L2-3
Fri  9/20
@
Athletics
L0-8
Sat  9/21
@
Athletics
L3-12
Sun  9/22
@
Athletics
W8-3
Tue  9/24
vs
Red Sox
L10-12
Wed  9/25
vs
Red Sox
L3-10
Thu  9/26
vs
Red Sox
W7-5
Fri  9/27
vs
Yankees
L7-14
Sat  9/28
vs
Yankees
W9-4
Sun  9/29
vs
Yankees
W6-1
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

They are one of 3 teams with 5000/1 odds to win the World Series. They do not win the World Series in any simulations. They are not a good value to win the AL either at 2500/1. They are projected to win 78 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 71. In simulations, they have been eliminated from playoff contention. They were a +2000 'underdog' to make the playoffs in the preseason. Their preseason chances to win the division were 0.3% at 80/1, 1.2%. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #8 in the AL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 62.8-75.2. At 67-71 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up big (+293 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (73-65) for a +241 profit. Their under-over record is 74-60 with 4 pushes. Based on computer simulations they only have a 41% chance to beat the Yankees in their next game. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their record is slightly better than it should be. Their average run differential is -0.33 which ranks #9 in the AL, but their rank based on win percentage is #8. They are the #10 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #8 ranked team among home teams. Their average run differential in their past 14 games is -1.07 which ranks them #11 over this stretch, slightly worse than overall.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Willie Calhoun who is projected to be the #22 outfielder the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
39 Allard, Kolby SP6-119008/13/19972No College
1 Andrus, Elvis SS6-020008/26/198811No College
44 Biddle, Jesse RP6-522010/22/19912No College
70 Burke, Brock SP6-418008/04/19961No College
5 Calhoun, Willie LF5-821511/04/19943No College
53 Chavez, Jesse RP6-217508/21/198312No College
17 Choo, Shin-Soo DH5-1120507/13/198215No College
43 Clase, Emmanuel P6-215003/18/19981No College
3 DeShields, Delino CF5-920808/16/19925No College
60 Farrell, Luke RP6-621006/07/19913Northwestern
50 Federowicz, Tim C5-1021508/05/19878North Carolina
41 Forsythe, Logan 1B6-120501/14/19879Arkansas
13 Gallo, Joey CF6-523011/19/19935No College
63 Gibaut, Ian RP6-323511/19/19931Tulane
46 Guerrieri, Taylor RP6-221012/01/19922No College
11 Guzman, Ronald 1B6-422510/20/19942No College
63 Hearn, Taylor SP6-522708/30/19941No College
16 Heineman, Scott CF6-121512/04/19921Oregon
72 Hernandez, Jonathan RP6-217507/06/19961No College
79 Jimenez, A.J. C6-019205/01/19901No College
--- Jones, Nate RP6-522501/28/19868No College
57 Jurado, Ariel SP6-123001/30/19962No College
27 Kelley, Shawn RP6-223704/26/198411No College
9 Kiner-Falefa, Isiah C5-1017603/23/19952No College
25 Leclerc, Jose RP6-019012/19/19934No College
35 Lynn, Lance SP6-525505/12/19878Ole Miss
74 Martin, Brett RP6-420004/28/19951No College
2 Mathis, Jeff C6-020503/31/198315No College
30 Mazara, Nomar RF6-421504/26/19954No College
65 Mendez, Yohander RP6-520001/17/19954No College
23 Minor, Mike SP6-422012/26/19878Vanderbilt
48 Montero, Rafael RP6-020110/17/19905No College
12 Odor, Rougned 2B5-1119502/03/19946No College
62 Palumbo, Joe SP6-117010/26/19941No College
24 Pence, Hunter DH6-422004/13/198313No College
52 Sampson, Adrian RP6-220010/07/19913No College
38 Santana, Danny 1B5-1119011/07/19906No College
15 Solak, Nick DH5-1018001/11/19951Louisville
54 Springs, Jeffrey RP6-319309/20/19922No College
56 Trevino, Jose C5-1121011/28/19922No College
67 Valdez, Phillips RP6-316511/16/19911No College
36 Volquez, Edinson RP6-021807/03/198314No College