Padres vs Rangers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 9, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

The San Diego Padres (4-3) and the Texas Rangers (3-3) meet on Friday at 8:05 PM ET. The Padres are favored () against the underdog Rangers (). San Diego has Joe Musgrove starting things off, and Texas will counter with Kohei Arihara.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 9, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Padres vs Rangers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Musgrove (SD) Pitcher Arihara (TEX)
1 – 0 W/L 0 – 0
6.0 IP 5.0
0.00 ERA 5.40
0.500 WHIP 1.200
12.0 K/9 1.8
0.0 BB/9 0.0

Padres Probable Starter Joe Musgrove

  • Musgrove (1-0) makes the start for the Padres, his second of the season.
  • In his last appearance on Sunday, the right-hander tossed six scoreless innings against the Diamondbacks while surrendering three hits.
  • The Padres were named the moneyline favorite for one Musgrove start this season — they won.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 9, 2021 at 2:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs Musgrove

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
David Dahl 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Joey Gallo 3 .667 2 0 2 .750 2.083
Brock Holt 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333

Rangers Probable Starter Kohei Arihara

  • The Rangers will send Arihara to the mound for his second start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he threw five innings against the Royals, giving up three earned runs.
  • His team lost his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 9, 2021 at 2:05 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Padres Betting Trends

  • Last season the Padres were the third-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 5.4 runs per game (325 total).
  • The Padres won 61.9% of the games last season they were the moneyline favorite (26-16).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -195 or shorter, San Diego had a 9-5 record (winning 64.3% of its games).
  • San Diego played in 58 games with over/under set, and combined with opponents to go over the total 28 times (28-29-1).

Rangers Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Rangers were the underdog 48 times and won 17, or 35.4%, of those games.
  • Texas had a record of 6-7, a 46.2% win rate, when they were set as an underdog of +163 or more by sportsbooks last season.
  • Texas and its opponents hit the over in 31 of their 60 games with a total last season.

Padres Players to Watch

  • Manny Machado had 16 home runs and 47 runs batted in last season.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB play, Machado ranked seventh in hits (68), seventh in HR (16), fifth in RBI (47), and 19th in BA (.304).
  • Wil Myers hit .288 with 14 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 18 walks.
  • Myers ranked 15th in HR (15), 18th in RBI (40), and 19th in SLG (.606) among qualified batters in MLB play.

Padres Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Manny Machado 224 .304 44 16 47 .360 .940
Wil Myers 198 .288 34 15 40 .353 .959
Jurickson Profar 180 .278 28 7 25 .343 .771
Jake Cronenworth 172 .285 26 4 20 .354 .831
Eric Hosmer 143 .287 23 9 36 .333 .850
Victor Caratini 116 .241 10 1 16 .328 .656
Tommy Pham 109 .211 13 3 12 .312 .624
Jorge Mateo 26 .154 4 0 2 .185 .454
Brian O’Grady 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 1.000
Luis Campusano 3 .333 2 1 1 .500 1.833

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Nick Solak finished last season with two home runs, 23 RBI and a batting average of .268.
  • Solak did not rank in the top 20 in SLG and OBP among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa collected 59 hits, posted an OBP of .329 and a .370 SLG.
  • Kiner-Falefa ranked outside of the top 15 in average, hits and home runs among qualified hitters in the majors.

Rangers Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 211 .280 28 3 10 .329 .699
Nick Solak 209 .268 27 2 23 .326 .670
Joey Gallo 193 .181 23 10 26 .295 .673
Leody Taveras 119 .235 20 4 6 .316 .719
Brock Holt 95 .211 12 0 5 .283 .557
David Dahl 93 .183 9 0 9 .222 .469
Ronald Guzmán 78 .244 10 4 9 .314 .750
Jose Trevino 76 .250 10 2 9 .280 .714
Nate Lowe 67 .224 10 4 11 .297 .730
Eli White 48 .188 5 0 3 .231 .460

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