Phillies Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 4, 2022

Written By Staff on May 3, 2022

The Texas Rangers (9-14) will try to finish off a sweep of a two-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies (11-13). The finale starts at 6:45 PM ET on Wednesday. Philadelphia (-180 to win) has Zack Wheeler starting, while Texas (+151) will send out Martin Perez.

The betting facts in the following article reflect odds as of May 4, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET.

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Phillies vs Rangers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Wheeler (PHI) Pitcher Pérez (TEX)
1 – 3 W/L 0 – 2
18.2 IP 21.0
5.79 ERA 3.00
1.393 WHIP 1.000
8.7 K/9 6.9
3.9 BB/9 2.1

Phillies Probable Starter Zack Wheeler

  • Wheeler gets the start for the Phillies, his fifth of the season. He is 1-3 with a 5.79 ERA and 18 strikeouts through 18 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent time out came on Thursday against the Colorado Rockies, when the right-hander threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up just one hit.
  • In four games this season, the 31-year-old has put up a 5.79 ERA and 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • He will face off against a Rangers offense that ranks 19th in MLB with 173 total hits (on a .225 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .345 (23rd in MLB) with 21 total home runs (14th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 4, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs Wheeler

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Charlie Culberson 6 .000 0 0 0 .143 .143
Corey Seager 5 .600 3 0 1 .600 1.200
Kole Calhoun 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Marcus Semien 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167

Rangers Probable Starter Martin Pérez

  • The Rangers’ Perez (0-2) will make his fifth start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last start was on Thursday, when he tossed 7 2/3 innings while giving up one earned run on two hits in a matchup with the Houston Astros.
  • The 31-year-old has pitched in four games this season with an ERA of 3.00, a 3.2 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.000.
  • He’s looking to extend his two-game quality start streak.
  • The Phillies rank third in MLB with 110 runs scored this season. They have a .245 batting average this campaign with 26 home runs (seventh in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 4, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Phillies Stats vs Pérez

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jean Segura 27 .296 8 3 6 .321 .951
Didi Gregorius 11 .364 4 3 4 .417 1.599
Bryce Harper 10 .100 1 0 0 .250 .450
J.T. Realmuto 10 .300 3 0 0 .300 .600
Nick Castellanos 9 .444 4 1 4 .455 1.344
Alec Bohm 7 .714 5 1 5 .714 1.857
Odúbel Herrera 7 .143 1 0 0 .250 .393
Rhys Hoskins 5 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500
Garrett Stubbs 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Johan Camargo 2 .000 0 0 1 .333 .333

Phillies Betting Trends

  • The Phillies have put together a 9-8 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 52.9% of those games).
  • Philadelphia has a 5-1 record (winning 83.3% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -180 or shorter.
  • The Phillies have a 64.3% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Philadelphia has combined with opponents to go over the total 12 times this season for a 12-10-2 record against the over/under.
  • The Phillies have a 10-14-0 record ATS this season (covering 41.7% of the time).
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Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have won eight, or 42.1%, of the 19 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Texas has played as an underdog of +151 or more twice this season and split those games.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 39.8% chance of a victory for the Rangers.
  • Texas’ games have gone over the total in 10 of their 23 chances.
  • The Rangers are 12-11-0 against the spread this season.

Phillies Players to Watch

  • Bryce Harper is hitting .242 with seven doubles, a triple, four home runs and seven walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB play, Harper’s batting average ranks 81st, his on-base percentage ranks 100th, and he is 33rd in the league in slugging.
  • Kyle Schwarber has three doubles, seven home runs and 12 walks while hitting .188, and paces his team with 15 hits.
  • Among qualifying hitters, Schwarber’s batting average ranks 142nd, his on-base percentage ranks 103rd, and he is 25th in the league in slugging.
  • Alec Bohm is batting .322 with three doubles, two home runs and seven walks.
  • J.T. Realmuto has four doubles, two home runs and nine walks while batting .272.

Phillies Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Bryce Harper 91 .242 18 4 15 .304 .777
Rhys Hoskins 84 .202 12 2 9 .299 .668
J.T. Realmuto 81 .272 17 2 4 .344 .739
Kyle Schwarber 80 .188 13 7 16 .301 .789
Jean Segura 74 .230 7 2 5 .278 .616
Alec Bohm 59 .322 12 2 14 .386 .861
Johan Camargo 56 .268 3 2 8 .317 .728
Didi Gregorius 55 .291 7 0 7 .344 .708
Matt Vierling 42 .190 3 0 4 .271 .509
Odúbel Herrera 23 .304 4 2 6 .320 1.103

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Adolis Garcia has been key for Texas with four home runs, 18 RBI and a batting average of .207 this season.
  • Garcia ranks 130th in batting average, 132nd in on-base percentage and 69th in slugging percentage among all batters in MLB.
  • Corey Seager leads Texas in total hits (24) this season while batting .270 with five extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Seager’s batting average places him 52nd, his on-base percentage is 72nd, and he is 66th in slugging.
  • Jonah Heim has collected 12 base hits, an OBP of .487 and a slugging percentage of .719 this season.
  • Nate Lowe leads the Rangers with an OPS of .737. He has a slash line of .299/.358/.379 this season.

Rangers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcus Semien 92 .163 11 0 8 .233 .450
Corey Seager 89 .270 10 4 12 .327 .743
Adolis García 87 .207 15 4 18 .276 .690
Nate Lowe 87 .299 8 1 9 .358 .737
Mitch Garver 71 .183 7 3 8 .272 .582
Andy Ibáñez 60 .267 8 1 5 .302 .652
Kole Calhoun 60 .150 1 0 1 .177 .344
Brad Miller 53 .189 4 2 10 .214 .535
Nick Solak 40 .225 8 2 3 .326 .701
Jonah Heim 32 .375 10 3 10 .487 1.206

Phillies vs Rangers Player Props

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