It’s an interleague matchup in Arlington, TX, as the Cubs and Rangers square off at Globe Life Field. First pitch is set for 7:05, and you can catch the action on MARQ.

On the mound, the Cubs will send Kyle Hendricks to face off against Cody Bradford for the Rangers. Texas comes in as a slight favorite with a money line of -125, while the Cubs are sitting at +105. The over/under line is set at 9 runs, with the over paying out at -115 compared to the under at -106.

TEXAS RANGERS VS CHICAGO CUBS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Texas Rangers Moneyline -125

This game will be played at Globe Life Field at 7:05 ET on Saturday, March 30th.

HOW TO BET THE CUBS VS RANGERS:

  • We have the Rangers winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • However, if you’re looking for a run line pick, we like the Cubs to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

The last game of this Cubs vs. Rangers series needed extra innings to decide a winner, with the Rangers pulling out a 4-3 win. Heading into the game, Texas was a slight favorite at -126 on the money line.

Adolis Garcia and Travis Jankowski both homered for the Rangers, while Adolis Garcia went 2/4 overall. As for the Cubs, they got a 2/5 day from Christopher Morel, but it wasn’t enough to get the win.

Neither starter factored into the decision. Nathan Eovaldi went six innings and gave up two earned runs for the Rangers, while Justin Steele went 4 2/3 innings and gave up one run. David Robertson got the win out of the pen for Texas.

Cubs Records & Stats

Kyle Hendricks is coming off a season in which he made 24 starts and finished with a record of 6-8. His ERA for the year was 3.75, and his WHIP was 1.20. Hendricks made 12 quality starts and allowed a total of 13 home runs. For the season, he averaged 1.1 walks per game and struck out 6.11 batters per nine innings. His strikeout-to-walk ratio for the year was 3.4.

For the Cubs, we have Nico Hoerner as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, as his projection is 24th in the league today. Seiya Suzuki has the 2nd best total hits projection, and he also has the best odds to hit a home run on the team, with his home run projection being 10th best in the league today. If you’re looking for a bit of a longshot, Christopher Morel has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team, and his home run projection is 11th best in today’s slate of games.

Rangers Records & Stats

Cody Bradford will be making his ninth start of the season for the Rangers, and he’ll be facing the Cubs at home. Last season, Bradford made 20 appearances, finishing with a record of 4-3 and an ERA of 5.3. His WHIP for the season was 1.21, and he allowed a batting average of .263. Bradford’s FIP for the season was 4.68, and he allowed a total of 11 home runs. On a per-game basis, Bradford averaged 0.6 walks and 4.2 strikeouts per walk.

When looking at the Rangers’ offensive projections for today’s game, we see that Corey Seager is not only expected to have the most hits on the team, but his total is the 2nd highest in the league. Seager is also projected to hit a home run, and his odds to do so are the best in the league for today’s games. Adolis García is another player to keep an eye on, as he is projected to hit a home run and his odds to do so are the best in the league for today’s games. Marcus Semien is also expected to have a strong game, as his total hits projection is the 6th best in the league today.