Chase Anderson (0-0, 4.09 ERA) and Nick Martinez (2-0, 0.00 ERA) start in the first of a two-game series between the Arizona Diamondbacks (7-6) and the Texas Rangers (5-8) at Chase Field. Action begins at 9:40 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Apr. 21 and can be seen on FSN-SW and FSN-AZ.

Anderson pitched 6.0 innings in his most recent start, surrendering two runs, striking out five and walking one in a 3-2 defeat to the Padres. Paul Goldschmidt (.312, 12 Rs, 5 HRs, 15 RBIs, 2 SBs) went 1 for 3 Sunday with two runs, one home run, and two RBIs. Martinez went 7.0 innings, surrendering zero runs (one unearned), striking out one and walking three in an 8-2 win over the Angels in his last outing. Prince Fielder (.385, 4 Rs, 6 RBIs) has been successful at the plate for the Rangers, going 2 for 5 Sunday with one run and one RBI.

Arizona is a -123 favorite against Texas and the Over/Under (O/U) for this game is sitting at eight runs. The Diamondbacks have an overall money line of +324 and a record as the favorite of 1-1. Against the AL, they have a 1-1 record when they were the favorite and 7-6 SU. The Diamondbacks have no trouble scoring as they rank second in the NL in offense with 4.6 runs per game. The Diamondbacks are one of the best in the NL in terms of hits with a phenomenal 8.9 per game.

In the other locker room, Texas is coming in with an overall money line of -166 and a disappointing record of 4-7 as the underdog. Texas has put in a lackluster performance against National League opponents, coming in with a subpar record SU ({}) and as the underdog (4-7).

The Diamondbacks have a 4-5 record against right-handed starting pitchers on the year, which is what they'll be facing when Martinez takes the mound. Anderson (RHP) will be on the hill against the Rangers, who have a 4-4 record against right-handed starting pitchers.

Predictions: SU Winner - ARI, O/U - Over


In their last game, the Rangers lost by a margin of one run. The Diamondbacks are 3-2 in one-run games. The Rangers have a 0-1 record in close games.

The Diamondbacks are 2-0 in games that go into extra innings. Meanwhile, the Rangers are 0-1 in such matchups.

The Texas batters brought in a solid 13 hits last game. Arizona has a record of 0-3 when their opponents get that many hits or more.

When they outhit their opponents, the Diamondbacks and the Rangers both have records of 3-0.

Ranking 14th in runs, Texas has earned 51 this season. Arizona ranks ninth with 60 runs.

Both Arizona and Texas are tied at 14th in walks with a total of 37 this season.

The Diamondbacks are 5-2 when they hit at least one home run. The Rangers perform similarly when they hit one or more homers with a 3-2 record.