The Colorado Rockies and the Texas Rangers will face each other in the last of a two-game series tonight before both teams have an off day on Wednesday. We have the starting pitching matchup, betting odds, lines, and more about tonight’s game.
Right-hander Chad Kuhl will take the mound for the Colorado Rockies in his first start of the year and his first start with the Rockies overall. Last year with Pittsburgh, Kuhl went 4-7 with an ERA of 4.82 in 28 games (14 starts). In 80 1/3 innings, he had an ERA+ of 88, a FIP of 5.31, a 1.432 WHIP, and an average of 4.7 walks and 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
Left-hander Martín Pérez will oppose Kuhl, who will make the first appearance in his stint with the team. In 2021, he appeared in 36 games (22 starts) for the Boston Red Sox. He had an ERA of 4.74 in 114 innings with an ERA+ of 100, a FIP of 4.82, a 1.509 WHIP, and an average of 2.8 walks and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings.
Rox Pile’s Kevin Henry will be at Globe Life Field for the game so be sure to check out Rox Pile later today for some of our exclusives from the series.
What time is the Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers game today?
First pitch is scheduled for 6:05 p.m. (Mountain)/7:05 p.m. (Central).
Where can I watch the Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers game?
AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain will broadcast the game from Colorado’s point of view and Bally Sports Southwest will broadcast the game for the Rangers.
The game will also be on MLB.TV (subject to MLB blackout rules). Also, the Rangers will broadcast the game in Spanish but only on radio.
What are some of the odds for the Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers game?
The money line for Texas is -142 and +132 for Colorado. The total over/under runs are set at 10.0 while Texas’s over/under is at 5.5 and Colorado’s is at 4.5.
What are some recent trends for the Colorado Rockies and Texas Rangers?
The Rockies are 3-1 to start the season and it’s largely due to their offense. New offseason free agent signee José Iglesias enters the game hitting .455 with a 1.045 OPS. Fellow offseason acquisitions Kris Bryant and Randal Grichuk as well as Connor Joe, Elias Díaz, and C.J. Cron have all started in at least three of the team’s four games. All of them are hitting .300 or above and all but Grichuk have an OPS of .810 or better. Iglesias, Joe, Díaz, and Cron all have an OPS of 1.000 or better.
The Rangers are 1-3 due to their lack of pitching. In their first four games, they have a team ERA of 5.91. They allowed three unearned runs on Monday and two of them came due to errors so defense was an issue on Monday.
What is an option to live stream the Colorado Rockies vs. Texas Rangers game?
If you are looking for a live stream of the game, head to FuboTV for a free trial.