Tuesday's game that pits the Texas Rangers (29-18) versus the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-22) at PNC Park has a good chance to be a close matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 6-3 in favor of the Rangers. Game time is at 6:35 PM ET on May 23.

The probable pitchers are Nathan Eovaldi (5-2) for the Rangers and Rich Hill (4-3) for the Pirates.

Pirates vs. Rangers Game Info & Odds

  • When: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 6:35 PM ET
  • Where: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • How to Watch on TV: SportsNet PT
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Pirates vs. Rangers Score Prediction

Our prediction for this contest is Rangers 5, Pirates 4.

Total Prediction for Pirates vs. Rangers

  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs

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Pirates Performance Insights

  • In eight games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Pirates have a record of 4-4.
  • In its last 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, Pittsburgh and its opponents are 4-5-1 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The last 10 Pirates games have not had a spread set by oddsmakers.
  • The Pirates have been chosen as underdogs in 34 games this year and have walked away with the win 16 times (47.1%) in those games.
  • Pittsburgh has a win-loss record of 5-5 when favored by +135 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Pirates have an implied victory probability of 42.6% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Averaging 4.4 runs per game (209 total), Pittsburgh is the 17th-highest scoring team in the majors.
  • Pirates pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.76 ERA this year, seventh-best in baseball.

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Pirates Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 17 @ Tigers W 8-0 Rich Hill vs Eduardo Rodríguez
May 19 Diamondbacks W 13-3 Johan Oviedo vs Zac Gallen
May 20 Diamondbacks L 4-3 Mitch Keller vs Brandon Pfaadt
May 21 Diamondbacks L 8-3 Roansy Contreras vs Merrill Kelly
May 22 Rangers W 6-4 Luis Ortiz vs Dane Dunning
May 23 Rangers - Rich Hill vs Nathan Eovaldi
May 24 Rangers - Johan Oviedo vs Martín Pérez
May 26 @ Mariners - Mitch Keller vs George Kirby
May 27 @ Mariners - Roansy Contreras vs Luis Castillo
May 28 @ Mariners - Luis Ortiz vs Marco Gonzales
May 29 @ Giants - Rich Hill vs Anthony DeSclafani