Wednesday's game features the Texas Rangers (30-18) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-23) matching up at PNC Park in what should be a tight matchup, with a projected 6-4 win for the Rangers according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 12:35 PM ET on May 24.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Rangers will send Martin Perez (5-1) to the mound, while Johan Oviedo (3-3) will answer the bell for the Pirates.

Pirates vs. Rangers Game Info & Odds

  • When: Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 12:35 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 6, Pirates 5.

Total Prediction for Pirates vs. Rangers

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Pirates Performance Insights

  • In nine games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Pirates have a record of 4-5.
  • When it comes to the over/under, Pittsburgh and its foes are 4-5-1 in its previous 10 contests.
  • The Pirates' previous 10 games have not had a spread posted by oddsmakers.
  • The Pirates have been underdogs in 35 games this season and have come away with the win 16 times (45.7%) in those contests.
  • Pittsburgh has a win-loss record of 14-18 when favored by -105 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Pirates have a 51.2% chance of walking away with the win.
  • The offense for Pittsburgh is the No. 17 offense in baseball, scoring 4.4 runs per game (210 total runs).
  • Pirates pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.81 ERA this year, seventh-best in baseball.

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Pirates Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
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 L 6-1 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
May 30 @ Giants - Johan Oviedo vs Logan Webb