Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 6/12/2014
Friday, June 13, 9:10 PM on KTXA, ROOT
Safeco Field, Seattle, Washington
Texas Rangers - Tepesch, N (2-2) vs. Seattle Mariners - Hernandez, F (8-1)
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Right-hander Nick Tepesch will have a tough task on his hands on Friday night when he and the Texas Rangers go up against Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez.
Last Saturday, Nick Tepesch lost for the second time this season when he was defeated by the Cleveland Indians at home. He allowed four earned runs on eight hits in 5.1 innings of work in that game while walking four and striking out just one. Tepesch has given up 10.2 hits per nine innings this season and now has a 4.91 ERA.
Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager is 5-for-10 against Tepesch in his career with three doubles and an RBI. Star second baseman Robinson Cano is 2-for-3 against him with a double, a home run and two RBI.
On Sunday, Felix Hernandez had his five-game winning streak snapped by the Tampa Bay Rays, but he definitely deserved the win in that one. He pitched seven shutout innings in that game and allowed just four hits while walking one and striking out a season-high 15 batters. King Felix is 8-1 on the year with a very solid 2.39 ERA and has only allowed three home runs in 98 innings of work.
Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has done well against Hernandez in his career, going 10-for-31 against him with a double, a home run and two RBI. Leonys Martin is 8-for-23 against him with a double, two triples and a home run.
Texas Rangers Betting Trends
Texas Rangers are 34-26-5 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Texas Rangers is -0.7
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
Seattle Mariners are 29-32-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Seattle Mariners is 0.5
Injuries to Watch
06/10/14 1B Mitch Moreland Ankle 15-day DL (6/8)
06/04/14 P Alexi Ogando Elbow 15-day DL (6/3)
06/04/14 P Matt Harrison Back 60-day DL (5/14), out for season
05/22/14 1B Prince Fielder Neck 15-day DL (5/17)
05/21/14 P Martin Perez Elbow 60-day DL (5/11)
04/25/14 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff Back 15-day DL (4/23)
04/23/14 P Pedro Figueroa Elbow 60-day DL (4/23)
04/19/14 LF James Adduci Finger 15-day DL (4/19)
03/31/14 C Geovany Soto Knee 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/14 2B Jurickson Profar Shoulder 60-day DL (3/23)
03/28/14 RF Engel Beltre Leg 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Joe Ortiz Foot 60-day DL (2/14)
06/10/14 1B Justin Smoak Quad questionable
05/20/14 1B Corey Hart Hamstring 15-day DL (5/19)
04/16/14 P Blake Beavan Shoulder 60-day DL (4/15)
04/16/14 1B Logan Morrison Hamstring 15-day DL (4/14)
04/09/14 P James Paxton Back 60-day DL (4/8)
Josh's Pick: Take Seattle
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