Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Montgomery (4-5) vs. Derek Holland (0-1)
The Seattle Mariners head to Globe Life Park on Wednesday to take on the Texas Rangers. Mike Montgomery is the probable starter for the Mariners and he'll face Derek Holland of the Rangers. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +116 and Texas at -126. The over/under was set at 9.5. The Mariners have a 55-59 over/under record and a 51-68 run line mark, meaning they cover 43% of the time. The Rangers have a 53-58 over/under record and a 70-47 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 60% of the time.
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The Mariners come into this game with a 55-64 record, and they are 29-31 away from home. Starting pitcher Mike Montgomery holds a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 4.14 and a WHIP of 1.34. The Mariners are 4-10 over his 82.2 innings pitched and he's also given up 79 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 6-6. The team is averaging 3.2 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 4.25 and they've given up 364 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen while being struck out 336 times and walking 151 times this season. As a team, Seattle has allowed 8.77 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.82 batters per nine. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21.
Seattle is batting .244 as a team, which is good for 26th in the league and hitting .239 away from home. Ranked at 24th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mariners sit at .304 and they hold a .402 team slugging percentage. They rank 22nd in baseball with 8.34 hits per game and Nelson Cruz leads the team with 143.
With a 60-57 overall record, Texas will come into this game 27-29 at home. With an earned run average of 9.00, Derek Holland will come into this game holding a 0-1 record and a 2.00 WHIP. The Rangers have a record of 0-1 over the 1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 2 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 0-1. The team is averaging 1 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 4.55 and they have given up 375 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .255 against the Rangers bullpen while being struck out 332 times and walking 154 times this season. As a team, Texas has allowed 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.69 batters per nine. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47.
They are batting .257 as a team, which is good for 10th in the league and hitting .267 at home. Ranked at 11th in the league in on-base percentage, the Rangers sit at .320 and they hold a .410 team slugging percentage. They rank 8th in baseball with 8.8 hits per game and Prince Fielder leads the team with 143.
The Mariners have committed 61 errors and have combined for 1,244 assists and 3,231 put outs leading to a .987 team fielding percentage. For the home team, they hold a .980 team fielding percentage while committing 88 errors, accumulating 1198 assists and compiling 3,134 put outs.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 55-59 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 51-68 against the run line so far this season
Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 53-58 against the over/under so far this season
The Texas Rangers are 70-47 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/09/15 P Charlie Furbush Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
05/29/15 P James Paxton Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
08/14/15 CF Leonys Martin Hand out indefinitely
08/13/15 1B Kyle Blanks Achilles Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/17)
08/02/15 P Tanner Scheppers Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/2)
08/01/15 C Robinson Chirinos Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/31)
07/18/15 C Carlos Corporan Thumb Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/13)
05/29/15 P Nick Tepesch Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/7)
05/29/15 P Derek Holland Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/11), expected to start Wednesday vs. Seattle
04/06/15 P Lisalverto Bonilla Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/31)
04/06/15 P Yu Darvish Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6), out for season
04/04/15 RF Antoan Richardson Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/2)
04/04/15 2B Jurickson Profar Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (2/24), out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers
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