Miami Marlins at Texas Rangers 7/26/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Urena vs. Yu Darvish
The Miami Marlins head to Globe Life Park on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are Jose Urena for the Marlins and Yu Darvish for the Rangers.
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The odds for this matchup have Miami at +168 and Texas at -178. The Marlins have a 50-41-6 over/under mark and a 50-47-0 run line record. The Rangers are 55-44-0 against the run line and have a 44-53-2 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 50-41-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 50-47-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 44-53-2 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 55-44-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
07/25/17 1B Justin Bour Oblique 10-day DL (07/25)
07/18/17 3B Martin Prado Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
07/07/17 P Edinson Volquez Knee 10-day DL (07/06)
06/23/17 P Brad Ziegler Back 10-day DL (06/21)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
07/24/17 P Tyson Ross Blister 10-day DL (07/24)
05/26/17 P A.J. Griffin Ribs 60-day DL (05/27)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Jake Diekman Intestinal 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 45-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Urena has a 8-4 record with an earned run average of 3.78 and a WHIP of 1.26. He has 65 strikeouts over his 95.1 innings pitched and he's given up 85 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.07 and they have given up 349 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 348 hitters and walked 164 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 830 base hits and 441 earned runs. They have allowed 106 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 379 batters and struck out 756. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.47.
As a team Miami is hitting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Marlins hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 99 hits this season in 361 at bats with 68 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .596 and an OPS+ of 149. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 118 hits and he has driven in 72 men in 375 at bats. His OPS+ is 142 while his slugging percentage is at .552. The Marlins have 892 hits, including 159 doubles and 115 home runs. Miami has walked 262 times so far this season and they have struck out 756 times as a unit. They have left 661 men on base and have a team OPS of .748. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 443 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 48-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.44, Yu Darvish has a 6-8 record and a 1.12 WHIP. He has 143 strikeouts over the 133.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 106 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 322 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 296 batters and walked 133 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 871 base knocks and 423 earned runs this season. They have given up 132 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 334 hitters and struck out 704 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.75.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 29th in the league. The Rangers hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Elvis Andrus comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .328. He has 111 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 387 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .457 with an OPS+ of 104. Nomar Mazara is hitting .237 this season and he has an OBP of .317. He has collected 79 hits in 333 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 90 and a slugging percentage of .408. The Rangers as a unit have 782 base hits, including 144 doubles and 149 homers. Texas has walked 325 times this year and they have struck out on 904 occasions. They have had 587 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 478 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers -178
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