Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers 9/30/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Gossett vs. Andrew Cashner
Globe Life Park is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the Texas Rangers on Saturday, September 30, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Daniel Gossett for the Athletics and Andrew Cashner for the Rangers.
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Oakland opens at +125 while Texas opens at -135. The Athletics have a 83-71-5 over/under record and a 83-76-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 86-73-0 against the run line and have a 72-81-6 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 83-71-5 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 83-76-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 72-81-6 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 86-73-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
9/27/2017 Chad Pinder RF Concussion Out for the season
9/26/2017 Jharel Cotton SP Elbow Out for the season
9/26/2017 Matt Olson 1B Hamstring Out for the season
9/26/2017 Boog Powell CF Knee Out for the season
9/5/2017 Paul Blackburn SP Wrist Out for the season
8/11/2017 Bobby Wahl RP Shoulder Out for the season
7/14/2017 Andrew Triggs SP Hip Out for the season
7/1/2017 Dustin Fowler RF Knee Out for the season
4/25/2017 Daulton Jefferies SP Elbow Out for the season
9/21/2016 J.B. Wendelken RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
9/28/2017 Robinson Chirinos C Hamstring Out for the season
9/27/2017 Adrian Beltre 3B Rest Out for the season
9/27/2017 Carlos Gomez CF Ankle Out for the season
9/27/2017 Mike Napoli 1B Ankle Out for the season
9/1/2017 Patrick Cantwell C Undisclosed Out for the season
7/22/2017 Chi Chi Gonzalez SP Elbow Out for the season
6/16/2017 Hanser Alberto 3B Shoulder Out for the season
4/22/2017 Joe Palumbo RP Elbow Out for the season
2/15/2017 Prince Fielder DH Neck Out for the season
9/23/2016 James Jones CF Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 74-85 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Gossett has a 4-10 record with an earned run average of 5.82 and a WHIP of 1.57. He has 72 strikeouts over his 89.2 innings pitched and he's given up 111 hits. He allows 11.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 513 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 515 hitters and walked 200 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,414 base hits and 729 earned runs. They have allowed 207 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 494 batters and struck out 1,180. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.57.
As a team Oakland is hitting .246, good for 24th in the league. The Athletics hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Khris Davis is hitting .242 with an on-base percentage of .330. He has 135 hits this season in 557 at bats with 108 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .521 and an OPS+ of 126. Jed Lowrie is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .360. He has totaled 155 hits and he has driven in 67 men in 557 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .449. The Athletics have 1,319 hits, including 297 doubles and 230 home runs. Oakland has walked 556 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,468 times as a unit. They have left 1,055 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 727 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 76-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.42, Andrew Cashner has a 10-11 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 84 strikeouts over the 160.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 151 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 529 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 453 batters and walked 223 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,418 base knocks and 730 earned runs this season. They have given up 210 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 550 hitters and struck out 1,084 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.88.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 27th in the league. The Rangers hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Elvis Andrus comes into this matchup batting .298 with an OBP of .339. He has 188 hits this year along with 87 RBI in 631 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .472 with an OPS+ of 108. Nomar Mazara is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 136 hits in 542 at bats while driving in 97 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .424. The Rangers as a unit have 1,296 base hits, including 249 doubles and 234 homers. Texas has walked 536 times this year and they have struck out on 1,471 occasions. They have had 996 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 784 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Athletics +125 and under 10.5 total runs
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