Friday, June 16, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: James Paxton vs. Tyson Ross
The Seattle Mariners visit Globe Life Park on Friday, June 16, 2017 to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are James Paxton for the Mariners and Tyson Ross for the Rangers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -140 and Texas at +130. The Mariners have a 32-33-2 over/under record and a 32-35-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 37-28-0 against the run line and have a 29-35-1 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 32-33-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 32-35-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 29-35-1 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 37-28-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
06/02/17 SS Jean Segura Ankle 10-day DL (06/02)
06/01/17 P Evan Marshall Hamstring 60-day DL (05/06)
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 60-day DL (05/14)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 10-day DL (05/07)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Elbow 60-day DL (04/26)
04/26/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (04/26)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Forearm 60-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
06/15/17 P Tyson Ross Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30); expected to be activated & start Friday vs. Seattle Mariners
06/06/17 1B Mike Napoli Back 10-day DL (06/04)
06/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/26/17 P A.J. Griffin Ribs 10-day DL (05/27)
05/15/17 CF Carlos Gomez Hamstring 10-day DL (05/15)
05/03/17 P Cole Hamels Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
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 Mariners have a 33-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Paxton has a 5-1 record with an earned run average of 2.25 and a WHIP of 1.14. He has 58 strikeouts over his 52 innings pitched and he's given up 42 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 221 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 215 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 593 base hits and 304 earned runs. They have allowed 98 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 208 batters and struck out 488. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.76.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .265, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Nelson Cruz is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .384. He has 66 hits this season in 220 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .545 and an OPS+ of 150. Robinson Cano is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 66 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 227 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .485. The Mariners have 609 hits, including 114 doubles and 70 home runs. Seattle has walked 223 times so far this season and they have struck out 521 times as a unit. They have left 473 men on base and have a team OPS of .749. They score 4.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 321 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 32-33 overall mark this year. Tyson Ross is expected to make his season debut for the Rangers. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 215 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 182 batters and walked 86 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 574 base knocks and 273 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 223 hitters and struck out 445 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.97.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 26th in the league. The Rangers hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Elvis Andrus comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .336. He has 74 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 253 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .451 with an OPS+ of 105. Nomar Mazara is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 64 hits in 229 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 109 and a slugging percentage of .454. The Rangers as a unit have 526 base hits, including 98 doubles and 86 homers. Texas has walked 208 times this year and they have struck out on 600 occasions. They have had 392 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 308 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rangers +130 and over 3 total runs
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