Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers 8/1/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Erasmo Ramirez vs. Yu Darvish
Globe Life Park is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Erasmo Ramirez for the Mariners and Yu Darvish for the Rangers.
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Seattle opens at +159 while Texas opens at -169. The Mariners have a 50-52-4 over/under record and a 49-57-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 57-47-0 against the run line and have a 47-55-2 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 50-52-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 49-57-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 47-55-2 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 57-47-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
07/29/17 LF Mitch Haniger Facial 10-day DL (07/29)
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 60-day DL (05/07)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Elbow 60-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
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 Mariners have a 53-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 4.80 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 55 strikeouts over his 69.1 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 329 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 340 hitters and walked 138 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 911 base hits and 463 earned runs. They have allowed 157 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 329 batters and struck out 800. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.76.
As a team Seattle is hitting .259, good for 11th in the league. The Mariners hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 101 hits this season in 377 at bats with 68 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .467 and an OPS+ of 113. Nelson Cruz is hitting .273 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 79 men in 359 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .496. The Mariners have 939 hits, including 181 doubles and 121 home runs. Seattle has walked 327 times so far this season and they have struck out 849 times as a unit. They have left 709 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 500 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 50-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.01, Yu Darvish has a 6-9 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 148 strikeouts over the 137 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 115 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.52 and they have given up 342 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 317 batters and walked 143 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 926 base knocks and 464 earned runs this season. They have given up 142 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 355 hitters and struck out 743 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.81.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 28th in the league. The Rangers hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .247 with an OBP of .327. He has 87 hits this year along with 64 RBI in 352 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .429 with an OPS+ of 98. Elvis Andrus is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 117 hits in 410 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .461. The Rangers as a unit have 831 base hits, including 156 doubles and 158 homers. Texas has walked 344 times this year and they have struck out on 946 occasions. They have had 623 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They have scored 4.92 runs per game and totaled 512 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +159
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