Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers 8/2/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ariel Miranda vs. Andrew Cashner
The Seattle Mariners head to Globe Life Park on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are Ariel Miranda for the Mariners and Andrew Cashner for the Rangers.
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The odds for this matchup have Seattle at +115 and Texas at -125. The Mariners have a 50-53-4 over/under mark and a 50-57-0 run line record. The Rangers are 57-48-0 against the run line and have a 47-56-2 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 50-53-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 50-57-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 47-56-2 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 57-48-0 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 Oblique 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 54-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ariel Miranda has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 4.31 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 98 strikeouts over his 121 innings pitched and he's given up 99 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 329 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 348 hitters and walked 139 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 4.38. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 917 base hits and 467 earned runs. They have allowed 159 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 333 batters and struck out 813. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 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 11th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 102 hits this season in 382 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .463 and an OPS+ of 111. Nelson Cruz is hitting .273 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 79 men in 362 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .497. The Mariners have 947 hits, including 184 doubles and 121 home runs. Seattle has walked 332 times so far this season and they have struck out 856 times as a unit. They have left 717 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 506 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 50-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.48, Andrew Cashner has a 6-8 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 101 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 95 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.53 and they have given up 344 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 317 batters and walked 147 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 934 base knocks and 469 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 360 hitters and struck out 750 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 4.80.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 29th 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 97. Elvis Andrus is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .325. He has collected 118 hits in 414 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .459. The Rangers as a unit have 837 base hits, including 157 doubles and 160 homers. Texas has walked 348 times this year and they have struck out on 959 occasions. They have had 631 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They have scored 4.91 runs per game and totaled 516 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers -125
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