Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Andriese vs. Nick Martinez
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Globe Life Park on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are Matt Andriese for the Rays and Nick Martinez for the Rangers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at -110 and Texas at +100. The Rays have a 29-24-0 over/under record and a 30-23-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 29-22-0 against the run line and have a 23-28-0 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 29-24-0 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 30-23-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 23-28-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 29-22-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
05/25/17 P Jumbo Diaz Arm 10-day DL (5/23)
05/18/17 SS Brad Miller Abdominal 10-day DL (5/16)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (4/18)
04/14/17 CF Mallex Smith Hamstring 10-day DL (4/14)
04/03/17 P Brad Boxberge Arm 60-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Heel 10-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (3/8)
04/01/17 C Wilson Ramos Knee 60-day DL (4/1)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
05/28/17 P Tyson Ross Throat 60-day DL (3/30)
05/26/17 P A.J. Griffin Ribs 10-day DL (5/27)
05/15/17 CF Carlos Gomez Hamstring 10-day DL (5/15)
05/09/17 P Jose Leclerc Finger 10-day DL (5/8)
05/03/17 P Cole Hamels Oblique 10-day DL (4/30)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 3B Adrian Beltre Calf 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (4/02)
04/01/17 P Tanner Schepper Abdominal 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 C Brett Nicholas Knee 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Jake Diekman Intestinal 60-day DL (2/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 27-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Andriese has a 5-1 record with an earned run average of 3.24 and a WHIP of 1.27. He has 52 strikeouts over his 58.1 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.77 and they have given up 144 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 131 hitters and walked 72 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 420 base hits and 193 earned runs. They have allowed 54 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 180 batters and struck out 410. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.99.
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As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .247, good for 17th in the league. The Rays hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Corey Dickerson is hitting .337 with an on-base percentage of .380. He has 67 hits this season in 199 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .608 and an OPS+ of 172. Steven Souza is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 44 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 168 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .464. The Rays have 451 hits, including 80 doubles and 74 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 209 times so far this season and they have struck out 555 times as a unit. They have left 396 men on base and have a team OPS of .752. They score 4.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 243 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 25-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.69, Nick Martinez has a 1-3 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 40.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 44 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.04 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .274 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 135 batters and walked 66 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 440 base knocks and 205 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 179 hitters and struck out 344 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.63.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 24th in the league. The Rangers hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .337. He has 48 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 177 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .446 with an OPS+ of 109. Elvis Andrus is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 55 hits in 198 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .434. The Rangers as a unit have 402 base hits, including 76 doubles and 68 homers. Texas has walked 162 times this year and they have struck out on 439 occasions. They have had 297 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.65 runs per game and totaled 237 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rangers +100
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