Monday, July 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Chris Tillman
The Texas Rangers head to Oriole Park on Monday, July 17, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Andrew Cashner for the Rangers and Chris Tillman for the Orioles.
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The odds for this matchup have Texas at +111 and Baltimore at -121. The Rangers have a 40-48-2 over/under mark and a 53-37-0 run line record. The Orioles are 39-51-0 against the run line and have a 47-40-3 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 40-48-2 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 53-37-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 47-40-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 39-51-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
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)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
07/05/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 60-day DL (05/19)
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 10-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 45-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 3.54 and a WHIP of 1.43. He has 40 strikeouts over his 81.1 innings pitched and he's given up 80 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 294 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 269 hitters and walked 121 batters. As a team, Texas allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 786 base hits and 378 earned runs. They have allowed 117 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 303 batters and struck out 634. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.71.
As a team Texas is hitting .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 23rd in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Nomar Mazara is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 78 hits this season in 305 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .443 and an OPS+ of 101. Elvis Andrus is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 349 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .461. The Rangers have 721 hits, including 135 doubles and 137 home runs. Texas has walked 298 times so far this season and they have struck out 830 times as a unit. They have left 534 men on base and have a team OPS of .742. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 450 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 42-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.90, Chris Tillman has a 1-5 record and a 2.14 WHIP. He has 36 strikeouts over the 49 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 79 hits. He allows 14.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.07 and they have given up 341 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 297 batters and walked 122 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.16. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 886 base knocks and 459 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 332 hitters and struck out 673 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.52 while their FIP as a staff is 5.06.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 16th in the league. The Orioles hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Mark Trumbo comes into this matchup batting .258 with an OBP of .321. He has 91 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 353 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .431 with an OPS+ of 101. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 97 hits in 328 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .534. The Orioles as a unit have 796 base hits, including 148 doubles and 126 homers. Baltimore has walked 231 times this year and they have struck out on 790 occasions. They have had 594 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They have scored 4.48 runs per game and totaled 403 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers +111
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