Monday, May 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Nick Martinez vs. Trevor Cahill
The Texas Rangers head to Petco Park on Monday, May 8, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Nick Martinez for the Rangers and Trevor Cahill for the Padres.
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The odds for this matchup have Texas at -109 and San Diego at -101. The Rangers have a 14-17-0 over/under mark and a 17-14-0 run line record. The Padres are 16-16-0 against the run line and have a 17-14-1 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 14-17-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 17-14-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 17-14-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 16-16-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
05/03/17 P Cole Hamels Oblique 10-day DL (4/30)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Tyson Ross Undisclosed 10-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)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (4/24)
04/19/17 P Jarred Cosart Hamstring 10-day DL (4/18)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 10-day DL(3/31)
04/01/17 P Christian Friedric Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Buddy Baumann Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (2/19)
03/31/17 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 13-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nick Martinez has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 4.91 and a WHIP of 1.20. He has 10 strikeouts over his 18.1 innings pitched and he's given up 18 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.47 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .288 against the bullpen and they've struck out 81 hitters and walked 41 batters. As a team, Texas allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 270 base hits and 124 earned runs. They have allowed 39 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 118 batters and struck out 211. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
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As a team Texas is hitting .220, good for 28th in the league. The Rangers hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Elvis Andrus is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 34 hits this season in 119 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .487 and an OPS+ of 118. Carlos Gomez is hitting .233 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .318. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 116 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .422. The Rangers have 227 hits, including 39 doubles and 46 home runs. Texas has walked 99 times so far this season and they have struck out 277 times as a unit. They have left 172 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 139 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 12-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.60, Trevor Cahill has a 2-2 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 30 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 24 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have given up 100 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 115 batters and walked 41 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 278 base knocks and 149 earned runs this season. They have given up 44 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 103 hitters and struck out 251 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.47.
As a team, they are batting .217, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Wil Myers comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .331. He has 40 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 132 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .561 with an OPS+ of 132. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 31 hits in 114 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .395. The Padres as a unit have 229 base hits, including 35 doubles and 39 homers. San Diego has walked 93 times this year and they have struck out on 295 occasions. They have had 192 men left on base and have an OPS of .653. They have scored 3.66 runs per game and totaled 117 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Padres -101
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