Friday, April 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Martin Perez vs. Felix Hernandez
The Texas Rangers head to Safeco Field on Friday, April 14, 2017 to take on the Seattle Mariners. The expected starting pitchers are Martin Perez for the Rangers and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
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The odds for this matchup have Texas at +135 and Seattle at -145. The Rangers have a 5-3-0 over/under mark and a 5-3-0 run line record. The Mariners are 4-6-0 against the run line and have a 5-5-0 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 5-3-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 5-3-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 4-6-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
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 Andrew Cashner Bicep 10-day DL (4/1)
04/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL
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 Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/12/17 SS Jean Segura Hamstring 10-day DL (4/11)
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Undisclosed 10-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 10-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 10-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 P Steve Cishek Hip 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 P Tony Zych Bicep 10-day DL (3/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 3-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Martin Perez has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.38 and a WHIP of 1.68. He has 10 strikeouts over his 11.1 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.81 and they have given up 30 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .275 against the bullpen and they've struck out 23 hitters and walked 7 batters. As a team, Texas allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 67 base hits and 36 earned runs. They have allowed 11 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 30 batters and struck out 60. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.69.
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As a team Texas is hitting .232, good for 17th in the league. The Rangers hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Nomar Mazara is hitting .394 with an on-base percentage of .444. He has 13 hits this season in 33 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .636 and an OPS+ of 200. Rougned Odor is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .303. He has totaled 8 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 31 at bats. His OPS+ is 158 while his slugging percentage is at .645. The Rangers have 63 hits, including 9 doubles and 16 home runs. Texas has walked 25 times so far this season and they have struck out 75 times as a unit. They have left 43 men on base and have a team OPS of .774. They score 5.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 46 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 2-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.09, Felix Hernandez has a 0-1 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 11 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 15 hits. He allows 12.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.71 and they have given up 47 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .341 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 28 batters and walked 12 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 10.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.94. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 101 base knocks and 49 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 32 hitters and struck out 72 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.49 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .209, good for 27th in the league. The Mariners hold a .323 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .284, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .353. He has 10 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 32 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .406 with an OPS+ of 120. Kyle Seager is hitting .212 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 7 hits in 33 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 78 and a slugging percentage of .273. The Mariners as a unit have 72 base hits, including 18 doubles and 7 homers. Seattle has walked 31 times this year and they have struck out on 83 occasions. They have had 71 men left on base and have an OPS of .607. They have scored 3.8 runs per game and totaled 38 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers +135
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