Sunday, May 7, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Dillon Overton
The Texas Rangers visit Safeco Field on Sunday, May 7, 2017 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Rangers and Dillon Overton for the Mariners.
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The opening line for this matchup has Texas at -103 and Seattle at -107. The Rangers have a 13-17-0 over/under record and a 17-13-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 15-15-0 against the run line and have a 14-16-0 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 13-17-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 17-13-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 14-16-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 15-15-0 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 Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/05/17 P James Paxton Forearm 10-day DL
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Hip 10-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 LF Mitch Haniger Oblique 10-day DL (4/26)
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Calf 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 60-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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 13-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 2.95 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 10 strikeouts over his 21.1 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.12 and they have given up 109 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .280 against the bullpen and they've struck out 81 hitters and walked 39 batters. As a team, Texas allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 256 base hits and 122 earned runs. They have allowed 39 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 116 batters and struck out 206. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.77.
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As a team Texas is hitting .220, good for 28th in the league. The Rangers hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Elvis Andrus is hitting .296 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 34 hits this season in 115 at bats with 13 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .504 and an OPS+ of 126. Carlos Gomez is hitting .232 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .320. He has totaled 26 hits and he has driven in 11 men in 112 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .429. The Rangers have 220 hits, including 37 doubles and 44 home runs. Texas has walked 98 times so far this season and they have struck out 267 times as a unit. They have left 166 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 137 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 13-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.14, Dillon Overton has a 0-0 record and a 1.09 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 7.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 7 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.71 and they have given up 101 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 90 batters and walked 42 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 272 base knocks and 137 earned runs this season. They have given up 37 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 90 hitters and struck out 229 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.21.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 13th in the league. The Mariners hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Mitch Haniger comes into this matchup batting .342 with an OBP of .447. He has 27 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 79 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .608 with an OPS+ of 196. Robinson Cano is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 32 hits in 119 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .479. The Mariners as a unit have 258 base hits, including 59 doubles and 33 homers. Seattle has walked 112 times this year and they have struck out on 238 occasions. They have had 211 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They have scored 4.77 runs per game and totaled 143 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -107
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