Friday, June 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Tanner Roark
The Texas Rangers visit Nationals Park on Friday, June 9, 2017 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Rangers and Tanner Roark for the Nationals.
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The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +177 and Washington at -188. The Rangers have a 28-30-1 over/under record and a 32-27-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 30-28-0 against the run line and have a 29-26-3 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 28-30-1 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 32-27-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 29-26-3 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 30-28-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
06/08/17 3B Adrian Beltre Ankle expected to miss Friday vs. Washington Nationals
06/06/17 1B Mike Napoli Back 10-day DL (06/04)
06/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Tyson Ross Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
05/26/17 P A.J. Griffin Ribs 10-day DL (05/27)
05/15/17 CF Carlos Gomez Hamstring 10-day DL (05/15)
05/03/17 P Cole Hamels Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
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 Washington Nationals Injuries
06/06/17 LF Jayson Werth Foot 10-day DL (06/04)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
05/24/17 LF Chris Heisey Bicep 10-day DL (05/24)
05/17/17 P Joe Blanton Shoulder 10-day DL (05/14)
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (04/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 27-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 3.39 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 25 strikeouts over his 58.1 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.76 and they have given up 197 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 161 hitters and walked 79 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 524 base hits and 251 earned runs. They have allowed 88 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 208 batters and struck out 404. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 5.00.
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As a team Texas is hitting .243, good for 23rd in the league. The Rangers hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Nomar Mazara is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 60 hits this season in 208 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .462 and an OPS+ of 114. Elvis Andrus is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 70 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 232 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .466. The Rangers have 478 hits, including 91 doubles and 77 home runs. Texas has walked 189 times so far this season and they have struck out 524 times as a unit. They have left 354 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 280 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 37-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.95, Tanner Roark has a 6-2 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 60 strikeouts over the 73 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 67 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.92 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 149 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 485 base knocks and 233 earned runs this season. They have given up 72 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 176 hitters and struck out 515 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.99.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 2nd in the league. The Nationals hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Daniel Murphy comes into this matchup batting .336 with an OBP of .386. He has 73 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 217 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .558 with an OPS+ of 146. Bryce Harper is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .427. He has collected 59 hits in 187 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 174 and a slugging percentage of .626. The Nationals as a unit have 557 base hits, including 114 doubles and 88 homers. Washington has walked 208 times this year and they have struck out on 449 occasions. They have had 412 men left on base and have an OPS of .813. They have scored 5.53 runs per game and totaled 321 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals -188 and over 3 total runs
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