Houston Astros at Texas Rangers 6/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Dallas Keuchel vs. Matt Moore
Globe Life Park is the site of the matchup between the Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers on Sunday, June 10, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Dallas Keuchel for the Astros and Matt Moore for the Rangers.
Houston opens at -220 while Texas opens at +203. The Astros have a 27-34-4 over/under record and a 36-29-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 29-37-0 against the run line and have a 31-30-5 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 27-34-4 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 36-29-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 31-30-5 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 29-37-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
06/08/18 SS Carlos Correa Side is "?" Saturday vs Texas Rangers
05/21/18 LF Derek Fisher Intestinal 10-day DL (05/20)
03/30/18 P Brady Rodgers Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jandel Gustave Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
04/30/18 P Martin Perez Elbow 10-day DL (04/30)
04/13/18 SS Elvis Andrus Elbow 60-day DL (04/12)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 40-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel has a 3-8 record with an earned run average of 4.13 and a WHIP of 1.23 this year. He has 63 strikeouts over his 80.2 innings pitched and he's given up 77 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.03 and they have given up 150 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 201 hitters and walked 44 batters. As a team, Houston allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.3 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.89. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 446 base hits and 188 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 161 batters and struck out 669. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.04 and their FIP as a unit is 3.13.
As a team Houston is hitting .258, good for 5th in the league. The Astros hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Jose Altuve is hitting .341 with an on-base percentage of .386. He has 90 hits this season in 264 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .470 and an OPS+ of 143. George Springer is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 73 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 254 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .504. The Astros have 572 hits, including 120 doubles and 76 home runs. Houston has walked 218 times so far this season and they have struck out 539 times as a unit. They have left 435 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 321 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 27-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.47, Matt Moore has a 1-5 record and a 1.96 WHIP this season. He has 41 strikeouts over the 53 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 79 hits. He allows 13.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 202 batters and walked 76 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 626 base knocks and 308 earned runs this season. They have given up 91 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 188 hitters and struck out 479 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.69.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 29th in the league. The Rangers hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .339. He has 65 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 244 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 120. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 66 hits in 243 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .461. The Rangers as a unit have 499 base hits, including 109 doubles and 78 homers. Texas has walked 227 times this year and they have struck out on 638 occasions. They have had 430 men left on base and have an OPS of .701. They have scored 4.17 runs per game and totaled 275 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rangers +203
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