Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers 4/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Erasmo Ramirez vs. Martin Perez
The Seattle Mariners head to Globe Life Park on Sunday, April 22, 2018 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are Erasmo Ramirez for the Mariners and Martin Perez for the Rangers.
The odds for this matchup have Seattle at -124 and Texas at +114. The Mariners have a 11-7-0 over/under mark and a 12-6-0 run line record. The Rangers are 8-13-0 against the run line and have a 9-11-1 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 11-7-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 12-6-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 9-11-1 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 8-13-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/21/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Back expected to start Sunday vs Texas Rangers
04/12/18 1B Ryon Healy Ankle 10-day DL (04/08)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
04/17/18 P Tony Barnette Shoulder 10-day DL (04/15)
04/16/18 P Tim Lincecum Blister 60-day DL (03/26)
04/13/18 SS Elvis Andrus Elbow 10-day DL (04/12)
04/11/18 P Doug Fister Hip 10-day DL (04/10)
04/10/18 2B Rougned Odor Hamstring 10-day DL (04/10)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/01/18 CF Delino DeShields Hand 10-day DL (03/31)
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 Mariners have a 10-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez is expected to make his debut for Seattle. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 56 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 70 hitters and walked 21 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 149 base hits and 80 earned runs. They have allowed 26 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 57 batters and struck out 157. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.63.
As a team Seattle is hitting .249, good for 9th in the league. The Mariners hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Jean Segura is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .329. He has 23 hits this season in 76 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .447 and an OPS+ of 119. Robinson Cano is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .440. He has totaled 19 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 61 at bats. His OPS+ is 148 while his slugging percentage is at .426. The Mariners have 148 hits, including 32 doubles and 19 home runs. Seattle has walked 48 times so far this season and they have struck out 141 times as a unit. They have left 114 men on base and have a team OPS of .714. They score 4.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 74 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 7-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 13.14, Martin Perez has a 1-2 record and a 2.92 WHIP this season. He has 7 strikeouts over the 12.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 29 hits. He allows 21.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 76 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 72 batters and walked 29 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 200 base knocks and 94 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 69 hitters and struck out 172 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.08.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 23rd in the league. The Rangers hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Elvis Andrus comes into this matchup batting .327 with an OBP of .426. He has 17 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 52 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 151. Nomar Mazara is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 22 hits in 73 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 102 and a slugging percentage of .397. The Rangers as a unit have 160 base hits, including 29 doubles and 22 homers. Texas has walked 63 times this year and they have struck out on 195 occasions. They have had 146 men left on base and have an OPS of .662. They have scored 3.33 runs per game and totaled 70 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -124
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