Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers 8/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 6, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Wade LeBlanc vs. Martin Perez
Globe Life Park is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers on Monday, August 6, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Wade LeBlanc for the Mariners and Martin Perez for the Rangers.
Seattle opens at -127 while Texas opens at +117. The Mariners have a 53-56-2 over/under record and a 54-57-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 58-54-0 against the run line and have a 53-52-7 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 53-56-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 54-57-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 53-52-7 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 58-54-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/04/18 2B Dee Gordon Ankle is "?" Sunday vs Toronto Blue Jays
08/04/18 P Juan Nicasio Knee 10-day DL (08/03)
08/01/18 P Roenis Elias Triceps 10-day DL (07/31)
06/09/18 P Dan Altavilla Elbow 60-day DL (06/07)
05/13/18 2B Robinson Cano Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 8/14 vs Oakland Athletics)
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
05/01/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Arm 10-day DL (05/01)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
08/05/18 CF Delino DeShields Concussion 7-day DL (08/04)
07/28/18 RF Ryan Rua Back 10-day DL (07/28)
07/20/18 RF Nomar Mazara Thumb 10-day DL (07/17)
07/04/18 P Tony Barnette Shoulder 60-day DL (07/04)
06/16/18 C Carlos Perez Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/18 P Matt Bush Elbow 60-day DL (06/14)
06/10/18 P Doug Fister Knee 60-day DL (06/09)
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
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 Mariners have a 63-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc has a 6-2 record with an earned run average of 3.95 and a WHIP of 1.19 this year. He has 85 strikeouts over his 107 innings pitched and he's given up 105 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 332 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 373 hitters and walked 109 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 960 base hits and 452 earned runs. They have allowed 131 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 266 batters and struck out 933. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.95.
As a team Seattle is hitting .254, good for 11th in the league. The Mariners hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jean Segura is hitting .308 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 131 hits this season in 426 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .434 and an OPS+ of 115. Dee Gordon is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .305. He has totaled 118 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 414 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .345. The Mariners have 952 hits, including 164 doubles and 123 home runs. Seattle has walked 287 times so far this season and they have struck out 835 times as a unit. They have left 729 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 458 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 49-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.50, Martin Perez has a 2-4 record and a 1.97 WHIP this season. He has 30 strikeouts over the 45.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 69 hits. He allows 13.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 372 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 350 batters and walked 134 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,061 base knocks and 533 earned runs this season. They have given up 146 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 325 hitters and struck out 800 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.61.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 20th in the league. The Rangers hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .388. He has 113 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 407 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .484 with an OPS+ of 128. Nomar Mazara is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 96 hits in 353 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .450. The Rangers as a unit have 922 base hits, including 184 doubles and 138 homers. Texas has walked 400 times this year and they have struck out on 1,071 occasions. They have had 776 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They have scored 4.7 runs per game and totaled 526 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rangers +117
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