Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 9/17/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Monday, September 17, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Glasnow vs. Adrian Sampson
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Globe Life Park on Monday, September 17, 2018 to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are Tyler Glasnow for the Rays and Adrian Sampson for the Rangers.
The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at -180 and Texas at +170. The Rays have a 64-77-6 over/under record and a 85-62-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 75-73-0 against the run line and have a 71-68-9 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 64-77-6 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 85-62-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 71-68-9 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 75-73-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
09/05/18 SS Daniel Robertson Thumb 60-day DL (08/04)
08/31/18 C Michael Perez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/29)
07/11/18 P Jose Alvarado Personal is out indefinitely
07/04/18 P Vidal Nuno Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
06/30/18 P Wilmer Font Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/18/18 3B Christian Arroyo Oblique 10-day DL (06/17)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
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)
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 Rays have a 81-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow has a 1-6 record with an earned run average of 4.48 and a WHIP of 1.27 this year. He has 115 strikeouts over his 94.1 innings pitched and he's given up 74 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 636 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 676 hitters and walked 259 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 1,116 base hits and 532 earned runs. They have allowed 141 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 454 batters and struck out 1,278. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.75.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .257, good for 5th in the league. The Rays hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Matt Duffy is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 140 hits this season in 472 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .369 and an OPS+ of 105. Joey Wendle is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 439 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .421. The Rays have 1,279 hits, including 243 doubles and 135 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 474 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,262 times as a unit. They have left 1,037 men on base and have a team OPS of .733. They score 4.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 638 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 64-84 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.06, Adrian Sampson has a 0-1 record and a 1.31 WHIP this year. He has 3 strikeouts over the 5.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 6 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 8.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 512 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 485 batters and walked 187 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.95. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,390 base knocks and 722 earned runs this season. They have given up 207 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 437 hitters and struck out 1,031 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.79.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 23rd in the league. The Rangers hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .383. He has 143 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 529 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .448 with an OPS+ of 117. Nomar Mazara is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 119 hits in 443 at bats while driving in 74 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .458. The Rangers as a unit have 1,211 base hits, including 246 doubles and 181 homers. Texas has walked 528 times this year and they have struck out on 1,357 occasions. They have had 1,014 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.73 runs per game and totaled 700 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rays -180 and over 9 total runs
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