Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 9/19/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ryan Yarbrough vs. Yohander Mendez
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Globe Life Park on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are Ryan Yarbrough for the Rays and Yohander Mendez for the Rangers.
The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at -200 and Texas at +170. The Rays have a 65-78-6 over/under record and a 86-63-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 75-75-0 against the run line and have a 72-69-9 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 65-78-6 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 86-63-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 72-69-9 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 75-75-0 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
09/17/18 RF Joey Gallo Toe is questionable Tuesday vs Tampa Bay Rays
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 83-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ryan Yarbrough has a 14-5 record with an earned run average of 3.79 and a WHIP of 1.26 this year. He has 117 strikeouts over his 135.1 innings pitched and he's given up 126 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 640 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 685 hitters and walked 264 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 3.62. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 1,122 base hits and 536 earned runs. They have allowed 142 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 461 batters and struck out 1,295. 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 3.74.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .258, good for 4th in the league. The Rays hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Matt Duffy is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 141 hits this season in 475 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .371 and an OPS+ of 106. Joey Wendle is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 129 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 442 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .423. The Rays have 1,296 hits, including 248 doubles and 138 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 482 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,272 times as a unit. They have left 1,051 men on base and have a team OPS of .735. They score 4.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 646 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 64-86 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.86, Yohander Mendez has a 2-1 record and a 1.29 WHIP this year. He has 11 strikeouts over the 18.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 15 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have given up 518 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 490 batters and walked 194 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 4.96. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,406 base knocks and 732 earned runs this season. They have given up 210 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 446 hitters and struck out 1,045 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 .241, good for 23rd in the league. The Rangers hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .383. He has 143 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 532 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .445 with an OPS+ of 117. Nomar Mazara is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 120 hits in 450 at bats while driving in 74 runs. He has an OPS+ of 102 and a slugging percentage of .453. The Rangers as a unit have 1,221 base hits, including 250 doubles and 183 homers. Texas has walked 534 times this year and they have struck out on 1,375 occasions. They have had 1,028 men left on base and have an OPS of .730. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 703 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rays -200 and over 9 total runs
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