Texas Rangers at Arizona Diamondbacks 7/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Martin Perez vs. Robbie Ray
The Texas Rangers visit Chase Field on Monday, July 30, 2018 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Martin Perez for the Rangers and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +194 and Arizona at -210. The Rangers have a 50-49-7 over/under record and a 53-53-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 58-48-0 against the run line and have a 49-52-5 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 50-49-7 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 53-53-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 49-52-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 58-48-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
07/28/18 RF Ryan Rua Back 10-day DL (07/28)
07/20/18 RF Nomar Mazara Thumb 10-day DL (07/17)
07/05/18 P Chris Martin Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
07/27/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder 10-day DL (07/27)
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 10-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/30/18 SS Deven Marrero Oblique 10-day DL (06/29)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 44-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Martin Perez has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 7.08 and a WHIP of 2.02 this season. He has 25 strikeouts over his 40.2 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He's allowed 13.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 354 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 331 hitters and walked 128 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 1,007 base hits and 510 earned runs. They have allowed 140 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 310 batters and struck out 752. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.67.
As a team Texas is hitting .241, good for 25th in the league. The Rangers hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .395. He has 108 hits this season in 384 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .482 and an OPS+ of 130. Nomar Mazara is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 353 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .450. The Rangers have 864 hits, including 169 doubles and 127 home runs. Texas has walked 378 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,007 times as a unit. They have left 738 men on base and have a team OPS of .726. They score 4.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 482 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 58-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.90, Robbie Ray has a 3-2 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 81 strikeouts over the 60.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 57 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.98 and they have given up 290 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 311 batters and walked 132 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 849 base knocks and 386 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 327 hitters and struck out 926 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.01.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 27th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. A.J. Pollock comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .351. He has 64 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 221 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .561 with an OPS+ of 133. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 109 hits in 393 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .517. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 837 base hits, including 173 doubles and 111 homers. Arizona has walked 384 times this year and they have struck out on 961 occasions. They have had 711 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They have scored 4.49 runs per game and totaled 476 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rangers +194
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