Texas Rangers at San Francisco Giants 8/24/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, August 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Hutchison vs. Dereck Rodriguez
The Texas Rangers visit AT&T Park on Friday, August 24, 2018 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Drew Hutchison for the Rangers and Dereck Rodriguez for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +156 and San Francisco at -166. The Rangers have a 61-59-9 over/under record and a 67-62-0 run line mark. The Giants are 65-63-0 against the run line and have a 58-64-6 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 61-59-9 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 67-62-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 58-64-6 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 65-63-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
08/17/18 CF Delino DeShields Finger 10-day DL (08/17)
07/28/18 RF Ryan Rua Back 10-day DL (07/28)
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)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/17/18 P Dereck Rodriguez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/13)
08/07/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (08/11)
07/31/18 3B Pablo Sandoval Hamstring 60-day DL (07/31)
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (07/15)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 57-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Hutchison has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 5.71 and a WHIP of 1.67 this year. He has 27 strikeouts over his 34.2 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 424 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 404 hitters and walked 150 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 1,229 base hits and 632 earned runs. They have allowed 178 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 369 batters and struck out 897. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.73.
As a team Texas is hitting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Rangers hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .394. He has 131 hits this season in 464 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .483 and an OPS+ of 129. Nomar Mazara is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 101 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 380 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .442. The Rangers have 1,069 hits, including 218 doubles and 156 home runs. Texas has walked 463 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,211 times as a unit. They have left 895 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 615 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 62-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.25, Dereck Rodriguez has a 6-1 record and a 1.00 WHIP this year. He has 65 strikeouts over the 80 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 61 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 419 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 448 batters and walked 168 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,117 base knocks and 510 earned runs this season. They have given up 122 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 410 hitters and struck out 1,004 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 3.94.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 18th in the league. The Giants hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .335. He has 115 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 436 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .411 with an OPS+ of 102. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 117 hits in 459 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Giants as a unit have 1,089 base hits, including 219 doubles and 110 homers. San Francisco has walked 373 times this year and they have struck out on 1,121 occasions. They have had 903 men left on base and have an OPS of .689. They have scored 3.95 runs per game and totaled 506 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rangers +156 and over 8 total runs
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