Texas Rangers at San Francisco Giants 8/26/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, August 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Yovani Gallardo vs. Derek Holland
The Texas Rangers visit AT&T Park on Sunday, August 26, 2018 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Yovani Gallardo for the Rangers and Derek Holland for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +149 and San Francisco at -159. The Rangers have a 62-59-9 over/under record and a 68-62-0 run line mark. The Giants are 66-64-0 against the run line and have a 59-65-6 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 62-59-9 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 68-62-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 59-65-6 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 66-64-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
08/25/18 P Bartolo Colon Back 10-day DL (08/21)
08/24/18 RF Joey Gallo Ankle left last game, is questionable Saturday vs San Francisco Giants
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
08/07/18 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 58-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo has a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 6.06 and a WHIP of 1.57 this year. He has 39 strikeouts over his 62.1 innings pitched and he's given up 68 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 428 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 413 hitters and walked 152 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 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 collectively have given up 1,240 base hits and 638 earned runs. They have allowed 179 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 375 batters and struck out 908. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
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. Nomar Mazara is hitting .266 with an on-base percentage of .327. He has 102 hits this season in 384 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .440 and an OPS+ of 99. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .392. He has totaled 132 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 470 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .479. The Rangers have 1,079 hits, including 218 doubles and 158 home runs. Texas has walked 469 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,217 times as a unit. They have left 904 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.78 runs per contest and have scored a total of 622 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 63-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.75, Derek Holland has a 6-8 record and a 1.30 WHIP this year. He has 137 strikeouts over the 134.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 125 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 426 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 451 batters and walked 172 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 3.95. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,132 base knocks and 516 earned runs this season. They have given up 125 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 417 hitters and struck out 1,019 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 3.95.
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. Andrew McCutchen comes into this matchup batting .255 with an OBP of .354. He has 119 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 467 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .415 with an OPS+ of 109. Brandon Crawford is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 117 hits in 444 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .408. The Giants as a unit have 1,105 base hits, including 220 doubles and 112 homers. San Francisco has walked 383 times this year and they have struck out on 1,147 occasions. They have had 919 men left on base and have an OPS of .688. They have scored 3.96 runs per game and totaled 515 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rangers +149 and over 8.5 total runs
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