Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners 5/28/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, May 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Doug Fister vs. Marco Gonzales
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners on Monday, May 28, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Doug Fister for the Rangers and Marco Gonzales for the Mariners.
Texas opens at +143 while Seattle opens at -153. The Rangers have a 27-23-4 over/under record and a 23-31-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 28-23-0 against the run line and have a 27-24-0 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 27-23-4 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 23-31-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 27-24-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 28-23-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
05/21/18 P Matt Moore Knee 10-day DL (05/19)
05/15/18 3B Adrian Beltre Hamstring 10-day DL (05/14)
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
04/30/18 P Martin Perez Elbow 10-day DL (04/30)
04/22/18 CF Carlos Tocci Hip 10-day DL (04/22)
04/16/18 P Tim Lincecum Blister 60-day DL (03/26)
04/13/18 SS Elvis Andrus Elbow 60-day DL (04/12)
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 Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/26/18 SS Jean Segura Head left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Minnesota Twins
05/23/18 CF Dee Gordon Toe 10-day DL (05/21)
05/13/18 2B Robinson Cano Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 8/14 vs Oakland Athletics)
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
05/01/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Arm 10-day DL (05/01)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 22-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Doug Fister has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 4.22 and a WHIP of 1.49 this year. He has 35 strikeouts over his 49 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He's allowed 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 182 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 173 hitters and walked 71 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 514 base hits and 257 earned runs. They have allowed 76 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 165 batters and struck out 410. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Texas is hitting .227, good for 29th in the league. The Rangers hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .259 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 52 hits this season in 201 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .423 and an OPS+ of 108. Nomar Mazara is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .335. He has totaled 54 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 201 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .502. The Rangers have 409 hits, including 87 doubles and 63 home runs. Texas has walked 171 times so far this season and they have struck out 524 times as a unit. They have left 346 men on base and have a team OPS of .692. They score 4.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 230 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 31-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.05, Marco Gonzales has a 4-3 record and a 1.35 WHIP this season. He has 49 strikeouts over the 53.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 61 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.21. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.57 and they have given up 142 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 193 batters and walked 53 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 420 base knocks and 205 earned runs this season. They have given up 58 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 135 hitters and struck out 455 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.82.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 11th in the league. The Mariners hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .324 with an OBP of .341. He has 69 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 213 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .465 with an OPS+ of 122. Kyle Seager is hitting .219 this season and he has an OBP of .279. He has collected 44 hits in 201 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 88 and a slugging percentage of .408. The Mariners as a unit have 440 base hits, including 90 doubles and 58 homers. Seattle has walked 148 times this year and they have struck out on 390 occasions. They have had 350 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.39 runs per game and totaled 224 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -153
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