Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners 5/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Austin Bibens-Dirkx vs. Felix Hernandez
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Austin Bibens-Dirkx for the Rangers and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
Texas opens at +167 while Seattle opens at -177. The Rangers have a 27-24-4 over/under record and a 23-32-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 29-23-0 against the run line and have a 27-25-0 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 27-24-4 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 23-32-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 27-25-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 29-23-0 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
05/28/18 SS Jean Segura Head is "?" Monday vs Texas Rangers
05/28/18 P Nick Vincent Groin 10-day DL (05/27)
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 22-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Austin Bibens-Dirkx has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 5.68 and a WHIP of 1.42 this year. He has 6 strikeouts over his 6.1 innings pitched and he's given up 8 hits. He's allowed 11.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 183 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 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 7.6 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 523 base hits and 262 earned runs. They have allowed 78 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 168 batters and struck out 412. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.76.
As a team Texas is hitting .227, good for 28th in the league. The Rangers hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 53 hits this season in 204 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .426 and an OPS+ of 110. Nomar Mazara is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 204 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Rangers have 418 hits, including 90 doubles and 65 home runs. Texas has walked 174 times so far this season and they have struck out 535 times as a unit. They have left 353 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 4.24 runs per contest and have scored a total of 233 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 32-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.58, Felix Hernandez has a 5-4 record and a 1.39 WHIP this season. He has 51 strikeouts over the 61.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.55 and they have given up 142 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 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 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 424 base knocks and 206 earned runs this season. They have given up 58 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 135 hitters and struck out 457 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.81.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 9th in the league. The Mariners hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 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 123. Kyle Seager is hitting .224 this season and he has an OBP of .283. He has collected 46 hits in 205 at bats while driving in 31 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .424. The Mariners as a unit have 451 base hits, including 91 doubles and 59 homers. Seattle has walked 149 times this year and they have struck out on 399 occasions. They have had 357 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.37 runs per game and totaled 227 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -177
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