Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners 9/30/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Yovani Gallardo vs. Roenis Elias
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Texas Rangers and the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, September 30, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Yovani Gallardo for the Rangers and Roenis Elias for the Mariners.
Texas opens at +140 while Seattle opens at -165. The Rangers have a 77-74-9 over/under record and a 80-80-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 77-83-0 against the run line and have a 79-79-2 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 77-74-9 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 80-80-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 79-79-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 77-83-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
07/04/18 P Tony Barnette Shoulder 60-day DL (07/04)
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 Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/08/18 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 60-day DL (08/08)
08/04/18 P Juan Nicasio Knee is out for season
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 67-93 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 6.40 and a WHIP of 1.63 this year. He has 55 strikeouts over his 90 innings pitched and he's given up 101 hits. He's allowed 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have given up 573 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 527 hitters and walked 213 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.5 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 4.94. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 1,500 base hits and 777 earned runs. They have allowed 222 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 489 batters and struck out 1,110. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.82.
As a team Texas is hitting .240, good for 23rd in the league. The Rangers hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Nomar Mazara is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .318. He has 125 hits this season in 485 at bats with 77 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .437 and an OPS+ of 95. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 147 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 557 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .434. The Rangers have 1,294 hits, including 265 doubles and 193 home runs. Texas has walked 555 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,462 times as a unit. They have left 1,083 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.59 runs per contest and have scored a total of 735 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 87-73 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.93, Roenis Elias has a 2-1 record and a 1.33 WHIP this season. He has 30 strikeouts over the 46 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 45 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.79 and they have given up 506 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 547 batters and walked 174 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,382 base knocks and 662 earned runs this season. They have given up 194 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 400 hitters and struck out 1,306 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.08.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 9th in the league. The Mariners hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Dee Gordon comes into this matchup batting .268 with an OBP of .288. He has 148 hits this year along with 35 RBI in 553 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .345 with an OPS+ of 78. Mitch Haniger is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 169 hits in 594 at bats while driving in 92 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .493. The Mariners as a unit have 1,386 base hits, including 253 doubles and 176 homers. Seattle has walked 428 times this year and they have struck out on 1,210 occasions. They have had 1,072 men left on base and have an OPS of .723. They have scored 4.19 runs per game and totaled 670 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -165
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