Arizona Diamondbacks at Texas Rangers Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 7/16/2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Young vs. Lance Lynn
Globe Life Park is the venue where Elvis Andrus and the Texas Rangers (50-44, 3rd in AL West) will play the Arizona Diamondbacks (47-47, 2nd in NL West) on Tuesday. The odds on this matchup have the Diamondbacks coming in at +145 and the Rangers are at -155. The total has been set at 10.5.
The Diamondbacks have been a decent option for MLB wagerers, having gone 47-46-0 SU. Texas is covering 53.8% of the time, going 50-43-0 straight up. The Rangers have been a very good bet for bettors as a favorite, going 18-8-0 SU. Arizona is covering 47.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 28-31-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a hot and cold Under play for over/under wagerers, having gone 45-44-4.
Arizona is covering 52.9% of the time on the road, having gone 27-24-0 straight up.
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Rangers are covering 63.3% of the time at Globe Life Park, going 31-18-0 SU.
The Rangers have been a good Under play for over/under wagerers, having gone 44-47-2.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/15/2019 Jon Duplantier RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/14/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
7/14/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/13/2019 Taylor Clarke SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/13/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
5/30/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
7/13/2019 Taylor Hearn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/13/2019 Hunter Pence DH Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 16
7/12/2019 Yohander Mendez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/11/2019 Luke Farrell SP Jaw Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/8/2019 Isiah Kiner-Falefa C Finger Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/5/2019 Kyle Dowdy RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 16
7/1/2019 Clayton Blackburn RP Elbow Probable for Jul 15
6/28/2019 Jeffrey Springs RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
5/22/2019 Edinson Volquez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 47-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Young has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 0.68 and a WHIP of 0.38 this season. He has 9 strikeouts over his 13.1 innings pitched and he's given up 3 hits. He's allowed 2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.35 and they have given up 316 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 322 hitters and walked 135 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 798 base hits and 398 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 299 batters and struck out 817. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.21.
As a team Arizona is hitting .257, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Ketel Marte is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 113 hits this season in 364 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .563 and an OPS+ of 135. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 105 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 361 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .537. The Diamondbacks have 852 hits, including 180 doubles and 133 home runs. Arizona has walked 286 times so far this season and they have struck out 798 times as a unit. They have left 654 men on base and have a team OPS of .766. They score 5.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 472 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 50-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.69, Lance Lynn has a 12-4 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 134 strikeouts over the 122 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 120 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 374 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 341 batters and walked 157 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 880 base knocks and 453 earned runs this season. They have given up 135 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 331 hitters and struck out 799 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.72.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 16th in the league. The Rangers hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Elvis Andrus comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .339. He has 103 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 343 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .443 with an OPS+ of 99. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .389. He has collected 97 hits in 333 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .508. The Rangers as a unit have 813 base hits, including 191 doubles and 133 homers. Texas has walked 333 times this year and they have struck out on 947 occasions. They have had 620 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 5.41 runs per game and totaled 509 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Diamondbacks/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers -155
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