Arizona Diamondbacks at Texas Rangers Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 7/17/2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray vs. Jesse Chavez
Eduardo Escobar and the Arizona Diamondbacks (47-47, 2nd in NL West) go to Globe Life Park on Wednesday where they'll meet the Texas Rangers (50-44, 3rd in AL West). The line on this contest has the Diamondbacks coming in at -115 and the Rangers are at +105. The over/under is set at 10.5.
The Diamondbacks have been a less than ideal play for baseball bettors, having gone 47-47-0 SU. The Rangers are covering 53.2% of the time, going 50-44-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been decent for baseball wagerers as favorites, going 19-16-0 SU. Texas is covering 47.1% of the time as the underdog, having gone 32-36-0 straight up.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks have been a decent Under pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 45-45-4.
Arizona is covering 51.9% of the time as the away team, having gone 27-25-0 straight up.
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
Texas is covering 62.0% of the time at Globe Life Park, going 31-19-0 SU.
The Rangers have been a decent Under pick for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 45-47-2.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/15/2019 Jon Duplantier RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/14/2019 Wilmer Flores 2B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 21
7/14/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
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
7/15/2019 Clayton Blackburn RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
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
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 Robbie Ray has a 7-6 record with an earned run average of 3.81 and a WHIP of 1.31 this season. He has 145 strikeouts over his 111 innings pitched and he's given up 89 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.04. 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 19th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 105 hits this season in 361 at bats with 68 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .537 and an OPS+ of 124. Ketel Marte is hitting .310 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 364 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .563. The Diamondbacks have 852 hits, including 181 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 3.84, Jesse Chavez has a 3-4 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 68 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 65 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. 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 10th 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 11th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .389. He has 97 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 333 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .508 with an OPS+ of 128. Elvis Andrus is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 103 hits in 343 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .443. 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 +105
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