Detroit Tigers at Texas Rangers MLB Parlay 8/4/2019
Sunday, August 4, 2019
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Pedro Payano
Globe Life Park is the venue where Elvis Andrus and the Texas Rangers (55-54, 3rd in AL West) will play the Detroit Tigers (32-73, 5th in AL Central) on Sunday.
The Tigers have been great for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 32-73-0 SU. Texas covers 50.5% of the time, going 55-54-0 straight up.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers have been a good Under bet for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 47-52-6.
Detroit covers 34.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 19-36-0 straight up.
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Rangers are covering 60.0% of the time at Globe Life Park, going 33-22-0 SU.
The Rangers have been a good Under bet for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 52-55-2.
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
8/2/2019 Spencer Turnbull SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
8/2/2019 Victor Alcantara RP Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/30/2019 Christin Stewart LF Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
7/24/2019 Josh Harrison 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/24/2019 Grayson Greiner C Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 27
7/13/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
4/30/2019 Matt Moore SP Knee Out for the season
3/23/2019 Michael Fulmer SP Elbow Out for the season
10/25/2019 Artie Lewicki RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
8/2/2019 Shawn Kelley RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/31/2019 Clayton Blackburn RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/28/2019 Jesse Biddle RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
7/28/2019 Edinson Volquez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/26/2019 Yohander Mendez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/25/2019 Joey Gallo CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
7/23/2019 Luke Farrell SP Jaw Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
7/13/2019 Taylor Hearn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
6/28/2019 Jeffrey Springs RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 32-73 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has a 1-8 record with an earned run average of 7.23 and a WHIP of 1.64 this season. He has 45 strikeouts over his 66 innings pitched and he's given up 88 hits. He's allowed 12 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 403 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 361 hitters and walked 175 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.09. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,003 base hits and 532 earned runs. They have allowed 158 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 340 batters and struck out 866. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.77.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .232, good for 30th in the league. The Tigers hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Niko Goodrum is hitting .251 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 91 hits this season in 362 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 94. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 343 at bats. His OPS+ is 90 while his slugging percentage is at .376. The Tigers have 840 hits, including 197 doubles and 98 home runs. Detroit has walked 274 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,042 times as a unit. They have left 702 men on base and have a team OPS of .671. They score 3.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 380 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 55-54 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.18, Pedro Payano has a 1-0 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 11 strikeouts over the 11.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 9 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 425 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 400 batters and walked 181 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,021 base knocks and 539 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 379 hitters and struck out 938 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.79.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 13th in the league. The Rangers hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Elvis Andrus comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .320. He has 113 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 398 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .412 with an OPS+ of 86. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .371. He has collected 108 hits in 392 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .482. The Rangers as a unit have 952 base hits, including 214 doubles and 157 homers. Texas has walked 363 times this year and they have struck out on 1,081 occasions. They have had 714 men left on base and have an OPS of .771. They have scored 5.31 runs per game and totaled 579 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers and over the total runs
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