Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers MLB Point Spread Picks 5/21/2019
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Tommy Milone vs. Lance Lynn
Globe Life Park is the site where Shin-Soo Choo and the Texas Rangers (21-23, 3rd in AL West) will play the Seattle Mariners (23-26, 4th in AL West) on Tuesday. The Mariners open this matchup at +130 while the Rangers are coming in at -140. The total is set at 8.5.
The Mariners have been a hot and cold bet for baseball wagerers, having gone 23-26-0 SU. Texas is covering 47.7% of the time, going 21-23-0 straight up. The Rangers have been terrible for Las Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 6-2-0 SU. Seattle has went 13-23-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 36.1% of the time.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners have been a great Over pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 33-14-2.
The Mariners are covering 47.8% of the time away from home, having gone 11-12-0 straight up.
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Rangers are covering 63.6% of the time at Globe Life Park, going 14-8-0 SU.
The Rangers have been a great Over pick for over/under wagerers, having gone 25-18-1.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/12/19 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day IL (05/12)
05/10/19 3B Dylan Moore Wrist 10-day IL (05/10)
04/11/19 3B Kyle Seager Hand 60-day IL (03/17)
04/02/19 P Hunter Strickland Side 60-day IL (04/02)
03/25/19 P Gerson Bautista Pectoral 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 10-day IL (03/17)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
05/15/19 SS Elvis Andrus Hamstring 10-day IL (05/15)
05/09/19 P Shawn Kelley Infection 10-day IL (05/06)
04/26/19 P Taylor Hearn Elbow 10-day IL (04/26)
04/13/19 P Edinson Volquez Elbow 60-day IL (04/05)
04/01/19 P Yohander Mendez Elbow 60-day IL (04/01)
03/25/19 P Luke Farrell Jaw 60-day IL (03/28)
03/25/19 RF Scott Heineman Shoulder 60-day IL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 23-26 overall record this season. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.50 and they have given up 176 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 193 hitters and walked 102 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.08. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 470 base hits and 247 earned runs. They have allowed 82 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 162 batters and struck out 396. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
As a team Seattle is hitting .242, good for 22nd in the league. The Mariners hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Mitch Haniger is hitting .232 with an on-base percentage of .330. He has 43 hits this season in 185 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .508 and an OPS+ of 128. Domingo Santana is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 186 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .478. The Mariners have 407 hits, including 88 doubles and 90 home runs. Seattle has walked 180 times so far this season and they have struck out 475 times as a unit. They have left 326 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 258 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 21-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.94, Lance Lynn has a 5-3 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 49 strikeouts over the 54.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 60 hits. He's allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.77 and they have given up 192 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 148 batters and walked 83 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.16. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 420 base knocks and 224 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 181 hitters and struck out 331 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.54 while their FIP as a staff is 4.96.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 8th in the league. The Rangers hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .397. He has 46 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 157 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .529 with an OPS+ of 138. Nomar Mazara is hitting .243 this season and he has an OBP of .305. He has collected 37 hits in 152 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 86 and a slugging percentage of .421. The Rangers as a unit have 385 base hits, including 86 doubles and 69 homers. Texas has walked 172 times this year and they have struck out on 433 occasions. They have had 290 men left on base and have an OPS of .798. They have scored 5.77 runs per game and totaled 254 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +130
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