Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers MLB Point Spread Picks 5/22/2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Marco Gonzales vs. Adrian Sampson
Domingo Santana and the Seattle Mariners (23-27, 5th in AL West) go to Globe Life Park on Wednesday where they'll meet the Texas Rangers (22-23, 2nd in AL West). The odds on this game have the Mariners priced at -103 and the Rangers are at -107. The total opens at 11.5.
The Mariners have been an inconsistent bet for baseball bettors, having gone 23-27-0 SU. The Rangers are covering 48.9% of the time, going 22-23-0 straight up. The Rangers have been bad for Las Vegas as a favorite, going 7-2-0 SU. Seattle has went 13-24-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 35.1% of the time.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners have been a very good Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 34-14-2.
Seattle is covering 45.8% of the time as a visitor, having gone 11-13-0 straight up.
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Rangers are covering 65.2% of the time at Globe Life Park, going 15-8-0 SU.
The Rangers have been a very good Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 26-18-1.
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 23-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marco Gonzales has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.35 this season. He has 45 strikeouts over his 61.2 innings pitched and he's given up 65 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.56 and they have given up 180 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 196 hitters and walked 102 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.19. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 485 base hits and 257 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 163 batters and struck out 403. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 5.02.
As a team Seattle is hitting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Mariners hold a .463 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 52 hits this season in 191 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 122. Mitch Haniger is hitting .237 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 45 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 190 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .505. The Mariners have 420 hits, including 90 doubles and 92 home runs. Seattle has walked 182 times so far this season and they have struck out 490 times as a unit. They have left 332 men on base and have a team OPS of .783. They score 5.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 267 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 22-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.79, Adrian Sampson has a 1-3 record and a 1.55 WHIP. He has 24 strikeouts over the 41.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 52 hits. He's allowing 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 199 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 152 batters and walked 84 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.25. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 433 base knocks and 233 earned runs this season. They have given up 62 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 183 hitters and struck out 346 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.54 while their FIP as a staff is 4.91.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 4th in the league. The Rangers hold a .472 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .308. He has 39 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 157 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .427 with an OPS+ of 88. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .397. He has collected 48 hits in 162 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .531. The Rangers as a unit have 400 base hits, including 91 doubles and 74 homers. Texas has walked 173 times this year and they have struck out on 440 occasions. They have had 295 men left on base and have an OPS of .811. They have scored 5.87 runs per game and totaled 264 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners -103
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