Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers MLB Tips 9/1/2019
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Globe Life Park
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Yusei Kikuchi vs. Mike Minor
Globe Life Park is the site where Shin-Soo Choo and the Texas Rangers (66-70, 3rd in AL West) will take on the Seattle Mariners (57-79, 5th in AL West) on Sunday. The Mariners open this game at +150 while the Rangers are priced at -180. The O/U has been set at 10.
The Mariners have been a less than ideal option for MLB bettors, having gone 57-79-0 SU. Texas covers 48.5% of the time, going 66-70-0 straight up.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners have been a rough Under choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 78-53-5.
Seattle covers 40.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 26-39-0 straight up.
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Rangers are covering 58.2% of the time at Globe Life Park, going 39-28-0 SU.
The Rangers have been a less than ideal Under choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 60-72-4.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
8/26/2019 Domingo Santana LF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/25/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
8/23/2019 Brandon Brennan RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/23/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Out for the season
8/15/2019 Austin Adams RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/12/2019 Braden Bishop CF Chest Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/7/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/7/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Hip Out for the season
8/7/2019 Dan Altavilla RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
8/30/2019 Adrian Sampson SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
8/27/2019 Hunter Pence DH Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 3
8/26/2019 Jesse Chavez RP Elbow Out for the season
8/25/2019 Nomar Mazara RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/23/2019 Jeffrey Springs RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/19/2019 Edinson Volquez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/19/2019 Joey Gallo CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/15/2019 Clayton Blackburn RP Elbow Out for the season
8/5/2019 Taylor Hearn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
7/28/2019 Jesse Biddle RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 57-79 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi has a 5-9 record with an earned run average of 5.36 and a WHIP of 1.48 this season. He has 104 strikeouts over his 139.1 innings pitched and he's given up 160 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 544 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 546 hitters and walked 243 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.06. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 1,270 base hits and 676 earned runs. They have allowed 230 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 407 batters and struck out 1,037. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 5.09.
As a team Seattle is hitting .241, good for 27th in the league. The Mariners hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Omar Narvaez is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 105 hits this season in 370 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .465 and an OPS+ of 121. Daniel Vogelbach is hitting .214 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 69 men in 402 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Mariners have 1,112 hits, including 222 doubles and 211 home runs. Seattle has walked 493 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,319 times as a unit. They have left 908 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 4.85 runs per contest and have scored a total of 659 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 66-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.25, Mike Minor has a 11-8 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 175 strikeouts over the 174.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 153 hits. He's allowing 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 513 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 499 batters and walked 218 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,261 base knocks and 654 earned runs this season. They have given up 190 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 476 hitters and struck out 1,159 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 4.68.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 23rd in the league. The Rangers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .370. He has 125 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 475 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .455 with an OPS+ of 108. Elvis Andrus is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .312. He has collected 136 hits in 498 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 79 and a slugging percentage of .398. The Rangers as a unit have 1,145 base hits, including 255 doubles and 187 homers. Texas has walked 453 times this year and they have struck out on 1,347 occasions. They have had 903 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.96 runs per game and totaled 675 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Rangers (-180)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Josh Schonwald
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks