Texas Rangers at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Point Spread Picks 4/10/2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Lance Lynn vs. Robbie Ray
The Texas Rangers visit Chase Field on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Lance Lynn for the Rangers and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +139 and Arizona at -149. The Rangers have a 5-5-0 over/under record and a 6-4-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 7-3-0 against the run line and have a 7-2-1 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 5-5-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 6-4-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 7-2-1 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 7-3-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
04/07/19 1B Ronald Guzman Hamstring 10-day IL (04/07)
04/05/19 P Edinson Volquez Elbow 10-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
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/08/19 C Alex Avila Quad 10-day IL (04/08)
04/05/19 3B Jake Lamb Quad 10-day IL (04/04)
03/28/19 P T.J. McFarland Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 RF Steven Souza Jr. ACL 10-day IL (03/26); is out for season
03/25/19 P Silvino Bracho Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Taijuan Walker Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 5-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lance Lynn has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 6.39 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 10 strikeouts over his 12.2 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 10.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 43 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 33 hitters and walked 22 batters. As a team, Texas allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 5.38. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 98 base hits and 52 earned runs. They have allowed 15 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 48 batters and struck out 68. They have walked 5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.68 and their FIP as a unit is 5.55.
As a team Texas is hitting .239, good for 15th in the league. The Rangers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Joey Gallo is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .447. He has 7 hits this season in 28 at bats with 11 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .714 and an OPS+ of 208. Elvis Andrus is hitting .366 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .381. He has totaled 15 hits and he has driven in 5 men in 41 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Rangers have 76 hits, including 15 doubles and 14 home runs. Texas has walked 41 times so far this season and they have struck out 97 times as a unit. They have left 59 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 4.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 49 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 5-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.35, Robbie Ray has a 0-1 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 10.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He's allowing 4.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.32 and they have given up 46 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .311 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 24 batters and walked 24 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 9.5 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 6.3. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 95 base knocks and 63 earned runs this season. They have given up 22 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 47 hitters and struck out 76 batters. They give up a walk 4.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.58 while their FIP as a staff is 6.23.
As a team, they are batting .288, good for 3rd in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .528 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.7 hits per contest. Christian Walker comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .323. He has 8 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 29 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .690 with an OPS+ of 156. Adam Jones is hitting .364 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 16 hits in 44 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 182 and a slugging percentage of .727. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 107 base hits, including 30 doubles and 19 homers. Arizona has walked 25 times this year and they have struck out on 85 occasions. They have had 62 men left on base and have an OPS of .859. They have scored 6.1 runs per game and totaled 61 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Rangers +139
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