Texas Rangers at Baltimore Orioles MLB Tips 9/7/2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Edinson Volquez vs. Aaron Brooks
Trey Mancini and the Baltimore Orioles (46-94, 5th in AL East) host the Texas Rangers (69-73, 3rd in AL West) at Oriole Park on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The Orioles open this matchup at -105 while the Rangers are coming in at -115. The over/under has been set at 9.5.
The Rangers have been pretty good for baseball bettors, having gone 69-73-0 SU. The Orioles cover 32.9% of the time, going 46-94-0 straight up.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Rangers have been a good Under play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 62-76-4.
The Rangers cover 39.7% of the time as the visitor, having gone 29-44-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore covers 31.9% of the time at Oriole Park, going 22-47-0 SU.
The Orioles have been an inconsistent Under play for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 69-61-10.
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Key Texas Rangers Injuries
9/5/2019 Brock Burke SP Illness Probable for Sep 6
9/5/2019 Nomar Mazara RF Oblique Probable for Sep 6
9/1/2019 Hunter Pence DH Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
8/26/2019 Jesse Chavez RP Elbow Out for the season
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
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 69-73 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Edinson Volquez has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 7.45 and a WHIP of 2.17 this season. He has 7 strikeouts over his 9.2 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 8.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 539 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 523 hitters and walked 230 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.87. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 1,316 base hits and 682 earned runs. They have allowed 200 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 498 batters and struck out 1,201. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Texas is hitting .245, good for 24th in the league. The Rangers hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Elvis Andrus is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .313. He has 143 hits this season in 521 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .397 and an OPS+ of 79. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .261 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 129 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 494 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .453. The Rangers have 1,187 hits, including 262 doubles and 193 home runs. Texas has walked 467 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,401 times as a unit. They have left 939 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 693 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 46-94 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.81, Aaron Brooks has a 4-7 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 74 strikeouts over the 93 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 104 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.05 and they have given up 599 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 525 batters and walked 250 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.7. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,323 base knocks and 783 earned runs this season. They have given up 271 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 485 hitters and struck out 1,066 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 5.67.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 21st in the league. The Orioles hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Trey Mancini comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .350. He has 143 hits this year along with 76 RBI in 515 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .515 with an OPS+ of 126. Jonathan Villar is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 152 hits in 544 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .460. The Orioles as a unit have 1,184 base hits, including 218 doubles and 177 homers. Baltimore has walked 381 times this year and they have struck out on 1,244 occasions. They have had 903 men left on base and have an OPS of .720. They have scored 4.36 runs per game and totaled 611 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles (-105)
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