Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners MLB Game Picks 5/28/2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Adrian Sampson vs. Marco Gonzales
Nomar Mazara and the Texas Rangers (25-25, 3rd in AL West) travel to T-Mobile Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Seattle Mariners (23-32, 5th in AL West). The odds on this contest have the Rangers priced at +120 and the Mariners are at -130. The over/under is set at 9.5.
The Rangers have been a dicey choice for MLB bettors, having gone 25-25-0 SU. Seattle covers 41.8% of the time, going 23-32-0 straight up. The Mariners have been a great choice for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 10-4-0 SU. The Rangers cover 42.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 17-23-0 straight up.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Rangers have been a bad Under bet for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 27-22-1.
Texas covers 32.0% of the time as a visitor, having gone 8-17-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners cover 41.7% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 10-14-0 SU.
The Mariners have been a bad Under bet for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 35-18-2.
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
5/26/2019 Taylor Hearn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
5/22/2019 Edinson Volquez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
5/22/2019 Willie Calhoun LF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/15/2019 Scott Heineman LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/15/2019 Clayton Blackburn RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least May 29
4/1/2019 Yohander Mendez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
3/28/2019 Luke Farrell SP Jaw Expected to be out until at least May 29
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
5/25/2019 Sam Tuivailala RP Achilles Expected to be out until at least May 31
5/23/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
5/21/2019 Dee Gordon 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least May 31
5/21/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Back Expected to be out until at least May 31
5/18/2019 Gerson Bautista RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least May 29
5/9/2019 Hunter Strickland RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 5
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 25-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adrian Sampson has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.44 and a WHIP of 1.46 this season. He has 29 strikeouts over his 46.2 innings pitched and he's given up 56 hits. He's allowed 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 217 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 171 hitters and walked 90 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.06. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 473 base hits and 249 earned runs. They have allowed 67 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 198 batters and struck out 388. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.52 and their FIP as a unit is 4.81.
As a team Texas is hitting .254, good for 12th in the league. The Rangers hold a .464 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Nomar Mazara is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .302. He has 43 hits this season in 174 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .425 and an OPS+ of 85. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .389. He has totaled 53 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 180 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .544. The Rangers have 435 hits, including 104 doubles and 79 home runs. Texas has walked 191 times so far this season and they have struck out 488 times as a unit. They have left 332 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 5.66 runs per contest and have scored a total of 283 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 23-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.41, Marco Gonzales has a 5-4 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 48 strikeouts over the 68.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 72 hits. He's allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.47 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 210 batters and walked 108 opposing hitters. 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 5.17. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 527 base knocks and 279 earned runs this season. They have given up 95 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 176 hitters and struck out 435 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 5.06.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 21st in the league. The Mariners hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .339. He has 58 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 209 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .493 with an OPS+ of 126. Mitch Haniger is hitting .233 this season and he has an OBP of .324. He has collected 49 hits in 210 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .490. The Mariners as a unit have 458 base hits, including 100 doubles and 97 homers. Seattle has walked 197 times this year and they have struck out on 533 occasions. They have had 368 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 5.07 runs per game and totaled 279 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -130
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