Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners MLB Game Picks 5/29/2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Drew Smyly vs. Wade LeBlanc
Shin-Soo Choo and the Texas Rangers (25-26, 3rd in AL West) head to T-Mobile Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the Seattle Mariners (24-32, 5th in AL West). The line on this matchup has the Rangers priced at +115 and the Mariners are at -125. The O/U opens at 9.5.
The Rangers have been an inconsistent play for MLB bettors, having gone 25-26-0 SU. Seattle is covering 42.9% of the time, going 24-32-0 straight up. The Mariners have been a very good bet for wagerers as favorites, going 10-4-0 SU. Texas is covering 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 hot and cold Under choice for over/under bettors, having gone 27-23-1.
The Rangers are covering 30.8% of the time as a visitor, having gone 8-18-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners are covering 44.0% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 11-14-0 SU.
The Mariners have been an excellent Over choice for over/under bettors, having gone 35-19-2.
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
5/28/2019 Jose Leclerc RP Calf Probable for May 28
5/26/2019 Taylor Hearn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
5/22/2019 Willie Calhoun LF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/22/2019 Edinson Volquez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
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
5/27/2019 Dee Gordon 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 3
5/27/2019 Sam Tuivailala RP Achilles Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/27/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/27/2019 Gerson Bautista RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least May 29
5/23/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jun 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 25-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Drew Smyly has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 6.15 and a WHIP of 1.69 this season. He has 35 strikeouts over his 33.2 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 219 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 175 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.09. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 482 base hits and 255 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 204 batters and struck out 402. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.52 and their FIP as a unit is 4.80.
As a team Texas is hitting .253, good for 12th in the league. The Rangers hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .382. He has 53 hits this season in 184 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .533 and an OPS+ of 133. Nomar Mazara is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .306. He has totaled 45 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 178 at bats. His OPS+ is 86 while his slugging percentage is at .427. The Rangers have 441 hits, including 106 doubles and 80 home runs. Texas has walked 192 times so far this season and they have struck out 500 times as a unit. They have left 337 men on base and have a team OPS of .794. They score 5.59 runs per contest and have scored a total of 285 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 24-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.33, Wade LeBlanc has a 2-2 record and a 1.76 WHIP. He has 18 strikeouts over the 23.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 33 hits. He's allowing 12.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.37 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 215 batters and walked 108 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.12. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 533 base knocks and 281 earned runs this season. They have given up 96 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 177 hitters and struck out 447 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.01.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 22nd in the league. The Mariners hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Mitch Haniger comes into this matchup batting .229 with an OBP of .321. He has 49 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 214 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .481 with an OPS+ of 117. Domingo Santana is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .342. He has collected 59 hits in 212 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .491. The Mariners as a unit have 467 base hits, including 101 doubles and 98 homers. Seattle has walked 203 times this year and they have struck out on 547 occasions. They have had 377 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 5.09 runs per game and totaled 285 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -125
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