Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners MLB Game Picks 7/22/2019
Monday, July 22, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Adrian Sampson vs. Marco Gonzales
Omar Narvaez and the Seattle Mariners (40-61, 5th in AL West) host the Texas Rangers (50-48, 3rd in AL West) at T-Mobile Park on Monday, July 22, 2019. The Rangers open this matchup at +130 while the Mariners are priced at -140. The total has been set at 10.
The Rangers have been decent for wagerers, having gone 50-48-0 SU. Seattle is covering 39.6% of the time, going 40-61-0 straight up. The Mariners have been strong for baseball wagerers as the favorite, going 14-11-0 SU. The Rangers cover 45.1% of the time as an underdog, having gone 32-39-0 straight up.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Rangers have been an inconsistent Over bet for over/under bettors, having gone 47-49-2.
Texas is covering 41.3% of the time as the away team, having gone 19-27-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners cover 40.0% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 20-30-0 SU.
The Mariners have been a strong Over bet for over/under bettors, having gone 63-34-4.
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
7/17/2019 Kyle Dowdy RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/16/2019 Jesse Biddle RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/15/2019 Clayton Blackburn RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/13/2019 Taylor Hearn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/12/2019 Yohander Mendez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/11/2019 Luke Farrell SP Jaw Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
6/28/2019 Jeffrey Springs RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
5/22/2019 Edinson Volquez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
7/20/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/20/2019 Austin Adams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
7/20/2019 Brandon Brennan RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 22
7/12/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/12/2019 Braden Bishop CF Chest Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/12/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/8/2019 Dan Altavilla RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/8/2019 Hunter Strickland RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 25
7/3/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
6/23/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 50-48 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adrian Sampson has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 4.92 and a WHIP of 1.45 this season. He has 80 strikeouts over his 97 innings pitched and he's given up 119 hits. He's allowed 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.99 and they have given up 395 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 355 hitters and walked 166 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.04. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 929 base hits and 490 earned runs. They have allowed 147 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 344 batters and struck out 833. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.84.
As a team Texas is hitting .250, good for 18th in the league. The Rangers hold a .442 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .383. He has 99 hits this season in 348 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 124. Elvis Andrus is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .328. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 356 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .427. The Rangers have 837 hits, including 195 doubles and 140 home runs. Texas has walked 341 times so far this season and they have struck out 994 times as a unit. They have left 641 men on base and have a team OPS of .766. They score 5.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 519 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 40-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.48, Marco Gonzales has a 10-8 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 87 strikeouts over the 120.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 130 hits. He's allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.24 and they have given up 396 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 394 batters and walked 202 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.31. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 955 base knocks and 528 earned runs this season. They have given up 171 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 332 hitters and struck out 771 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.21.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 26th in the league. The Mariners hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Omar Narvaez comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .370. He has 83 hits this year along with 39 RBI in 277 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .498 with an OPS+ of 133. Domingo Santana is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 105 hits in 383 at bats while driving in 64 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .478. The Mariners as a unit have 833 base hits, including 167 doubles and 166 homers. Seattle has walked 365 times this year and they have struck out on 974 occasions. They have had 678 men left on base and have an OPS of .761. They have scored 4.95 runs per game and totaled 500 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -140
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