Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners MLB Tips 4/26/2019
Friday, April 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Shelby Miller vs. Yusei Kikuchi
The Texas Rangers visit T-Mobile Park on Friday, April 26, 2019 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Shelby Miller for the Rangers and Yusei Kikuchi for the Mariners.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +158 and Seattle at -168. The Rangers have a 13-10-0 over/under record and a 14-9-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 16-11-0 against the run line and have a 17-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 13-10-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 14-9-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 17-9-1 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 16-11-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
04/24/19 SS Elvis Andrus Hand is questionable Thursday vs Seattle Mariners
04/23/19 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day IL (04/20)
04/13/19 P Edinson Volquez Elbow 60-day IL (04/05)
04/13/19 2B Rougned Odor Knee 10-day IL (04/13)
04/07/19 1B Ronald Guzman Hamstring 10-day IL (04/07)
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 Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/24/19 RF Jay Bruce Quad is questionable Thursday vs Texas Rangers
04/15/19 P Wade LeBlanc Oblique 10-day IL (04/14)
04/11/19 3B Kyle Seager Hand 60-day IL (03/17)
04/02/19 P Hunter Strickland Side 60-day IL (04/02)
03/25/19 P Gerson Bautista Pectoral 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Shawn Armstrong Undisclosed 10-day IL (03/17)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 12-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Shelby Miller has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 7.63 and a WHIP of 2.22 this season. He has 6 strikeouts over his 15.1 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He's allowed 12.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 94 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 72 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.6. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 220 base hits and 125 earned runs. They have allowed 38 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 99 batters and struck out 162. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.59 and their FIP as a unit is 5.65.
As a team Texas is hitting .252, good for 13th in the league. The Rangers hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Elvis Andrus is hitting .345 with an on-base percentage of .394. He has 30 hits this season in 87 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .540 and an OPS+ of 136. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .409. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 79 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .519. The Rangers have 190 hits, including 44 doubles and 32 home runs. Texas has walked 85 times so far this season and they have struck out 218 times as a unit. They have left 141 men on base and have a team OPS of .792. They score 5.52 runs per contest and have scored a total of 127 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 16-11 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.68, Yusei Kikuchi has a 1-1 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 32.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 35 hits. He's allowing 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 79 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 96 batters and walked 48 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 246 base knocks and 117 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 79 hitters and struck out 210 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.52.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The Mariners hold a .497 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .372. He has 33 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 108 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .491 with an OPS+ of 136. Dee Gordon is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 26 hits in 92 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .402. The Mariners as a unit have 242 base hits, including 50 doubles and 56 homers. Seattle has walked 107 times this year and they have struck out on 263 occasions. They have had 188 men left on base and have an OPS of .834. They have scored 6.04 runs per game and totaled 163 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -168
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