Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners MLB Tips 4/27/2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Minor vs. Mike Leake
The Texas Rangers visit T-Mobile Park on Saturday, April 27, 2019 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Mike Minor for the Rangers and Mike Leake for the Mariners.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +130 and Seattle at -140. The Rangers have a 14-10-0 over/under record and a 14-10-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 17-11-0 against the run line and have a 18-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 14-10-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 14-10-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 18-9-1 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 17-11-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
04/26/19 2B Rougned Odor Knee is upgraded to questionable Friday vs Seattle Mariners
04/25/19 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Calf left last game, is questionable Friday 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)
04/07/19 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
04/25/19 RF Jay Bruce Quad is questionable Friday 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 12-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Minor has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 3.21 and a WHIP of 0.98 this season. He has 26 strikeouts over his 33.2 innings pitched and he's given up 22 hits. He's allowed 5.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.42 and they have given up 105 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .274 against the bullpen and they've struck out 80 hitters and walked 47 batters. As a team, Texas allows 10.1 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 5.94. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 234 base hits and 138 earned runs. They have allowed 39 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 107 batters and struck out 170. They have walked 4.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.63 and their FIP as a unit is 5.66.
As a team Texas is hitting .253, good for 13th in the league. The Rangers hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .408. He has 26 hits this season in 84 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .524 and an OPS+ of 138. Elvis Andrus is hitting .352 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .398. He has totaled 32 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 91 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .538. The Rangers have 199 hits, including 45 doubles and 32 home runs. Texas has walked 87 times so far this season and they have struck out 230 times as a unit. They have left 149 men on base and have a team OPS of .783. They score 5.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 129 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 17-11 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.30, Mike Leake has a 2-2 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 25 strikeouts over the 29.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 35 hits. He's allowing 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 82 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 99 batters and walked 50 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 255 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 81 hitters and struck out 222 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .501 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Dee Gordon comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .327. He has 29 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 96 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .417 with an OPS+ of 104. Domingo Santana is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .370. He has collected 34 hits in 113 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .487. The Mariners as a unit have 256 base hits, including 55 doubles and 57 homers. Seattle has walked 115 times this year and they have struck out on 271 occasions. They have had 197 men left on base and have an OPS of .844. They have scored 6.32 runs per game and totaled 177 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -140
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