Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners MLB Tips 4/28/2019
Sunday, April 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Lance Lynn vs. Erik Swanson
The Texas Rangers visit T-Mobile Park on Sunday, April 28, 2019 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Lance Lynn for the Rangers and Erik Swanson for the Mariners.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +108 and Seattle at -118. The Rangers have a 14-10-1 over/under record and a 15-10-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 17-12-0 against the run line and have a 18-9-2 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 14-10-1 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 15-10-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 18-9-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 17-12-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
04/26/19 P Taylor Hearn Elbow 10-day IL (04/26)
04/26/19 SS Asdrubal Cabrera Calf is questionable Saturday 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
04/15/19 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 12-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lance Lynn has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 6.51 and a WHIP of 1.55 this season. He has 24 strikeouts over his 27.2 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He's allowed 11.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.23 and they have given up 108 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 86 hitters and walked 51 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.87. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 240 base hits and 143 earned runs. They have allowed 40 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 116 batters and struck out 180. They have walked 4.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.62 and their FIP as a unit is 5.63.
As a team Texas is hitting .248, good for 15th in the league. The Rangers hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Elvis Andrus is hitting .355 with an on-base percentage of .417. He has 33 hits this season in 93 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .538 and an OPS+ of 143. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .318 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .414. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 85 at bats. His OPS+ is 148 while his slugging percentage is at .565. The Rangers have 205 hits, including 46 doubles and 34 home runs. Texas has walked 96 times so far this season and they have struck out 241 times as a unit. They have left 158 men on base and have a team OPS of .778. They score 5.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 133 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 18-11 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.61, Erik Swanson has a 0-2 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 13.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 108 batters and walked 59 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 261 base knocks and 120 earned runs this season. They have given up 40 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 90 hitters and struck out 233 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.45.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Mariners hold a .492 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .371. He has 35 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 117 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .479 with an OPS+ of 132. Dee Gordon is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 29 hits in 100 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .400. The Mariners as a unit have 262 base hits, including 55 doubles and 58 homers. Seattle has walked 124 times this year and they have struck out on 281 occasions. They have had 207 men left on base and have an OPS of .834. They have scored 6.28 runs per game and totaled 182 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -118
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