Arizona Diamondbacks vs Texas Rangers Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 7/29/2020
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Texas Rangers
Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Location: Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Diamondbacks (+120) Rangers (-140)
The Arizona Diamondbacks visit Globe Life Park on Wednesday to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are Madison Bumgarner for the Diamondbacks and Lance Lynn for the Rangers.
The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +120 and Texas at -140.
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/23/2020 Corbin Martin SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/29/2020 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
7/27/2020 Joely Rodriguez RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/27/2020 Corey Kluber SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
7/26/2020 Isiah Kiner-Falefa C Hamstring Probable for Jul 28
7/24/2020 Rafael Montero RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/16/2020 Brett Martin RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
6/28/2020 Brock Burke SP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner had a 9-9 record with an earned run average of 3.90 and a WHIP of 1.13. He had 203 strikeouts over his 207.2 innings pitched and he gave up 191 hits. He allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 3.9. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.26 and they gave up 568 base hits on the year. Teams hit .247 against the bullpen and they struck out 585 hitters while walking 235 batters. As a team, Arizona allowed 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They were 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively gave up 1,400 base hits and 691 earned runs last year. They allowed 220 home runs last season, ranking them 17th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff walked 516 batters and struck out 1,427. They walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit was 4.40.
As a team Arizona hit .252, good for 14th in the league. The Diamondbacks held a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which was good for 16th in baseball. They ranked 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Starling Marte hit .295 with an on-base percentage of .342 last year. He had 159 hits last season in 539 at bats with 82 runs batted in. He had a slugging percentage of .503 and an OPS+ of 120. Ketel Marte hit .329 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .389. He totaled 187 hits and he drove in 92 men in 569 at bats. His OPS+ was 149 while his slugging percentage was at .592. The Diamondbacks had 1,419 hits last season, including 288 doubles and 220 home runs. Arizona walked 540 times last year and they struck out 1,360 times as a unit. They left 1,119 men on base and had a team OPS of .757. They scored 5.02 runs per contest and scored a total of 813 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
With an earned run average of 3.67, Lance Lynn had a 16-11 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He had 246 strikeouts over the 208.1 innings he pitched. He also gave up 195 hits. He allowed 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 3.13. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.73 and they gave up 631 base hits on the year. Teams hit .256 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers struck out 622 batters and walked 278 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allowed 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They were 24th in the league in team earned run average at 5.06. The Rangers pitchers as a team surrendered 1,515 base knocks and 808 earned runs last season. They gave up 241 home runs last year, which ranked 8th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff walked 583 hitters and struck out 1,379 batters. They gave up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they struck out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.46 while their FIP as a staff was 4.84.
As a team, they batted .248, good for 17th in the league. The Rangers held a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which was good for 19th in baseball. They ranked 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Joey Gallo comes into this matchup after batting .253 with an OBP of .389 last season. He had 61 hits last year along with 49 RBI in 241 AB's. He maintained a slugging percentage of .598 with an OPS+ of 145. Nick Solak hit .293 last season and he had an OBP of .393. He collected 34 hits in 116 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He had an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .491. The Rangers as a unit had 1,374 base hits last season, including 296 doubles and 223 homers. Texas walked 534 times last year and they struck out on 1,578 occasions. They left 1,066 men on base and had an OPS of .750. They scored 5 runs per game and totaled 810 runs last year.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (+120) and over 8.5 total runs
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