Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/10/2020
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers
Date: Monday, August 10, 2020
Location: Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+134) Rangers (-145)
Todd Frazier and the Texas Rangers (5-8, 3rd in AL West) host the Seattle Mariners (5-11, 5th in AL West) at Globe Life Park on Monday. The Mariners open this matchup at +134 while the Rangers are coming in at -145. The over/under has been set at 9. The starting pitchers are Justin Dunn and Kyle Gibson.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
8/9/2020 Kendall Graveman SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/8/2020 Austin Nola C Hand Probable for Aug 9
8/7/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
8/5/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/4/2020 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
8/1/2020 Brandon Brennan RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
7/23/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/28/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
8/9/2020 Danny Santana CF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
8/7/2020 Joe Palumbo RP Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/4/2020 Greg Bird 1B Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
7/30/2020 Jose Leclerc RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 19
7/28/2020 Corey Kluber SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
6/28/2020 Brock Burke SP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 5-11 overall record this season. Dunn (0-1 career mark) has a FIP of 8.12 while he has gone up against 62 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.77 (7 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.667. He has allowed 6 hits (4.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 16 free passes. Dunn has taken the mound for 13 innings and has 11 K's in his MLB career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.68 and they have given up 64 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the bullpen and they've struck out 62 hitters and walked 41 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6.06. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 124 base hits and 95 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 74 batters and struck out 131. They have walked 4.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 5.52.
As a team Seattle is hitting .221, good for 20th in the league. The Mariners hold a .355 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Kyle Seager is hitting .304 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 17 hits this season in 56 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .518 and an OPS+ of 162. Kyle Lewis is hitting .356 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .415. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 59 at bats. His OPS+ is 174 while his slugging percentage is at .525. The Mariners have 118 hits, including 27 doubles and 13 home runs. Seattle has walked 50 times so far this season and they have struck out 150 times as a unit. They have left 103 men on base and have a team OPS of .649. They score 3.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 61 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 5-8 overall mark this year. In his MLB career, Gibson has conceded 1,151 base hits while he has totaled 858 strikeouts in 1,098 frames. He has conceded a total of 549 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.410 and having a FIP of 4.3. He has a SO/W ratio of 2.16 and he has gone up against 4,740 opposing hitters in his career. Gibson (67-69 mark in his career) holds a 4.50 earned run average and has given up 9.4 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.44 and they have given up 42 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .194 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 54 batters and walked 29 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 86 base knocks and 53 earned runs this season. They have given up 13 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 59 hitters and struck out 122 batters. They give up a walk 4.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.98.
As a team, they are batting .202, good for 28th in the league. The Rangers hold a .348 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 6.4 hits per contest. Todd Frazier comes into this matchup batting .311 with an OBP of .380. He has 14 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 45 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 164. Joey Gallo is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 11 hits in 43 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 170 and a slugging percentage of .605. The Rangers as a unit have 83 base hits, including 18 doubles and 12 homers. Texas has walked 46 times this year and they have struck out on 106 occasions. They have had 83 men left on base and have an OPS of .635. They have scored 3.23 runs per game and totaled 42 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers (-145)
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