Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/11/2020
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers
Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Location: Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+129) Rangers (-139)
Globe Life Park is the venue where Joey Gallo and the Texas Rangers (6-8, 2nd in AL West) will take on the Seattle Mariners (6-11, 4th in AL West) on Tuesday. The Rangers open this matchup at -139 while the Mariners are coming in at +129. The over/under has been set at 8. The expected starting pitchers will be Marco Gonzales and Mike Minor.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
8/10/2020 Carl Edwards RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 19
8/9/2020 Kendall Graveman SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/9/2020 Austin Nola C Hand Probable for Aug 10
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
8/10/2020 Nick Goody RP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
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 6-11 overall record this season. Gonzales (36-26 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 4.08 and he has faced 1,976 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.21 (217 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.323. He has given up 491 hits (9.5 hits per 9 innings) with 123 free passes. Gonzales has thrown 464 innings and has accounted for 371 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.78 and they have given up 67 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the bullpen and they've struck out 68 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.88. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 131 base hits and 98 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 76 batters and struck out 144. They have walked 4.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 5.24.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .220, good for 19th in the league. The Mariners hold a .353 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Kyle Lewis is hitting .355 with an on-base percentage of .420. He has 22 hits this season in 62 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .516 and an OPS+ of 174. Kyle Seager is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 59 at bats. His OPS+ is 154 while his slugging percentage is at .492. The Mariners have 124 hits, including 27 doubles and 14 home runs. Seattle has walked 53 times so far this season and they have struck out 155 times as a unit. They have left 107 men on base and have a team OPS of .648. They score 3.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 66 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 6-8 overall mark this year. In his MLB career, Minor has allowed 1,040 hits while he has accumulated 1,001 punchouts in 1,110 frames. He has allowed 487 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.225 and a FIP of 4.0. His SO/W ratio is 3.13 and he has gone up against 4,610 hitters thus far in his career. Minor (70-63 mark in his career) is the owner of a 3.95 earned run average and has surrendered 8.4 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.19 and they have given up 44 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .188 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 61 batters and walked 33 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 6.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 92 base knocks and 56 earned runs this season. They have given up 14 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 66 hitters and struck out 135 batters. They give up a walk 4.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.98.
As a team, they are batting .209, good for 26th in the league. The Rangers hold a .352 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 6.6 hits per contest. Joey Gallo comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .333. He has 11 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 47 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .553 with an OPS+ of 148. Todd Frazier is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .370. He has collected 15 hits in 49 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 155 and a slugging percentage of .531. The Rangers as a unit have 93 base hits, including 22 doubles and 12 homers. Texas has walked 46 times this year and they have struck out on 117 occasions. They have had 87 men left on base and have an OPS of .639. They have scored 3.5 runs per game and totaled 49 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mariners and under 8 runs
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