Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 9/6/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Sunday, September 6, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Rangers (+132) Mariners (-143)
Joey Gallo and the Texas Rangers (13-24, 5th in AL West) are headed to T-Mobile Park on Sunday where they'll meet the Seattle Mariners (16-22, 3rd in AL West). The Mariners open this game at -143 while the Rangers are priced at +132. The over/under has been set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound will be Jordan Lyles and Justin Dunn.
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
8/31/2020 Rougned Odor 2B Eye Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/30/2020 Joe Palumbo RP Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/28/2020 Danny Santana 1B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
8/24/2020 Jesse Chavez RP Toe Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
8/20/2020 Willie Calhoun DH Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/13/2020 Edinson Volquez RP Oblique Out for the season
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
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
9/4/2020 Erik Swanson RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
9/1/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Out for the season
9/1/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Out for the season
8/31/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/31/2020 Matt Magill RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/31/2020 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow Out for the season
8/27/2020 Carl Edwards RP Forearm Out for the season
8/27/2020 Taylor Guilbeau RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/1/2020 Brandon Brennan RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 13-24 overall record this season. Lyles has pitched in 939 frames and has totaled 714 strikeouts so far in his career. His earned run average is 5.21 (544 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.446. He has given up 1,029 base hits (9.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 329 walks. Lyles (44-63 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.63 while he has faced 4,150 hitters in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 118 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .197 against the bullpen and they've struck out 146 hitters and walked 75 batters. As a team, Texas allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.13. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 294 base hits and 184 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 156 batters and struck out 324. They have walked 4.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.70.
As a team Texas is hitting .210, good for 30th in the league. The Rangers hold a .341 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 6.8 hits per game. Joey Gallo is hitting .178 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 21 hits this season in 118 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .390 and an OPS+ of 97. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .198 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .284. He has totaled 20 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 101 at bats. His OPS+ is 73 while his slugging percentage is at .347. The Rangers have 252 hits, including 52 doubles and 31 home runs. Texas has walked 115 times so far this season and they have struck out 317 times as a unit. They have left 228 men on base and have a team OPS of .628. They score 3.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 134 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 16-22 overall mark this year. In his MLB career, Dunn has surrendered 20 base knocks while totaling 26 strikeouts in 33 innings. He has allowed a total of 15 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.355 and a FIP of 5.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.04 and he has faced 146 opposing batters during his career. Dunn (2-1 career record) is the owner of a 4.07 ERA while allowing 5.4 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.37 and they have given up 124 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 134 batters and walked 84 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.31. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 294 base knocks and 193 earned runs this season. They have given up 53 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 146 hitters and struck out 317 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.87.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 24th in the league. The Mariners hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Dylan Moore comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .366. He has 24 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 83 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .542 with an OPS+ of 152. Kyle Lewis is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .408. He has collected 43 hits in 135 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .511. The Mariners as a unit have 288 base hits, including 58 doubles and 41 homers. Seattle has walked 128 times this year and they have struck out on 337 occasions. They have had 242 men left on base and have an OPS of .692. They have scored 4.26 runs per game and totaled 162 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers (+132)
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