Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 9/7/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Monday, September 7, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Rangers (+132) Mariners (-143)
T-Mobile Park is the site where Kyle Lewis and the Seattle Mariners (17-22, 3rd in AL West) will play the Texas Rangers (13-25, 5th in AL West) on Monday. The odds on this game have the Rangers coming in at +132 and the Mariners are at -143. The total has been set at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Kolby Allard and Marco Gonzales.
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
9/6/2020 Joely Rodriguez RP Hamstring Probable for Sep 6
9/5/2020 Jose Leclerc RP Shoulder Out for the season
9/5/2020 Corey Kluber SP Shoulder Out for the season
9/5/2020 Danny Santana 1B Elbow Out for the season
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
8/24/2020 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
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 Matt Magill RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/31/2020 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow Out for the season
8/31/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
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 13-25 overall record this season. Allard has taken the hill for 78 frames and has racked up 59 K's during his MLB career. His earned run average is 5.88 (51 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.613. He has given up 91 hits (10.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 35 free passes. Allard (5-7 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.48 while he has faced 362 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.16 and they have given up 128 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .200 against the bullpen and they've struck out 151 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Texas allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.14. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 304 base hits and 189 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 159 batters and struck out 329. They have walked 4.3 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 4.69.
As a team Texas is hitting .213, good for 30th in the league. The Rangers hold a .345 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 6.9 hits per game. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .229 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 24 hits this season in 105 at bats with 15 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 93. Joey Gallo is hitting .176 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 119 at bats. His OPS+ is 95 while his slugging percentage is at .387. The Rangers have 262 hits, including 52 doubles and 33 home runs. Texas has walked 116 times so far this season and they have struck out 325 times as a unit. They have left 233 men on base and have a team OPS of .633. They score 3.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 137 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 17-22 overall mark this year. Gonzales (38-27 record in his career) has earned a 4.15 ERA while allowing 9.5 hits per 9 innings. He has a SO/W ratio of 3.16 and he has faced 2,081 batters so far in his pro baseball career. During his career, Gonzales has conceded 516 hits while he has tallied 395 strikeouts in 490 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 226 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.308 and having a FIP of 4.0. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.34 and they have given up 129 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .205 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 138 batters and walked 85 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 5.25. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 304 base knocks and 196 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 147 hitters and struck out 325 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.88.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 22nd in the league. The Mariners hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Kyle Lewis comes into this matchup batting .317 with an OBP of .404. He has 44 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 139 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .504 with an OPS+ of 154. Dylan Moore is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 25 hits in 87 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 148 and a slugging percentage of .529. The Mariners as a unit have 298 base hits, including 59 doubles and 41 homers. Seattle has walked 131 times this year and they have struck out on 342 occasions. They have had 251 men left on base and have an OPS of .693. They have scored 4.28 runs per game and totaled 167 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners (-143)
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