Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Prediction, 6/21/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers
Date: Monday, June 21, 2021
Location: Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Kyle Gibson and the Texas Rangers (25-43, 5th in AL West) host the Oakland Athletics (43-27, 1st in AL West) at Globe Life Field on Monday.
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As a team, the Oakland Athletics are knocking in 4.5 runs per outing, which puts them at 12th in baseball. They have a total of 318 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .320. The Athletics have recorded 119 doubles as a squad and have knocked 88 balls out of the park. They have compiled 298 runs batted in and 535 hits on the season, while their average at the plate is at .236. Oakland has a slugging % of .414 and have been called out on strikes 607 times, while being walked on 252 occasions.
The Athletics hold a team ERA of 3.85 so far this season (13th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 572 batters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.09 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.25. Athletics pitchers have yielded 72 long balls and also 288 runs (16th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 185 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 3.83 as a squad this season.
The Athletics have dispatched 208 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 79 base runners on the year and 34.2% of them earned a run for their team. They have accumulated 19 saves on the season and have missed out on 7 of their 26 chances to save the game. The Athletics relievers have accumulated a save rate of 73.1% and has entered the game in 59 save situations. The relievers have notched 33 holds this season (14th in baseball). Athletics relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 51 times in addition to having 54 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Oakland Athletics have 1,862 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 538 assists and 34 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .986 which puts them in 4th in baseball, and they have twisted 484 double plays. The Athletics have transformed 69.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 5,586 innings, which ranks them 17th in pro baseball.
Montas has taken the hill for 338 innings and has earned 343 K's so far in his career. Montas (25-20 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.00 and he has gone up against 1,467 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 4.21 (158 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.376. He has surrendered 350 hits (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has had 115 walks.
Texas has compiled 73 long balls this season and 255 runs batted in. They have hit 82 doubles, while getting a free base 209 times as well as putting up 269 runs. The Texas Rangers have tallied an on-base percentage of .299 and a team batting average of .229 this year. The Rangers have a team SLG% of .370 and they are scoring 3.96 runs per contest (24th in baseball). They have struck out on 638 occasions (9th in baseball) and have notched a total of 517 base hits.
The Texas pitching staff have yielded 332 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.67 (311 earned runs conceded). They have conceded 92 homers and they yield 4.99 runs per 9 innings (21st in the league). The Rangers have a team WHIP of 1.380 in addition to having a FIP of 4.46 as a pitching staff for the year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.65 (554 strikeouts vs 209 free passes). They come in at 29th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 618.
Texas relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 33.7% out of their 92 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 59 times in high leverage situations in addition to 60 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 46 save situations, the Rangers have tallied 21 holds and also 11 blown saves. They are ranked 23rd in the league with a save rate of 54.2%, and they have dispatched 203 relievers to the hill this season. Texas has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 24 save opportunities and they have tallied 13 saves.
The Texas Rangers have turned 65 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (6th in baseball). The Rangers have racked up 631 assists, 36 errors and have notched a total of 1,799 putouts on the campaign. In their 5,397 innings on the field, the Rangers hold a defensive efficiency of 67.9% (27th in professional baseball).
In his career, Gibson has surrendered 1,273 base knocks and he has 964 K's in 1,232 frames. Gibson (73-74 career record) has earned a 4.41 ERA and has surrendered 9.3 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded 604 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.394 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.17 and he has faced 5,302 opposing batters so far in his pro baseball career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Texas
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