San Francisco Giants vs Texas Rangers Prediction, 6/8/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Texas Rangers
Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Location: Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: San Francisco (-156) Texas (+125)
Globe Life Field is the site where Jordan Lyles and the Texas Rangers (23-38, 5th in AL West) will play the San Francisco Giants (37-22, 1st in NL West) on Tuesday. The odds on this game have the Giants priced at -156 and the Rangers are at +125. The total is set at 8.5. The men taking the mound will be Alex Wood and Jordan Lyles.
San Francisco has a slugging percentage of .420 and have been called out on strikes 573 times, while being walked on 235 occasions. They have compiled 270 runs batted in in addition to 453 base knocks on the season, and their team batting average sits at .235. The Giants have earned 86 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 85 baseballs out of the park. They have a total of 284 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .322. As a team, the San Francisco Giants are earning 4.8 runs/g, which has them sitting at 9th in baseball.
The Giants hold a team ERA of 3.30 on the year (5th in the league), and their staff has struck out 515 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 156 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.73 as a unit so far this year. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.30 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.12. Giants pitchers have conceded 62 long balls in addition to 214 total runs (4th in baseball).
The Giants bullpen have a save percentage of 63.9% and has stepped onto the mound in 79 save situations. The relievers have inherited 52 runners on the year and 42.3% of them earned a run for their team. Giants relief pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 36 times as well as having 67 appearances in high leverage situations. The Giants have sent 198 relievers to the hill this year. The relievers have accumulated 42 holds on the campaign (3rd in MLB). They have compiled 23 saves for the season and have missed out on 13 out of their 36 chances to save the game.
The Giants have converted 72.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 4,716 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 2nd in pro baseball. The San Francisco Giants have a tally of 1,572 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 537 assists and 26 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .988 which ranks 3rd in the majors, and they have turned 329 double plays.
Wood has taken the ball for 903 innings and has tallied 835 punch outs so far in his career. Wood (58-47 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 3.52 and he has faced 3,755 opposing batters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 3.45 (346 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.225. He has given up 848 hits (8.4 hits per 9 innings) with 259 free passes.
The Rangers have a team slugging percentage of .371 and they earn 3.90 runs per game (23rd in MLB). They have put up 69 doubles, while taking a walk 182 times as well as putting up 238 runs. Texas has hit 67 home runs this year and 224 runs batted in. They have struck out on 577 occasions (5th in MLB) and have accounted for 461 base hits. The Texas Rangers are sitting with a team OBP of .298 in addition to a batting average of .228 for the season.
The Rangers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.361 in addition to having a FIP of 4.16 as a squad this year. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.69 (500 strikeouts against 186 free passes). They come in at 29th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 545. They have given up 72 home runs and they allow 4.83 runs per 9 innings (20th in baseball). The Texas pitching staff have relinquished 288 runs over the course of the season while having an ERA of 4.47 (267 earned runs surrendered).
Sitting with 39 save situations, the Rangers have accumulated 17 holds and 8 blown saves. Texas has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 21 save opportunities and they have tallied 13 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 52 times in high leverage situations and on 53 occasions with runners on. Texas relievers hold an inherited score rate of 32.5% out of 83 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 14th in MLB with a save percentage of 61.9%, and they have dispatched 178 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond so far this year.
In 4,839 innings played, the Rangers have a efficiency on defense of 67.7% (28th in professional baseball). The Texas Rangers have turned 57 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .985 (7th in MLB). The Rangers have 565 assists, 34 errors and have a tally of 1,613 putouts during this campaign.
Lyles (46-70 mark in his career) is the owner of a 5.25 ERA and has allowed 9.9 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.19 and he has gone up against 4,546 batters during his career. He has allowed 600 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.448 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. So far in his pro baseball career, Lyles has surrendered 1,130 hits while he has accumulated 786 punch outs in 1,028 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take San Francisco (-156)
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