Texas Rangers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 5/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Monday, May 10, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Oracle Park is the venue where Alex Wood and the San Francisco Giants (18-13, 1st in NL West) will take on the Texas Rangers (16-17, 4th in AL West) on Monday.
Texas has a slugging percentage of .383 and have been rung up 336 times, while being walked on 99 occasions. They have accrued 129 RBI's in addition to 261 base knocks this season, while their team batting average is at .237. The Rangers have hit 33 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 40 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 135 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .309. As a squad, the Texas Rangers are earning 4.1 runs per game, which is 21st in MLB.
The Rangers have an ERA of 4.27 for the year (20th in baseball), and they have struck out 283 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.29 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.28. Rangers pitchers have allowed 45 home runs in addition to 147 runs in total (22nd in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 86 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.16 as a squad over the course of the season.
The Rangers relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 71.4% and has entered the game in 26 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 37 runners this season with 21.6% of them earned a run for their team. Rangers relief pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 24 times in addition to having 29 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rangers have sent 94 relief pitchers to the mound for the year. The relievers are sitting with 11 holds for the year (23rd in MLB). They have recorded 10 saves for the year and have blown 4 of 14 chances to get a save.
The Rangers have transformed 68.7% of balls in play into outs out of their 2,643 innings, which has them sitting at 23rd in professional baseball. The Texas Rangers have accounted for 881 putouts for the season, as well as 305 assists and 20 errors. Their fielding rate is at .983 which puts them in 17th in MLB, and have earned 238 double plays.
Gibson has pitched in 1,195 innings and is sitting with 938 strikeouts during his career. His ERA is 4.49 (597 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.405. He has given up 1,245 base hits (9.4 hits per 9 innings) with 435 free passes. Gibson (72-74 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.31 and he has faced 5,159 opposing batters in the major leagues.
The Giants have a team slugging % of .406 and they are recording 4.45 runs per game (14th in baseball). They have put up 45 doubles, while taking a walk 118 times and scoring 138 runs. San Francisco has knocked in 41 home runs so far this season to go along with 134 RBIs. They have struck out on 289 occasions (10th in the league) and have notched a total of 226 base knocks. The San Francisco Giants have earned an on-base percentage of .313 and a batting average of .227 this year.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.144 in addition to having a FIP of 3.78 as a pitching staff so far this year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.75 (264 strikeouts against 96 free passes). They sit at 5th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 213. They have conceded 30 home runs and they relinquish 3.60 runs per 9 innings (3rd in the league). The San Francisco pitching staff have yielded 108 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 3.36 (101 earned runs surrendered).
San Francisco bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 45.5% out of 33 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 45 times in high leverage situations in addition to 22 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 42 save situations, the Giants have tallied 23 holds and 8 blown saves. They are currently ranked 20th in MLB with a save percentage of 57.9%, and they have dispatched 103 relief pitchers to the mound this season. San Francisco has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 19 save opportunities and they have walked away with 11 saves.
The San Francisco Giants have twisted 31 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (15th in pro baseball). The Giants have accrued 304 assists, 19 errors and have accumulated 833 putouts so far this season. In 2,499 innings on the diamond, the Giants have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 72.4% (3rd in baseball).
In his career, Wood has allowed 818 base hits while totaling 805 strikeouts in 874 innings. Wood (56-44 record in his career) has a 3.41 earned run average while giving up 8.4 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 331 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.220 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.23 and he has faced 3,632 batters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Texas
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