Texas Rangers vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 5/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Oracle Park is the site where Logan Webb and the San Francisco Giants (20-14, 1st in NL West) will play the Texas Rangers (18-18, 4th in AL West) on Tuesday.
Texas has a slugging % of .403 and have been rung up 354 times, while taking a walk on 106 occasions. They have earned 150 runs batted in as well as 299 base knocks so far this season, while their team batting average is .248. The Rangers have recorded 41 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 46 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 158 runs scored and have an OBP of .317. As a squad, the Texas Rangers are earning 4.4 runs/g, which puts them at 15th in the league.
The Rangers hold a team ERA of 4.33 this season (22nd in baseball), and the staff has struck out 309 batters. Their K/BB ratio is 3.19 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.30. Rangers pitchers have given up 50 long balls and also 162 runs (24th in the league). They have walked 97 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.23 as a team for the year.
Rangers pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 25 times in addition to having 30 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have accumulated 11 holds on the season (25th in the league). The Rangers relievers have a save percentage of 73.3% and has stepped onto the mound in 27 save situations. They have recorded 11 saves this season and have missed out on 4 out of their 15 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 39 base runners this year and 20.5% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Rangers have dispatched 102 relief pitchers to the mound on the year.
The Rangers have converted 68.5% of balls in play into outs out of their 2,886 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 23rd in pro baseball. The Texas Rangers have amassed 962 putouts so far this season, as well as 335 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .984 which is 13th in baseball, and have earned 261 double plays.
Lyles has taken the hill for 1,000 innings and has earned 762 punch outs during his career. Lyles (45-68 career win-loss mark) has earned a FIP of 4.64 while he has faced 4,428 batters during his time in the majors. His ERA is 5.28 (587 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.450. He has conceded 1,102 hits (9.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 348 walks.
The Giants hold a slugging % of .410 and they average 4.44 runs per game (14th in MLB). They have recorded 50 doubles, while walking 132 times as well as putting up 151 runs. San Francisco has knocked in 46 HRs so far this season as well as 147 RBIs. They have been rung up on 317 occasions (11th in MLB) and have recorded 249 base knocks. The San Francisco Giants hold an on-base percentage of .316 as well as a team batting average of .229 this year.
The Giants have a team WHIP of 1.157 with a FIP of 3.83 as a squad this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.79 (287 strikeouts vs 103 walks). They come in at 9th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 241. They have conceded 34 home runs and they yield 3.76 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball). The San Francisco pitching staff have surrendered 124 runs for the season while holding an ERA of 3.48 (115 earned runs surrendered).
San Francisco relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 45.7% of 35 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 49 times in high leverage situations and on 24 occasions with runners on base. With 45 save situations, the Giants have accumulated 24 holds in addition to 9 blown saves. They rank 19th in MLB with a save percentage of 57.1%, and they have sent 115 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. San Francisco has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 21 save chances and they have recorded 12 saves.
In 2,724 innings played, the Giants hold a defensive efficiency of 71.0% (9th in the majors). The San Francisco Giants have twisted 38 double plays and have a fielding rate of .982 (18th in baseball). The Giants have recorded 344 assists, 23 errors and have accounted for 908 putouts for the season.
Webb (6-10 win-loss record in his career) has a 5.36 ERA and has given up 10.1 hits per 9 innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.23 and he has gone up against 560 hitters in his career. He has given up a total of 75 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.532 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. During his pro baseball career, Webb has conceded 141 base knocks while he has earned 116 K's in 126 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Texas
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