Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 5/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Chris Flexen and the Seattle Mariners (23-26, 3rd in AL West) will play the Texas Rangers (22-28, 4th in AL West) on Thursday.
As a team, the Texas Rangers are compiling 4.1 runs per game, which has them at 18th in the league. They are sitting with 207 runs and have an on-base percentage of .306. The Rangers have tallied 59 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 59 baseballs out of the park. They have amassed 195 RBI's and 389 hits on the campaign, and their team batting average is .234. Texas has a slugging rate of .383 and have been called out on strikes 480 times, while being walked on 156 occasions.
The Rangers have compiled a team earned run average of 4.40 this season (20th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 407 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.58 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.35. Rangers pitchers have given up 59 home runs and also 230 runs in total (21st in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 158 batters and their FIP comes in at 4.21 as a team this year.
Rangers relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 44 times in addition to having 46 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 15 holds on the year (28th in MLB). The Rangers relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 66.7% and stepped onto the hill in 34 save situations. They have compiled 12 saves so far this year and have not converted 6 of 18 save chances. The relief pitchers have inherited 69 runners so far this season with 27.5% of them crossed the plate. The Rangers have dispatched 148 relievers to the mound on the season.
The Rangers have transformed 68.2% of balls in play into outs out of 3,999 innings, which ranks them 25th in MLB. The Texas Rangers have notched a total of 1,333 putouts so far this season, as well as 473 assists and 30 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .984 which puts them in 15th in professional baseball, and have a total of 365 double plays.
Gibson (72-74 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.30 while he has gone up against 5,234 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has conceded 1,257 base hits (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has had 441 walks. His earned run average is 4.45 (601 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.398. Gibson has pitched in 1,214 frames and has earned 951 punch outs in his pro baseball career.
The Seattle Mariners have a team on-base percentage of .281 in addition to a team batting average of .202 on the season. They have been called out on strikes on 461 occasions (8th in baseball) and have a total of 312 base hits. Seattle has hit 54 home runs this year as well as 178 runs batted in. The Mariners have a team slugging percentage of .360 and they average 3.76 runs per game (26th in the league). They have hit 76 two-baggers, while walking 157 times as well as putting up 184 runs.
The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 233 runs for the season while having an ERA of 4.55 (214 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 55 long balls and they relinquish 4.96 runs per 9 innings (22nd in the league). The Mariners have a WHIP of 1.304 with a FIP of 4.36 as a squad for the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.35 (380 strikeouts vs 162 bases on balls). They sit at 19th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 390.
With 52 save situations, the Mariners have accrued 30 holds in addition to 8 blown saves. Seattle has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 22 save opportunities and they have come away with 14 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 57 times in high leverage situations and on 49 occasions with runners on base. Seattle bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 29.2% of 72 inherited base runners. They rank 13th in MLB with a save percentage of 63.6%, and they have sent 161 relievers to the mound this year.
Out of their 3,813 innings on the field, the Mariners have earned a efficiency on defense of 70.1% (12th in pro baseball). The Seattle Mariners have twisted 48 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in professional baseball). The Mariners have 451 assists, 30 errors and have earned 1,271 putouts this season.
So far in his MLB career, Flexen has given up 146 base knocks while he has accumulated 73 K's in 108 frames. Flexen (7-13 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 6.96 ERA while surrendering 12.1 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 84 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.923 and having a FIP of 5.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.16 and he has gone up against 521 batters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle
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