Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Justin Dunn and the Seattle Mariners (23-27, 3rd in AL West) host the Texas Rangers (22-29, 5th in AL West) at T-Mobile Park on Saturday.
The Rangers have recorded 59 doubles as a squad and have hit 59 baseballs out of the park. Texas is slugging .383 and have been called out on strikes 480 times, while drawing a walk on 156 occasions. As a team, the Texas Rangers are compiling 4.1 runs per game, which ranks them 18th in MLB. They have accrued 195 runs batted in as well as 389 base knocks so far this season, and their team batting average is .234. They have accounted for 207 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .306.
The Rangers hold a team earned run average of 4.40 on the year (20th in the league), and the staff has rung up 407 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.58 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.35. Rangers pitchers have allowed 59 home runs in addition to 230 total runs (21st in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 158 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.21 as a team on the campaign.
The Rangers have dispatched 148 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. The relievers have inherited 69 runners on the campaign with 27.5% of those players crossed home plate. They have accumulated 12 saves over the course of the season and have blown 6 of their 18 save opportunities. The Rangers relief pitchers have a save percentage of 66.7% and has come into the game in 34 save situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 15 holds so far this season (28th in baseball). Rangers relief pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 44 times and also have had 46 appearances in high leverage situations.
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 sits at .984 which ranks 15th in MLB, and they have twisted 365 double plays. The Rangers have turned 68.2% of balls in play into outs in their 3,999 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 25th in baseball.
Foltynewicz has taken the ball for 741 innings and has accumulated 697 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. Foltynewicz (45-46 record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.39 while he has gone up against 3,185 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.34 (358 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.328. He has given up 731 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has had 254 walks.
The Seattle Mariners have tallied a team OBP of .281 as well as a batting average of .202 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 461 instances (8th in the league) and have a total of 312 hits. Seattle is sitting with 54 home runs so far this year to go along with 178 RBIs. The Mariners hold a team SLG% of .360 and they earn 3.76 runs per game (26th in the league). They have tallied 76 two-baggers, while taking a walk 157 times as well as scoring 184 runs.
The Mariners are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.304 and have a FIP of 4.36 as a pitching staff so far this year. They are currently ranked 19th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 390. The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 233 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 4.55 (214 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.35 (380 strikeouts vs 162 walks). They have allowed 55 long balls and they surrender 4.96 runs per 9 innings (22nd in the league).
With 52 save situations, the Mariners have tallied 30 holds and 8 blown saves. Seattle has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 22 save chances and they have recorded 14 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 57 times in high leverage situations and on 49 occasions with base runners. Seattle relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 29.2% out of 72 inherited base runners. They sit at 13th in the league with a save rate of 63.6%, and they have sent 161 relief pitchers to the mound so far this season.
In 3,813 innings on the field, the Mariners hold a defensive efficiency of 70.1% (12th in the majors). The Seattle Mariners have turned 48 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in professional baseball). The Mariners have racked up 451 assists, 30 errors and have accounted for 1,271 putouts on the campaign.
In his MLB career, Dunn has surrendered 58 base knocks and he has 80 strikeouts in 92 innings. He has given up 39 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.337 and a FIP of 5.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.23 and he has gone up against 398 hitters during his career. Dunn (5-3 record in his career) has earned a 3.82 earned run average and has allowed 5.7 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Texas
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