Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Prediction, 6/3/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers
Date: Friday, June 3, 2022
Location: Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
The Seattle Mariners (21-29) are on their way to Globe Life Field on Friday where they will try to defeat the Texas Rangers (24-25). The men taking the mound are Logan Gilbert and Dane Dunning.
As a unit, the Seattle Mariners are notching 4.1 runs per game, which has them at 20th in the league. They have accumulated 203 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .319. The Mariners have recorded 72 doubles as a squad and have smacked 53 balls out of the park. They have earned 197 RBI's and 400 hits this season, while their average at the plate is sitting at .239. Seattle is slugging .386 and have been called out on strikes 419 times, while drawing a walk on 177 occasions.
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The Mariners are sitting with a team ERA of 4.17 over the course of the season (22nd in MLB), and their staff has struck out 419 hitters. They have walked 155 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.36 as a unit so far this year. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.70 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.30. Mariners pitchers have relinquished 66 home runs in addition to 219 runs in total (16th in the league).
The Mariners relievers have recorded a save percentage of 53.8% and has come into the game in 36 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 53 runners so far this season with 34.0% of them crossed the plate. Mariners relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 41 times as well as having 43 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have sent 166 relief pitchers to the hill this year. The relief pitchers have notched 22 holds so far this year (22nd in baseball). They have tallied 7 saves for the year and have not converted 6 out of their 13 chances to get a save.
The Seattle Mariners have earned a total of 1,310 putouts so far this season, in addition to 415 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .988 which has them ranked 6th in baseball, and have accumulated 38 double plays. The Mariners have converted 70.0% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 3,930 innings, which has them sitting 15th in the majors.
Gilbert (11-7 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 3.58 while going up against 739 batters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 155 hits (7.8 hits per 9 innings) with 46 free passes. His ERA is 3.89 (77 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.127. Gilbert has taken the mound for 178 frames and is sitting with 188 K's in his career.
The Rangers hold a slugging % of .380 and they score 4.37 runs per contest (14th in baseball). They have recorded 61 two-baggers, while getting a free base 138 times as well as scoring 214 runs. Texas has 57 home runs so far this year and 199 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 410 occasions (18th in the league) and have recorded 386 hits. The Texas Rangers have an OBP of .296 as well as a team batting average of .234 on the season.
The Rangers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.274 in addition to having a FIP of 4.03 as a team over the course of the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.45 (421 strikeouts vs 172 bases on balls). They are sitting at 10th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 381. They have surrendered 50 home runs and they allow 4.19 runs per 9 innings (14th in baseball). The Texas pitching staff have allowed 202 runs for the season while having an ERA of 3.81 (184 earned runs yielded).
Texas has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 17 save opportunities and they have recorded 11 saves. They are ranked 17th in the league with a save rate of 64.7%, and they have sent 172 relief pitchers onto the field on the year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 54 times in high leverage situations in addition to 42 occasions with runners on base. Texas relievers have an inherited score rate of 30.2% out of 63 inherited runners. Sitting with 43 save situations, the Rangers have 26 holds and also 6 blown saves.
In 3,912 innings on the diamond, the Rangers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (17th in professional baseball). The Texas Rangers have turned 41 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .981 (26th in professional baseball). The Rangers have recorded 456 assists, 35 errors and have earned 1,304 putouts over the course of the season.
In his pro baseball career, Dunning has given up 206 base hits while he has accumulated 205 strikeouts in 206 frames. Dunning (8-13 career record) is the owner of a 4.37 earned run average and has given up 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 100 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.369 and having a FIP of 3.9. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.70 and he has faced 891 batters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Texas
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