Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Prediction, 7/14/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers
Date: Thursday, July 14, 2022
Location: Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
The Seattle Mariners (45-42) are headed to Globe Life Field on Thursday where they will meet the Texas Rangers (40-45). The pitchers expected to start will be Marco Gonzales and Martin Perez.
Seattle has a slugging rate of .386 and have been called out on strikes 743 times, while being walked on 312 occasions. They have accrued 338 runs batted in and 679 hits on the year, while their average at the plate is at .234. The Mariners have hit 138 doubles as a team and have knocked 93 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 354 runs scored and have an OBP of .317. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are recording 4.1 runs per game, which has them sitting at 24th in MLB.
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The Mariners have an ERA of 3.58 on the campaign (6th in baseball), and they have rung up 731 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 245 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.11 as a team this season. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.98 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.21. Mariners pitchers have allowed 109 long balls and also 332 runs in total (4th in baseball).
Mariners relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on 65 times as well as having 88 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have 39 holds on the season (24th in baseball). The Mariners bullpen have a save percentage of 73.1% and has stepped onto the mound in 66 save situations. They have accumulated 19 saves this season and have blown 7 of 26 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 85 runners on the year and 29.4% of those players crossed the plate. The Mariners have dispatched 281 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season.
The Seattle Mariners have earned a total of 2,315 putouts for the season, in addition to 712 assists and 30 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .990 which is 1st in MLB, and have 60 double plays. The Mariners have turned 71.5% of balls in play into outs in their 6,945 innings, which has them sitting at 4th in baseball.
Gonzales has thrown 754 frames and has earned 577 K's during his pro baseball career. His ERA is 3.96 (332 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.270. He has given up 756 base hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) with 202 walks. Gonzales (56-42 win-loss mark in his career) holds a FIP of 4.35 and he has faced 3,175 opposing hitters during his time in the majors.
Texas has tallied 114 home runs for the season as well as 367 runs batted in. They have recorded 111 two-baggers, while getting a free base 241 times and putting up 389 runs. The Texas Rangers hold an OBP of .300 and a team batting average of .240 on the year. The Rangers hold a team SLG% of .402 and they are recording 4.58 runs per contest (8th in the league). They have been rung up on 732 occasions (17th in MLB) and have totaled 695 base knocks.
The Rangers have a team WHIP of 1.305 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.09 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.35 (687 strikeouts against 292 free passes). They are sitting at 13th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 697. They have conceded 86 home runs and they yield 4.54 runs per 9 innings (21st in the league). The Texas pitching staff have surrendered 382 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 4.08 (344 earned runs relinquished).
Texas has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 35 save chances and they have walked away with 20 saves. They sit at 24th in the league holding a save percentage of 57.1%, and they have sent 295 bullpen pitchers to the hill for the season. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 103 times in high leverage situations and also on 71 occasions with runners on. Texas relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 29.1% of 103 inherited base runners. Sitting with 82 save situations, the Rangers have accumulated 47 holds in addition to 15 blown saves.
Out of their 6,717 innings on the diamond, the Rangers are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 69.6% (17th in baseball). The Texas Rangers have turned 76 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .982 (25th in the majors). The Rangers have racked up 797 assists, 55 errors and have accumulated 2,239 putouts on the season.
Perez (70-71 career record) is the owner of a 4.53 earned run average and has given up 9.9 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.93 and he has gone up against 5,259 opposing batters in his career. He has allowed 609 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.454 and having a FIP of 4.4. So far in his pro baseball career, Perez has given up 1,330 base knocks and he has 826 punch outs in 1,208 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Texas
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