Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Guardians Prediction, 6/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Cleveland Guardians
Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: Bally Sports Great Lakes
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (+110) Cleveland (-130)
The Cleveland Guardians (24-25) are welcoming the Texas Rangers (25-28) at Progressive Field on Tuesday. The line on this contest has the Rangers at +110 while the Guardians are sitting at -130. The total has been set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Taylor Hearn and Konnor Pilkington.
As a team, the Texas Rangers are notching 4.3 runs/g, which is 18th in MLB. They have 226 runs scored while having a team OBP of .292. The Rangers have compiled 66 doubles as a team and have knocked 64 baseballs out of the park. They have accounted for 211 RBI's and 413 hits for the year, and their team batting average sits at .231. Texas has a slugging rate of .381 and have struck out 442 times, while taking a walk on 143 occasions.
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The Rangers are sitting with a team ERA of 3.78 over the course of the season (13th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 451 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.39 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.27. Rangers pitchers have yielded 55 long balls in addition to 217 total runs (11th in MLB). They have walked 189 batters and their FIP sits at 4.09 as a unit this season.
Rangers pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 44 times as well as having 63 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have racked up 32 holds for the year (16th in the league). The Rangers relievers have a save percentage of 60.0% and has come into the game in 52 save situations. They have accumulated 12 saves on the season and have not converted 8 out of their 20 save chances. The relievers have inherited 66 base runners on the year and 28.8% of those players crossed the plate. The Rangers have dispatched 186 relief pitchers to the hill this year.
The Rangers have turned 70.3% of balls hit into play into outs in their 4,245 innings, which has them sitting 15th in the majors. The Texas Rangers are sitting with 1,415 putouts for the season, as well as 492 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .981 which ranks 24th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 45 double plays.
Hearn (9-11 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.87 while he has gone up against 734 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 166 hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) and has had 80 walks. His ERA is 4.98 (92 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.479. Hearn has thrown 166 frames and has tallied 156 K's so far in his MLB career.
The Cleveland Guardians have compiled a team on-base percentage of .311 and a team batting average of .245 on the year. They have been called out on strikes on 338 occasions (30th in the league) and have 407 base knocks. Cleveland has compiled 43 long balls on the season to go along with 218 runs batted in. The Guardians hold a team SLG% of .387 and they are recording 4.59 runs per game (9th in baseball). They have hit 81 doubles, while taking a walk 151 times and recording 225 runs.
The Cleveland pitching staff have given up 199 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 3.72 (178 earned runs surrendered). They have given up 46 home runs and they concede 4.16 runs per 9 innings (12th in baseball). The Guardians are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.151 and have a FIP of 3.79 as a pitching staff for the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.85 (404 strikeouts against 142 walks). They come in at 1st in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 354.
Cleveland has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 14 save opportunities and they have walked away with 10 saves. They sit at 5th in the league with a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have sent 149 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 47 times in high leverage situations and on 44 occasions with base runners. Cleveland relievers hold an inherited score rate of 23.3% of 60 inherited base runners. Sitting with 30 save situations, the Guardians have earned 15 holds and 4 blown saves.
In their 3,879 innings on the diamond, the Guardians have earned a efficiency on defense of 71.9% (7th in pro baseball). The Cleveland Guardians have turned 37 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .985 (17th in pro baseball). The Guardians have accrued 411 assists, 26 errors and have amassed 1,293 putouts on the season.
Pilkington (1-0 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 2.65 ERA and has allowed 9.0 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.30 and he has faced 79 opposing hitters during his MLB career. He has conceded a total of 5 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.588 and being the owner of a FIP of 2.2. So far in his pro baseball career, Pilkington has allowed 17 base knocks while tallying 23 strikeouts in 17 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Texas (+110)
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