Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 4/20/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (+110) Seattle (-130)
The Texas Rangers (2-7) are hitting the road to T-Mobile Park on Wednesday where they will take on the Seattle Mariners (5-5). The moneyline on this matchup has Texas at +110 and Seattle is sitting at -130. The total is set at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers are Dane Dunning and Logan Gilbert.
The Rangers have tallied 10 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 10 baseballs out of the park. Texas is slugging .367 and have been rung up 67 times, while drawing a walk on 35 occasions. As a unit, the Texas Rangers are putting up 5.4 runs per game, which has them at 3rd in MLB. They have tallied 46 runs batted in in addition to 75 hits for the season, and their team batting average is at .240. They are sitting with 49 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .320.
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The Rangers hold a team earned run average of 6.19 on the season (30th in the league), and the staff has rung up 88 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 32 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 5.36 as a team for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.75 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.56. Rangers pitchers have yielded 18 long balls in addition to 59 total runs (27th in the league).
Rangers relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on base 12 times as well as having 6 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 3 holds on the season (24th in MLB). The Rangers relievers have recorded a save rate of 0.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 5 save situations. They have recorded 0 saves so far this season and have blown 2 out of their 2 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 15 runners so far this year and 40.0% of those players earned a run for their team. The Rangers have sent 45 relief pitchers to the mound this season.
The Texas Rangers have accounted for 240 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 97 assists and 9 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .974 which puts them in 29th in baseball, and they have twisted 9 double plays. The Rangers have transformed 63.0% of balls in play into outs out of their 720 innings, which has them sitting at 30th in MLB.
Dunning (7-10 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.03 while he has gone up against 694 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 162 hits (9.1 hits per nine innings) with 60 free passes. His earned run average is 4.43 (79 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.385. Dunning has taken the mound for 160 frames and has 160 strikeouts in his MLB career.
The Mariners hold a slugging percentage of .358 and they score 3.90 runs per game (22nd in MLB). They have hit 15 doubles, while getting a free base 41 times and scoring 39 runs. Seattle has a total of 10 home runs this year and 39 RBIs. They have been rung up on 77 instances (23rd in MLB) and have recorded 71 base hits. The Seattle Mariners hold an on-base percentage of .310 as well as a batting average of .215 on the year.
The Seattle pitching staff have allowed 35 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 3.14 (30 earned runs allowed). They have surrendered 15 long balls and they yield 3.66 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball). The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.105 with a FIP of 4.55 as a staff this season. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.87 (86 strikeouts against 30 bases on balls). They are sitting at 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 65.
Sitting with 8 save situations, the Mariners have earned 5 holds and also 1 blown save. Seattle has had relief pitchers take the mound in 3 save chances and they have converted 2 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 9 times in high leverage situations and on 4 occasions with runners on. Seattle relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 33.3% of 6 inherited base runners. They are ranked 20th in MLB with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 32 relievers to the mound over the course of the season.
The Seattle Mariners have gotten 11 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .988 (11th in MLB). The Mariners have accrued 84 assists, 4 errors and have earned 258 putouts on the campaign. In their 774 innings on the diamond, the Mariners have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 75.2% (1st in baseball).
So far in his career, Gilbert has surrendered 119 base hits and he has 139 strikeouts in 129 innings pitched. Gilbert (7-5 mark in his career) has earned a 4.38 earned run average and has conceded 8.3 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 63 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.144 and having a FIP of 3.7. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.79 and he has faced 543 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (-130)
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