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Rangers Vs Mariners: MLB Betting Odds & Trends – 5/7/2021

The Texas Rangers () host the Seattle Mariners () on Friday at Globe Life Field, starting at 8:05 PM ET. Mike Foltynewicz starts for Texas, and Chris Flexen is Seattle’s pick to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 7, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Rangers vs Mariners Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Foltynewicz (TEX) Pitcher Flexen (SEA)
1 – 3 W/L 2 – 1
33.1 IP 27.0
4.32 ERA 3.33
1.290 WHIP 1.330
8.4 K/9 7.0
2.2 BB/9 2.0

Rangers Probable Starter Mike Foltynewicz

  • Foltynewicz (1-3) gets the starting nod for the Rangers in his seventh start of the season. He has a 4.32 ERA in 33 1/3 innings pitched, with 31 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent appearance on Sunday against the Red Sox, the righty threw six innings, giving up two earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • The opposing Mariners offense has a collective .201 batting average, and is 29th in the league with 202 total hits and 19th in MLB play with 127 runs scored. They have the 26th-ranked slugging percentage (.359) and rank 18th in home runs (35) in all of MLB.
  • The Rangers were favored on the moneyline for one Foltynewicz start this season — they lost.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 7, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mariners Stats vs Foltynewicz

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mitch Haniger 6 .167 1 0 1 .167 .334
J.P. Crawford 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Kyle Seager 4 .750 3 0 0 .750 1.750
Ty France 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167

Mariners Probable Starter Chris Flexen

  • The Mariners’ Flexen (2-1) will make his sixth start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up three earned runs and allowed four hits in four innings pitched against the Angels on Saturday.
  • The Rangers rank 16th in MLB with 135 runs scored this season. They have a .236 batting average this campaign with 40 home runs (ninth in the league).
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Seattle has a record of 4-1 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 7, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs Flexen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Joey Gallo 2 .500 1 1 1 .500 2.500
Charlie Culberson 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Rangers average 3.1 runs per game at home compared to 5.0 per contest on the road.
  • The Rangers score the 16th-most runs in baseball (135 total, 4.1 per game).
  • The Rangers have been listed as the moneyline favorite only two other times so far this season, and they lost both of the games.
  • Texas has played as a moneyline favorite of -118 or shorter in just two games this season, which they lost both.
  • Texas has played in 33 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 14 times (14-18-1).
  • Over the last 10 games, Texas has not been the moneyline favorite.

Mariners Betting Trends

  • The Mariners have scored the 19th-most runs in the league this season with 127 (4.0 per game).
  • They’ve scored 4.1 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 3.9 at home.
  • The Mariners have won 14, or 53.8%, of the 26 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Seattle has a record of 14-11 in games where oddsmakers have them as underogs of at least +100 on the moneyline.
  • Games involving Seattle have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 14 of 32 chances this season.
  • Seattle has played as the underdog in seven of its past 10 games and has gone 3-4 in those contests.

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Nate Lowe has put up a team-high 24 runs batted in.
  • Lowe ranks 12th in hits (34), and fifth in RBI (24) among qualifying batters in MLB action.
  • Nick Solak’s seven home runs lead his team.
  • Solak ranks 12th in hits (34), and 16th in HR (7) among qualifying hitters in baseball.

Rangers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 132 .273 20 5 14 .322 .761
Nate Lowe 124 .274 14 6 24 .362 .822
Nick Solak 124 .274 22 7 15 .353 .821
Joey Gallo 106 .226 18 4 13 .388 .756
David Dahl 98 .204 11 2 9 .238 .544
Adolis García 89 .258 13 7 19 .309 .848
Jose Trevino 81 .247 8 1 3 .271 .580
Charlie Culberson 64 .281 5 2 9 .303 .772
Willie Calhoun 61 .328 9 3 7 .397 .889
Eli White 55 .127 3 0 4 .200 .364

Mariners Players to Watch

  • Mitch Haniger is batting .254 with eight home runs and 23 RBI. All three of those stats are best among Seattle hitters this season.
  • Haniger’s .534 SLG ranks 25th, his 8 HR rank ninth, and his 23 RBI rank ninth among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Kyle Seager is batting .242 with an OBP of .295 and a slugging percentage of .458 this season.
  • Seager ranks ninth in SLG (.458), and 11th in RBI (22) among qualified hitters in the majors.

Mariners Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Seager 120 .242 10 5 22 .295 .753
Mitch Haniger 118 .254 21 8 23 .300 .834
Ty France 114 .246 19 3 13 .351 .746
J.P. Crawford 102 .245 13 0 8 .313 .607
Dylan Moore 85 .129 8 2 11 .250 .497
Evan White 78 .141 6 1 6 .202 .407
Taylor Trammell 77 .156 11 4 11 .261 .599
Luis Torrens 70 .214 6 1 4 .257 .586
Sam Haggerty 61 .213 11 2 5 .262 .590
José Marmolejos 58 .155 7 3 8 .279 .624

Rangers vs Mariners Player Props

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