Mariners Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 12, 2021

Written By Staff on August 12, 2021

A pair of baseball’s top sluggers square off when the Seattle Mariners (60-55) and the Texas Rangers (40-74) play at 4:10 PM ET on Thursday at T-Mobile Park. Mitch Haniger has 26 homers (sixth in league) for the Mariners, and Adolis Garcia ranks ninth with 25 long balls for the Rangers. Seattle (-200 to win) has Marco Gonzales starting, while Texas (+170) will counter with Mike Foltynewicz.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 12, 2021, 1:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Mariners vs Rangers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Gonzales (SEA) Pitcher Foltynewicz (TEX)
3 – 5 W/L 2 – 10
80.0 IP 117.0
4.73 ERA 5.77
1.340 WHIP 1.320
7.3 K/9 6.2
2.9 BB/9 2.4

Mariners Probable Starter Marco Gonzales

  • The Mariners will send Gonzales (3-5) to the mound for his 16th start of the season. He is 3-5 with a 4.73 ERA and 65 strikeouts through 80 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Friday against the Yankees, when he tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up three hits.
  • He meets a Rangers offense that ranks 28th in the league with 426 total runs scored while batting .222 as a squad. His opponent has a collective .368 slugging percentage (29th in MLB play) and has hit a total of 123 home runs (23rd in the league).
  • The Mariners are 1-2 in Gonzales’ three starts this season with Seattle as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 12, 2021 at 1:52 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs Gonzales

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 29 .241 7 0 0 .267 .646
Jose Trevino 8 .500 4 0 2 .500 1.375
Adolis García 6 .333 2 0 2 .333 .833
Charlie Culberson 6 .500 3 0 0 .571 1.071
Nate Lowe 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Andy Ibáñez 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 1.000
Jonah Heim 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000

Rangers Probable Starter Mike Foltynewicz

  • The Rangers’ Foltynewicz (2-10) will make his 23rd start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed two hits in six innings against the Athletics.
  • The Mariners have scored 480 runs this season, which ranks 20th in MLB. They have 830 hits, 29th in baseball, with 141 home runs (12th in the league).
  • When he starts a game and his team is the underdog on the moneyline, they have a record of 7-12.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 12, 2021 at 1:52 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 17 .118 2 0 1 .167 .285
J.P. Crawford 16 .188 3 2 3 .235 .797
Kyle Seager 14 .214 3 0 0 .267 .553
Ty France 11 .273 3 0 0 .429 .793
Dylan Moore 7 .143 1 1 3 .250 .821
Jake Bauers 5 .200 1 0 1 .200 .400
Jarred Kelenic 3 .000 0 0 0 .400 .400
Jake Fraley 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Tom Murphy 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Cal Raleigh 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Mariners Betting Trends

  • The Mariners’ offense is averaging 4.0 runs in home games while pushing across 4.4 per game away from T-Mobile Park.
  • The Mariners have the No. 20 offense in MLB action scoring 4.2 runs per game (480 total runs).
  • The Mariners are 11-14 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 44% of those games).
  • Seattle has played as a moneyline favorite of -200 or shorter in just two games this season, which they split 1-1.
  • In the 114 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Seattle, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 55 times (55-53-6).
  • Seattle was favored on the moneyline for three of its last 10 games, and went 1-2 in those matchups.
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Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have scored the 28th-most runs in the league this season with just 426 (3.7 per game).
  • They’ve scored 3.6 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 3.9 at home.
  • The Rangers have been underdogs in 95 games this season and won 32 (33.7%) of those contests.
  • Texas has a record of 5-15 in games where oddsmakers have them as underogs of at least +170 on the moneyline.
  • Games involving Texas have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 54 of 114 chances this season.
  • Texas has played as the underdog in eight of its past 10 games and won two of those contests.

Mariners Players to Watch

  • Haniger paces the Mariners with 26 home runs.
  • Haniger ranks sixth in HR among qualifying batters in baseball.
  • Ty France is hitting .281 with 25 doubles, 11 home runs and 28 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, France’s .429 SLG ranks 23rd.

Mariners Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Mitch Haniger 436 .259 76 26 66 .315 .804
J.P. Crawford 424 .269 58 5 35 .332 .693
Kyle Seager 424 .217 48 25 72 .290 .731
Ty France 392 .281 54 11 49 .354 .783
Dylan Moore 258 .182 31 10 36 .276 .621
Luis Torrens 216 .208 26 12 26 .277 .694
Tom Murphy 197 .198 26 8 21 .289 .649
Jarred Kelenic 171 .146 17 5 17 .236 .499
Jake Fraley 138 .225 20 7 26 .386 .785
Jake Bauers 131 .229 12 1 8 .289 .556

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Garcia leads Texas in home runs (25) and runs batted in (68) this season while batting .250.
  • Garcia’s 25 HR rank ninth, and his 68 RBI rank 22nd among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Nate Lowe is batting .249 with an OBP of .347 and a slugging percentage of .387 this season.

Rangers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 453 .260 51 7 38 .294 .658
Adolis García 396 .250 52 25 68 .295 .785
Nate Lowe 393 .249 45 12 51 .347 .734
Jonah Heim 199 .206 18 8 21 .246 .623
Charlie Culberson 197 .234 17 3 17 .283 .638
Brock Holt 190 .200 18 2 16 .282 .577
Jose Trevino 185 .227 14 3 17 .244 .552
Andy Ibáñez 147 .211 14 4 13 .259 .599
Jason Martin 82 .146 6 3 6 .222 .502
Curtis Terry 45 .089 3 0 1 .146 .279

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