Tampa Bay (B McKay) (@1.6) vs Texas (K Allard) (@2.3)
12-09-2019

Our Prediction:

Tampa Bay (B McKay) will win

Tampa Bay (B McKay) – Texas (K Allard) Match Prediction | 12-09-2019 20:05

He maintains a slugging percentage of .339 with an OPS+ of 84. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Joey Wendle is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .370. Tampa Bay has walked 57 times this year and they have struck out on 136 occasions. He has 15 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 59 AB's. Matt Duffy comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .290. The Rays hold a .320 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 19th in baseball. They have scored 3.2 runs per game and totaled 48 runs this season. As a team, they are batting .224, good for 25th in the league. They have had 110 men left on base and have an OPS of .625. He has collected 10 hits in 38 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 145 and a slugging percentage of .474. The Rays as a unit have 112 base hits, including 17 doubles and 7 homers.

Boyd (8-10, 4.57) 7:05 PM ET LAD - R. Ray (12-7, 4.03) NYM - S. Anderson (11-9, 4.08) HOU - J. Gray (10-6, 2.75) SEA - M. Eflin (8-11, 4.31) 7:07 PM ET BOS - B. Davies (9-7, 3.69) MIA - P. Peters (3-2, 4.45) 8:10 PM ET KC - G. Agrazal (4-4, 4.94) SF - L. Thornton (4-9, 5.23) 7:10 PM ET ARI - R. Prez (10-6, 4.75) 8:05 PM ET TB - A. Means (10-10, 3.50) 7:05 PM ET ATL - D. Poyner (0-0, 10.50) TOR - T. Keuchel (7-5, 3.47) PHI - Z. Urquidy (1-1, 5.33) 8:40 PM ET STL - D. Hamels (7-6, 3.95) SD - C. Strasburg (16-6, 3.50) MIN - M. Stripling (4-4, 3.42) BAL - J. Senzatela (8-10, 7.19) 9:45 PM ET PIT - D. Kittredge (1-0, 4.17) TEX - A. Webb (1-1, 6.50) 10:10 PM ET CIN - S. Jurado (7-10, 5.40) 8:07 PM ET CLE - A. Lpez (5-8, 4.75) 7:40 PM ET WAS - S. Sabathia (5-8, 4.93) DET - M. Gonzales (14-11, 4.37) 10:10 PM ET CHC - C. Lpez (9-12, 5.17) 8:10 PM ET OAK - B. Matz (9-8, 4.00) 7:10 PM ET MIL - Z. Sparkman (3-11, 5.97) CWS - R. Plutko (6-4, 4.44) LAA - D. Hudson (15-6, 3.40) COL - A. 6:40 PM ET NYY - C.

Tampa Bay at Texas

He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.63. He also has given up 11 hits. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 66 hitters and struck out 133 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. He has 9 strikeouts over the 11 innings he's pitched. Their relievers have struck out 61 batters and walked 33 opposing hitters. They have given up 17 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. With an earned run average of 8.18, Jake Faria has a 0-1 record and a 1.91 WHIP this season. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 70 base hits on the year. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. Teams are hitting .257 against the Rays bullpen. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 135 base knocks and 75 earned runs this season. Tampa Bay has a 4-12 overall mark this year.

They have allowed 19 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. The Rangers have a 6-12 overall record this season. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 65 batters and struck out 149. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 65 hitters and walked 28 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. Starting pitcher Cole Hamels has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.55 this year. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.33 and they have given up 64 base hits on the year. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 170 base hits and 83 earned runs. He has 30 strikeouts over his 22 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.67. He's allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.

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Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 65 hitters and struck out 122 batters. Tampa Bay has a 3-12 overall mark this year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Rays bullpen. He allows 5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.43. They have given up 15 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. He has 12 strikeouts over the 14.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 8 hits. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.82 and they have given up 67 base hits on the year. With an earned run average of 0.00, Yonny Chirinos has a 0-0 record and a 0.70 WHIP this season. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32. Their relievers have struck out 59 batters and walked 32 opposing hitters. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 127 base knocks and 71 earned runs this season.

He maintains a slugging percentage of .350 with an OPS+ of 90. They have scored 3.5 runs per game and totaled 56 runs this season. Joey Wendle is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .360. As a team, they are batting .233, good for 16th in the league. They have had 119 men left on base and have an OPS of .650. The Rays as a unit have 125 base hits, including 19 doubles and 9 homers. He has 16 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 60 AB's. He has collected 10 hits in 41 at bats while driving in 5 runs. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Tampa Bay has walked 61 times this year and they have struck out on 144 occasions. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .439. The Rays hold a .337 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 17th in baseball. Matt Duffy comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .302.

He has 9 strikeouts over his 12.1 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.53 and they have given up 61 base hits on the year. They have allowed 17 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 61 hitters and walked 27 batters. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 157 base hits and 76 earned runs. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.04. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 61 batters and struck out 141. As a team, Texas allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The Rangers have a 6-11 overall record this season. He allows 13.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.6. Starting pitcher Matt Moore has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 8.76 and a WHIP of 2.11 this year. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9.