Athletics's Starting Hurler Mike Fiers with a Predicted Home Win Over the Rangers

Fri, Sep 20, 2019 | Emma Botos


Mike Minor
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September 20, 2019 -- The Athletics likely winner at home over the Rangers with a 58.71% of being correct based on our model.

This game is setup to be a pitching duel between the Athletics's Mike Fiers and the Rangers's Mike Minor. The Athletics starting hurler is predicted to throw for 21.804 outs, allow 1.964 earned runs, and a 0.014 probability of a complete game. The Rangers's Mike Minor is predicted to throw for 6.668 innings, allowing 2.420 earned runs, with 7.324 Ks.

In a hitting matchup, Matt Olson of the Athletics will see who has the better stick against the visiting slugger Nick Solak. Matt Olson is forecast to bat for 0.245 with 0.702 RBIs and 0.649 runs scored. Based on the Snoozle MLB model, Nick Solak is predicted to bat for 0.300 with 0.557 RBIs and 0.482 runs scored.

For this game the Rangers are the best value on the money line bets with on the +145 away odds and a predicted 41.29% likelihood to win.

Posted at Fri, September 20, 2019 13:04:35 UTC