Rangers Predicted to Fall at Home to Athletics Despite Nick Solak's Effort

Fri, Sep 13, 2019 | Emma Botos

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Chris Bassitt with the Oakland Athletics in 2015
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September 13, 2019 -- The Rangers change of losing to the Athletics is 62.05% based on our model.

Likely starting pitcher Brock Burke for the Rangers will be matched up with the Athletics probable starter Chris Bassitt. The Snoozle MLB model estimates Brock Burke will have 2.432 earned runs, a predicted 21.602 outs, and 6.389 strike outs. Chris Bassitt is estimated to have 1.885 earned runs, 22.115 outs, and 7.366 strike outs.

Expected in today's lineup will be top sluggers Nick Solak and Matt Olson from Rangers and Athletics, respectively. Based on the Snoozle model, Nick Solak is predicted to have 0.491 RBIs and score 0.542 runs over an estimated 3.775 at-bats. Matt Olson is forecast to bring in 0.701 RBIs and 0.665 runs scored, with an 0.340 OBP and 1.138 Ks.

There is no best value for Athletics -167 at Rangers +145 matchup based on our model's game predictions. With a predicted 71.88% likelihood and +105 odds at 10.5 runs, the under line is the best value.

Posted at Fri, September 13, 2019 13:05:06 UTC