The right-hander contains 197 strikeouts in 161 innings over 27 starts, averaging 11.01 strikeouts per nine innings (K/9), he has a 4.38 strikeout-to-walk ratio (K/BB) and 30.4 percent of the pitches are strikes.
Opponents are hitting only .211 against Morton and through 27 appearances this season he’s averaged 5.96 innings pitched and he’s pitched at least seven strikeouts in each of his last four starts.
The Over/Under strikeout complete of Charlie Morton was set by betOnline at six. They offer the next prop:
Charlie Morton will possess at least:
4 strikeouts (-2500)
5 strikeouts (-625)
6 strikeouts (-233)
Seven strikeouts (-114)
8 strikeouts (-101)
9 strikeouts (+129)
10 strikeouts (+227)
11 strikeouts (+409)
12 strikeouts (+761)
13 strikeouts (+1766)
14 strikeouts (+2894)
The present Astros roster is 17-for-58 (.293) with 11 strikeouts against Morton. The Astros are hitting .270 against right-handers using 697 strikeouts at 3361 at-bats and they have 38 strikeouts in 192 at-bats over their past six games.
Morton has a .278 Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA), he averages 9.97 strikeouts per nine innings (K/9) and issues 3.02 walks per nine innings (BB/9) in 14 road begins this year.
The projected Astros lineup includes just three batters using a strikeout rate above 21 percent but Morton includes a .238 Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA) plus a .090 Isolated Power (ISO) against a total of 313 right-handers faced this year and the Astros could possess five righties in their lineup. I’ll take tonight to be recorded six strikeouts at -114 by Morton.
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