Player Props: How Many Strikeouts Can Charlie Morton Get vs Astros?
Even the right-hander contains 197 strikeouts at 161 innings over 27 starts, averaging 11.01 strikeouts per nine innings (K/9)that he’s got a 4.38 strikeout-to-walk ratio (K/BB) and 30.4% of his pitches are strikes.
Opponents are hitting only .211 against Morton and through 27 looks this season he has averaged 5.96 innings pitched and he’s thrown at least seven strikeouts in each of his past four starts.
The Over/Under strikeout total of Charlie Morton was set by betOnline at six. They also offer the prop:
Charlie Morton will have :
4 strikeouts (-2500)
5 strikeouts (-625)
6 strikeouts (-233)
7 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 from Morton. The Astros are hitting on .270 contrary to right-handers using 697 strikeouts in 3361 at-bats and they have 38 strikeouts in within their past six games.
Morton has a .278 Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA)that 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 season.
The projected Astros lineup includes only 3 batters having a strikeout rate above 21% but Morton includes a .238 Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA) plus a .090 Isolated Power (ISO) from a total of 313 right-handers faced this year and the Astros can possess five righties in their lineup. I’ll take Morton to record tonight.
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