Even the right-hander has 197 strikeouts at 161 innings over 27 starts, averaging 11.01 strikeouts per nine innings (K/9), he’s got a 4.38 strikeout-to-walk ratio (K/BB) and 30.4 percent of his pitches are strikes.
Opponents are hitting just .211 from Morton and through 27 looks this season he has averaged 5.96 innings pitched and he’s thrown at least seven strikeouts in 3 of his past four starts.
The Over/Under strikeout total of Charlie Morton was place by betOnline . They offer the brace:
Charlie Morton will have at least:
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 .270 against right-handers with 697 strikeouts at 3361 at-bats and overall they have 38 strikeouts in within their past six matches.
Morton has a .278 Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA), he averages 9.97 strikeouts per nine innings (K/9) and problems 3.02 walks per nine innings (BB/9) in 14 road begins this season.
The projected Astros lineup includes only three batters with a strikeout rate above 21 percent but Morton has a .238 Weighted On-Base Average (wOBA) and also a .090 Isolated Power (ISO) from a total of 313 right-handers faced this season along with the Astros could have five righties in their lineup. I’ll take Morton to document tonight.