Monday, July 27, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Robbie Ray (3-5) vs. Mike Montgomery (4-4)
The Seattle Mariners host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Safeco Field on Monday. Robbie Ray is the probable starter for the Diamondbacks and he'll face Mike Montgomery of the Mariners. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +115 and Seattle at -125. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Diamondbacks, with a 50-46 run line record, cover the spread 52% of the time. They also have a 48-43 over/under record. The Mariners are 40-58 against the run line and have a 42-52 over/under record. They cover the spread 41% of the time.
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The Diamondbacks come into this game with a 45-51 record, and they are 20-24 away from home. Robbie Ray has an earned run average of 2.72 and is 3-5 so far on the season while having a 1.12 WHIP. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 3-7 over his 59.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 52 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Diamondbacks are 4-6 in his starts. The team is averaging 3.3 runs when he starts. The bullpen has given up 305 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.43. Opposing teams are hitting .243 against the Diamondbacks bullpen while walking 126 times and striking out 279 times. Arizona is averaging 7.11 strikeouts per game while getting 8.88 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 24th in baseball in team earned run average at 4.11.
Arizona is batting .261 as a team, which is good for 6th in the league and hitting .259 away from home. The Diamondbacks on-base percentage sits at .323, which puts them at 7th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .400. Paul Goldschmidt leads the team in hits with 117 while the team ranks 5th in baseball with 9.09 hits per game.
With a 45-53 overall record, Seattle will come into this game 21-28 at home. Mike Montgomery is starting this game 4-4 for the season with an earned run average of 3.25 and a WHIP of 1.19. In his starts, the Mariners are 4-6 and he has allowed 55 hits over 63.2 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Mariners are 4-5 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.6 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has given up 282 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.82. Opposing teams are hitting .249 against the Mariners bullpen while walking 116 times and striking out 269 times. Seattle is averaging 7.78 strikeouts per game while getting 8.48 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 17th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88.
They are batting .237 as a team, which is good for 26th in the league and hitting .248 at home. The Mariners on-base percentage sits at .299, which puts them at 27th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .386. Nelson Cruz leads the team in hits with 113 while the team ranks 27th in baseball with 8.01 hits a game.
In terms of team defense, the Diamondbacks have a fielding percentage of .987 with 48 total errors, 1019 assists and 2,623 put outs. The Mariners have committed 52 errors on the season with 1011 assists and 2,641 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .986 on the year.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 48-43 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 50-46 against the run line so far this season
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 42-52 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 40-58 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/20/15 P Chase Anderson Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/19)
07/17/15 C Jarrod Saltalamacchia Neck Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/12)
06/04/15 P Archie Bradley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/4)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
04/22/15 C Gerald Laird Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/9)
04/05/15 P David Hernandez Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/27)
07/09/15 P Charlie Furbush Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
05/29/15 P James Paxton Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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