Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Godley (1-0) vs. Hisashi Iwakuma (2-1)
The Seattle Mariners host the Arizona Diamondbacks at Safeco Field on Tuesday. The probable starters are Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks and Hisashi Iwakuma for the Mariners. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +153 and Seattle at -163. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Diamondbacks have a 48-44 over/under record and a 51-46 run line mark, meaning they cover 53% of the time. The Mariners are 41-58 against the run line and have a 43-52 over/under record. They cover the spread 41% of the time.
The Diamondbacks show up with a 46-51 record, including 20-24 on the road. Starting pitcher Zack Godley holds a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 0.00 and a WHIP of 0.67. In his starts, the Diamondbacks are 1-0 over his 6 innings pitched this season while giving up 4 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 1-0. The team is averaging 8 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.40 and they've given up 305 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen while being struck out 284 times and walking 127 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 8.83 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.15 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.07.
Arizona is batting .261 as a team, which is good for 6th in the league and hitting .259 away from home. Ranked at 7th in the league in on-base percentage, the Diamondbacks sit at .323 and they hold a .401 team slugging percentage. They rank 5th in baseball with 9.09 hits per game and Paul Goldschmidt leads the team with 119.
Seattle is 22-28 at home while holding a 46-53 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 4.50, Hisashi Iwakuma will come into this game holding a 2-1 record and a 1.17 WHIP. In his starts, the Mariners are 3-4 and he has allowed 42 hits over 42 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 4-3. The team is averaging 4.3 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.80 and they have given up 285 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .248 against the Mariners bullpen while being struck out 273 times and walking 118 times this season. As a team, Seattle has allowed 8.47 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.79 batters per nine. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88.
They are batting .238 as a team, which is good for 26th in the league and hitting .250 at home. Ranked at 28th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mariners sit at .300 and they hold a .388 team slugging percentage. They rank 26th in baseball with 8.06 hits per game and Nelson Cruz leads the team with 115.
The Diamondbacks have committed 47 errors and have combined for 1030 assists and 2,650 put outs leading to a .987 team fielding percentage. For the home team, they hold a .986 team fielding percentage while committing 53 errors, accumulating 1021 assists and compiling 2,671 put outs.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 48-44 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 51-46 against the run line so far this season
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 43-52 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 41-58 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/26/15 C Jarrod Saltalamacchia Neck Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/12); expected to be activated Tuesday vs. Seattle
07/20/15 P Chase Anderson Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/19)
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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