Sunday, August 16, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Vidal Nuno (0-1) vs. Henry Owens (1-1)
The Seattle Mariners visit Fenway Park on Sunday to play the Boston Red Sox. Vidal Nuno is the probable starter for the Mariners and he'll face Henry Owens of the Red Sox. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +128 and Boston at -138. The over/under was set at 9.5. The Mariners, with a 49-67 run line record, cover the spread 42% of the time. They also have a 53-58 over/under record. The Red Sox have a 58-52 over/under record and a 50-65 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 44% of the time.
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The Mariners show up with a 54-62 record, including 28-29 on the road. Starting pitcher Vidal Nuno holds a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.13. He's pitched 30 innings thus far while surrendering 29 hits over that time and when he starts, the Mariners are 1-1. The Mariners are also 1-1 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 6 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 4.05 and they've given up 343 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 322 and walked 138 batters this season while opposing teams hit .252 against them. Seattle has a team average of 8.57 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.85 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.05, they are 22nd in the league.
Seattle ranks 27th in the league in team batting average at .241 while hitting .235 on the road. Ranked at 28th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mariners sit at .302 and they hold a .397 team slugging percentage. With 140 hits, Nelson Cruz leads the team while his team ranks 25th in hits per game with 8.22.
Boston is 28-28 at home while holding a 51-64 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 3.60, Henry Owens will come into this game holding a 1-1 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He's pitched 10 innings thus far while surrendering 8 hits over that time in which the Red Sox are 1-1. The Red Sox are also 2-0 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 5 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 4.12 and they have given up 378 hits on the season. The Red Sox bullpen has struck out 328 batters and walked 130 this season while opposing teams have hit .259 against them. Boston has a team average of 9.39 hits per game and are averaging 7.56 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.59, they are 28th in the league.
They rank 7th in the league in team batting average with a .260 average while hitting .285 at home. Ranked at 8th in the league in on-base percentage, the Red Sox sit at .321 and they hold a .400 team slugging percentage. With 132 hits, Xander Bogaerts leads the team while his team ranks 7th in hits per game with 8.97.
The Mariners have committed 60 errors and have combined for 1,211 assists and 3,146 put outs leading to a .986 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Red Sox have accumlated 65 errors while having 1142 assists and 3,061 put outs leading to a .985 fielding percentage.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 53-58 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 49-67 against the run line so far this season
Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 58-52 against the over/under so far this season
The Boston Red Sox are 50-65 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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)
Boston Red Sox
08/14/15 LF Hanley Ramirez Foot "?" Saturday vs. Seattle Mariners
08/11/15 P Koji Uehara Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/8), out for season
08/02/15 P Rick Porcello Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/30)
07/25/15 2B Dustin Pedroia Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/23)
07/11/15 P Clay Buchholz Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (7/11)
05/29/15 P Brandon Workman Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/3)
05/28/15 P Anthony Varvaro Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/29)
05/13/15 P Justin Masterson Arm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/13)
04/04/15 C Christian Vazquez Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/30), out for season
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners
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