Wednesday, June 10, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker (2-6) vs. Trevor Bauer (5-2)
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The Seattle Mariners visit Progressive Field on Wednesday to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Taijuan Walker for the Mariners and Trevor Bauer for the Indians. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +147 and Cleveland at -160. The over/under was set at 8. The Mariners, with a 19-38 run line record, cover the spread 33% of the time. They also have a 23-33 over/under record. The Indians have a 27-28 over/under record and a 27-29 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 48% of the time.
The Mariners head into this matchup with a 25-32 record, including 12-13 on the road. Taijuan Walker has an earned run average of 5.80 and is 2-6 so far on the season while having a 1.47 WHIP. In his starts, the Mariners are 3-8 over his 59 innings pitched this season while giving up 63 hits during those innings. The Mariners are also 5-6 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 2.5 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.65 and they've given up 154 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen while being struck out 144 times and walking 72 times this season. As a team, Seattle has allowed 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.51 batters per nine. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66.
Seattle is batting .237 as a team, which is good for 27th in the league and hitting .227 away from home. Ranked at 27th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mariners sit at .297 and they hold a .388 team slugging percentage. They rank 24th in baseball with 8.04 hits per game and Nelson Cruz leads the team with 73.
With a 11-16 home record, Cleveland will hope to improve on their 27-29 overall mark. Trevor Bauer is starting this game 5-2 for the season with an earned run average of 2.94 and a WHIP of 1.18. In his starts, the Indians are 6-5 and he has allowed 54 hits over 70.1 innings pitched this season. The Indians are also 3-7 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 4.2 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.18 and they have given up 149 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .232 against the Indians bullpen while being struck out 171 times and walking 64 times this season. As a team, Cleveland has allowed 8.67 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.81 batters per nine. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99.
They are batting .253 as a team, which is good for 13th in the league and hitting .261 at home. Ranked at 5th in the league in on-base percentage, the Indians sit at .330 and they hold a .400 team slugging percentage. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.55 hits per game and Jason Kipnis leads the team with 77.
The Mariners have committed 30 errors and have combined for 595 assists and 1,550 put outs leading to a .986 team fielding percentage. For the home team, they hold a .983 team fielding percentage while committing 35 errors, accumulating 514 assists and compiling 1,489 put outs.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 23-33 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 19-38 against the run line so far this season
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 27-28 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 27-29 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/04/15 P David Rollins Suspension 80-game suspension, eligible to return 7/4 vs. Oakland
05/29/15 P James Paxton Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
04/25/15 P Hisashi Iwakuma Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/21)
04/06/15 P Josh Tomlin Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/29)
04/05/15 P Gavin Floyd Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
Tony's Pick: Take the Indians
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