Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Vidal Nuno (0-0) vs. Jonathan Gray (0-0)
The Seattle Mariners head to Coors Field on Tuesday to take on the Colorado Rockies. Vidal Nuno is the probable starter for the Mariners and he'll face Jonathan Gray of the Rockies. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +105 and Colorado at -115. The over/under was set at 11. The Mariners have a 46-55 over/under record and a 44-62 run line mark, meaning they cover 42% of the time. The Rockies are 54-49 against the run line and have a 53-46 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
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The Mariners show up with a 48-58 record, including 26-27 on the road. Vidal Nuno has an earned run average of 2.11 and is 0-0 so far on the season while having a 1.03 WHIP. He will come out of the bullpen to make the start in Denver in place of the recently traded J.A. Happ. In his starts, the Mariners are 0-0 over his 21.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 19 hits during those innings. The bullpen has given up 297 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.80. The bullpen has struck out 293 and walked 129 batters this season while opposing teams hit .244 against them. Seattle has a team average of 8.43 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.87 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.92, they are 17th in the league.
As a team, Seattle is batting .240, good for 27th in the league while putting together a .230 average away from home. The Mariners on-base percentage sits at .300, which puts them at 28th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .392. With 127 hits, Nelson Cruz leads the team while his team ranks 26th in hits per game with 8.13.
Colorado is 24-27 at home while holding a 44-59 overall record on the season. Jonathan Gray got the call up to pitch for the Rockies on Tuesday. The bullpen has given up 370 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 4.51. The Rockies bullpen has struck out 299 batters and walked 132 this season while opposing teams have hit .267 against them. Colorado has a team average of 9.89 hits per game and are averaging 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.93, they are 30th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .272, good for 2nd in the league while putting together a .303 average at home. The Rockies on-base percentage sits at .324, which puts them at 6th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .440. With 122 hits, DJ LeMahieu leads the team while his team ranks 3rd in hits per game with 9.34.
In terms of team defense, the Mariners have a fielding percentage of .985 with 59 total errors, 1,100 assists and 2,865 put outs. Over the course of this season, the Rockies have accumlated 60 errors while having 1154 assists and 2,702 put outs leading to a .985 fielding percentage.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 46-55 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 44-62 against the run line so far this season
Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 53-46 against the over/under so far this season
The Colorado Rockies are 54-49 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/02/15 1B Logan Morrison Thumb "?" Monday vs. Colorado Rockies
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)
08/01/15 LF Corey Dickerson Ribs Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/31)
08/01/15 P Kyle Kendrick Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/1)
07/21/15 P Chad Bettis Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/19)
07/10/15 P David Hale Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/9)
07/01/15 P Christian Bergman Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/30)
06/18/15 P Brooks Brown Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/17)
06/01/15 P Jordan Lyles Toe Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/1); out for season
05/30/15 1B Justin Morneau Concussion Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/29)
04/28/15 P Adam Ottavino Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/26)
04/04/15 P Tyler Chatwood Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/1)
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners
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