Tuesday, July 21, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker (7-7) vs. Shane Greene (4-7)
The Seattle Mariners take on the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday at Comerica Park. The Mariners send Taijuan Walker to the mound to face Shane Greene of the Tigers. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -115 and Detroit at +105. The over/under was set at 9. The Mariners have a 38-50 over/under record and a 36-56 run line mark, meaning they cover 39% of the time. The Tigers have a 52-37 over/under record and a 43-48 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 47% of the time.
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The Mariners come into this game with a 42-50 record, and they are 22-23 away from home. Taijuan Walker has an earned run average of 4.84 and is 7-7 so far on the season while having a 1.28 WHIP. The Mariners are 9-9 over his 102.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 104 hits over that time period. The Mariners are also 9-8 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 3.7 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.81 and they've given up 256 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 247 and walked 103 batters this season while opposing teams hit .247 against them. Seattle has a team average of 8.43 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.81 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.81, they are 14th in the league.
Seattle ranks 29th in the league in team batting average at .235 while hitting .222 on the road. Ranked at 28th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mariners sit at .295 and they hold a .380 team slugging percentage. With 103 hits, Nelson Cruz leads the team while his team ranks 28th in hits per game with 7.88.
With a 45-46 overall record, Detroit will come into this game 23-25 at home. Shane Greene is starting this game 4-7 for the season with an earned run average of 6.32 and a WHIP of 1.44. The Tigers have a record of 6-8 over the 72.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 83 hits. The Tigers are also 7-7 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 4.4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.99 and they have given up 281 hits on the season. The Tigers bullpen has struck out 218 batters and walked 99 this season while opposing teams have hit .266 against them. Detroit has a team average of 9.24 hits per game and are averaging 7.04 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.33, they are 27th in the league.
They rank 1st in the league in team batting average with a .279 average while hitting .287 at home. Ranked at 1st in the league in on-base percentage, the Tigers sit at .336 and they hold a .431 team slugging percentage. With 105 hits, Yoenis Cespedes leads the team while his team ranks 1st in hits per game with 9.73.
The Mariners have committed 46 errors and have combined for 944 assists and 2,476 put outs leading to a .987 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Tigers have accumlated 47 errors while having 901 assists and 2,455 put outs leading to a .986 fielding percentage.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 38-50 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 36-56 against the run line so far this season
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 52-37 against the over/under so far this season
The Detroit Tigers are 43-48 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)
07/20/15 3B Nick Castellanos Finger left last game, "?" Monday vs. Seattle Mariners
07/18/15 1B Marc Krauss Personal is on the paternity list
07/04/15 1B Miguel Cabrera Calf Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/3)
05/24/15 P Kyle Lobstein Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
05/08/15 P Joe Nathan Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/7), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners
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