Monday, June 15, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Taijuan Walker (3-6) vs. Tim Hudson (4-5)
The San Francisco Giants welcome the Seattle Mariners to AT&T Park on Monday. Taijuan Walker is the probable starter for the Mariners and he'll face Tim Hudson of the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +122 and San Francisco at -132. The over/under was set at 7. The Mariners have a 26-35 over/under record and a 22-40 run line mark, meaning they cover 35% of the time. The Giants have a 31-28 over/under record and a 34-29 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 54% of the time.
The Mariners show up with a 28-34 record, including 15-15 on the road. Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker holds a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.49. The Mariners are 4-8 over his 65 innings pitched and he's also given up 71 hits over that time period. The Mariners are also 6-6 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 178 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen while being struck out 171 times and walking 81 times this season. As a team, Seattle has allowed 8.33 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.54 batters per nine. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71.
Seattle ranks 28th in the league in team batting average at .236 while hitting .228 on the road. The Mariners hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297 which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in baseball with 8.02 hits per game and Nelson Cruz leads the team with 76.
San Francisco is 16-16 at home while holding a 34-29 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 4.60, Tim Hudson will come into this game holding a 4-5 record and a 1.33 WHIP. The Giants have a record of 6-6 over the 74.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 81 hits. The Giants are also 4-7 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.32 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 158 times and walking 60 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.51 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.14 batters per nine. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77.
They rank 3rd in the league in team batting average with a .270 average while hitting .249 at home. The Giants hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330 which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.37 hits per game and Norichika Aoki leads the team with 77.
Seattle has a team fielding percentage of .985 after having committed 35 errors with 650 assists and 1,679 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 31 errors, accumulating 678 assists and compiling 1,691 put outs.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 26-35 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 22-40 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 31-28 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 34-29 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/14/15 1B Mark Trumbo Back "?" Monday vs. San Francisco Giants
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)
San Francisco Giants
06/14/15 CF Angel Pagan Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
06/14/15 C Buster Posey Rest is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
06/12/15 RF Hunter Pence Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/3)
06/11/15 LF Gregor Blanco Concussion 7-day DL (6/9)
06/06/15 P Jean Machi Groin Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/5)
04/18/15 P Jake Peavy Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/18)
04/08/15 P Matt Cain Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/4)
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners
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