Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: J.A. Happ (3-2) vs. Tim Lincecum (6-3)
The Seattle Mariners visit AT&T Park on Tuesday to play the San Francisco Giants. J.A. Happ is the probable starter for the Mariners and he'll face Tim Lincecum of the Giants. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +115 and San Francisco at -125. The over/under was set at 7. The Mariners have a 27-35 over/under record and a 22-41 run line mark, meaning they cover 35% of the time. The Giants have a 31-29 over/under record and a 34-30 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 53% of the time.
The Mariners head into this matchup with a 28-35 record, including 15-16 on the road. J.A. Happ has a 3-2 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.72 and a 1.32 WHIP. He's pitched 67.2 innings thus far while surrendering 73 hits over that time and when he starts, the Mariners are 6-6. The Mariners are also 6-6 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 3.3 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 8.43 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.56 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85.
Seattle ranks 29th in the league in team batting average at .234 while hitting .223 on the road. The Mariners hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296 which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 28th in baseball with 7.92 hits per game and Nelson Cruz leads the team with 76.
With a 16-17 home record, San Francisco will hope to improve on their 34-30 overall mark. Tim Lincecum has a record of 6-3 while sporting an earned run average of 3.33 on the year with a 1.33 WHIP. He's pitched 67.2 innings thus far while surrendering 59 hits over that time in which the Giants are 6-6. The Giants are also 6-5 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 3.8 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.25 and they have given up 173 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Giants bullpen while being struck out 163 times and walking 61 times this season. As a team, San Francisco has allowed 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74.
They rank 3rd in the league in team batting average with a .270 average while hitting .250 at home. The Giants hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330 which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 3rd in baseball with 9.34 hits per game and Norichika Aoki leads the team with 78.
Seattle has a team fielding percentage of .985 after having committed 36 errors with 655 assists and 1,703 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .986 team fielding percentage while committing 34 errors, accumulating 688 assists and compiling 1,718 put outs.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 27-35 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 22-41 against the run line so far this season
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 31-29 against the over/under so far this season
The San Francisco Giants are 34-30 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
06/12/15 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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