Monday, April 10, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Charlie Morton vs. James Paxton
The Houston Astros visit Safeco Field on Monday, April 10, 2017 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Charlie Morton for the Astros and James Paxton for the Mariners.
The opening line for this matchup has Houston at +123 and Seattle at -133. The Astros have a 2-4-0 over/under record and a 2-4-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 2-4-0 against the run line and have a 2-4-0 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 2-4-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 2-4-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 2-4-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
03/31/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P David Paulino Undisclosed 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Undisclosed 10-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 10-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 10-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 P Steve Cishek Hip 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 P Tony Zych Bicep 10-day DL (3/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 3-3 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Charlie Morton has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.17. He has 4 strikeouts over his 6 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 16 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .205 against the bullpen and they've struck out 29 hitters and walked 13 batters. As a team, Houston allows 6.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 2.79. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 40 base hits and 18 earned runs. They have allowed 6 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 26 batters and struck out 53. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.14 and their FIP as a unit is 4.01.
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As a team Houston is hitting .227, good for 22nd in the league. The Astros hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .287, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Carlos Correa is hitting .200 with an on-base percentage of .292. He has 4 hits this season in 20 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .350 and an OPS+ of 89. George Springer is hitting .227 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 5 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 22 at bats. His OPS+ is 196 while his slugging percentage is at .682. The Astros have 45 hits, including 6 doubles and 8 home runs. Houston has walked 15 times so far this season and they have struck out 40 times as a unit. They have left 35 men on base and have a team OPS of .666. They score 2.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 16 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 1-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.00, James Paxton has a 0-0 record and a 0.50 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 6 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 2 hits. He allows 3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.35 and they have given up 20 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 16 batters and walked 4 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 54 base knocks and 22 earned runs this season. They have given up 11 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 13 hitters and struck out 43 batters. They give up a walk 2.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.89.
As a team, they are batting .172, good for 30th in the league. The Mariners hold a .249 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .253, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 6.0 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .357. He has 9 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 27 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .444 with an OPS+ of 132. Kyle Seager is hitting .150 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 3 hits in 20 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 64 and a slugging percentage of .200. The Mariners as a unit have 36 base hits, including 7 doubles and 3 homers. Seattle has walked 20 times this year and they have struck out on 59 occasions. They have had 46 men left on base and have an OPS of .502. They have scored 2.17 runs per game and totaled 13 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -133
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