Baltimore Orioles at Seattle Mariners 8/16/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ubaldo Jimenez vs. Marco Gonzales
The Baltimore Orioles head to Safeco Field on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 to take on the Seattle Mariners. The expected starting pitchers are Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles and Marco Gonzales for the Mariners.
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The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +103 and Seattle at -113. The Orioles have a 60-56-3 over/under mark and a 59-60-0 run line record. The Mariners are 54-66-0 against the run line and have a 58-57-5 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 60-56-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 59-60-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 58-57-5 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 54-66-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/11/17 P Ubaldo Jimenez Leg left last game, "?" next start
07/05/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 60-day DL (05/19)
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 60-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 60-day DL (03/30) - available Friday vs. LA Angels
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/11/17 P James Paxton Pectoral 10-day DL (08/11)
08/08/17 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day DL (08/07)
08/05/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (08/02)
07/29/17 LF Mitch Haniger Facial 10-day DL (07/29)
06/01/17 P Evan Marshall Hamstring 60-day DL (05/06)
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 60-day DL (05/14)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 60-day DL (05/07)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Elbow 60-day DL (04/26)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Forearm 60-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 59-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez has a 5-7 record with an earned run average of 6.25 and a WHIP of 1.54. He has 111 strikeouts over his 116.2 innings pitched and he's given up 128 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 413 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 366 hitters and walked 148 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,124 base hits and 573 earned runs. They have allowed 173 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 414 batters and struck out 913. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.83.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .263, good for 5th in the league. The Orioles hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 135 hits this season in 446 at bats with 85 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .538 and an OPS+ of 136. Adam Jones is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 127 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 462 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Orioles have 1,091 hits, including 211 doubles and 173 home runs. Baltimore has walked 299 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,008 times as a unit. They have left 770 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 568 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 59-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.49, Marco Gonzales has a 0-0 record and a 1.63 WHIP. He has 7 strikeouts over the 11.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 17 hits. He allows 13.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 379 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 394 batters and walked 157 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,037 base knocks and 539 earned runs this season. They have given up 185 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 370 hitters and struck out 910 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.82.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 10th in the league. The Mariners hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Nelson Cruz comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .368. He has 118 hits this year along with 95 RBI in 410 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .554 with an OPS+ of 146. Robinson Cano is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .338. He has collected 120 hits in 433 at bats while driving in 75 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .467. The Mariners as a unit have 1,065 base hits, including 208 doubles and 139 homers. Seattle has walked 362 times this year and they have struck out on 942 occasions. They have had 800 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.68 runs per game and totaled 562 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -113
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