Cleveland Indians at Seattle Mariners 9/23/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco vs. Andrew Moore
The Cleveland Indians visit Safeco Field on Saturday, September 23, 2017 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Carlos Carrasco for the Indians and Andrew Moore for the Mariners.
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The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -190 and Seattle at +178. The Indians have a 58-85-10 over/under record and a 77-76-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 66-87-0 against the run line and have a 72-76-5 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 58-85-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 77-76-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 72-76-5 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 66-87-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
09/22/17 3B Jose Ramirez Hamstring "?" Friday vs. Seattle Mariners
09/20/17 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf out indefinitely
09/11/17 CF Bradley Zimmer Hand out for season
08/09/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle 10-day DL (08/09)
07/30/17 P Boone Logan Back 60-day DL (07/20)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
09/11/17 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin out for season
09/04/17 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (08/31)
08/23/17 P Tony Zych Elbow 10-day DL (08/20)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 60-day DL (05/07)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 96-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 16-6 record with an earned run average of 3.48 and a WHIP of 1.10. He has 206 strikeouts over his 186 innings pitched and he's given up 161 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.79 and they have given up 384 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 509 hitters and walked 142 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.35. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 1,196 base hits and 506 earned runs. They have allowed 155 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 390 batters and struck out 1,511. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.37.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .264, good for 4th in the league. The Indians hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .254 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 134 hits this season in 527 at bats with 98 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .501 and an OPS+ of 126. Francisco Lindor is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 171 hits and he has driven in 86 men in 616 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .511. The Indians have 1,376 base hits, including 314 doubles and 200 homers. Cleveland has walked 576 times so far this year and they have struck out 1,095 times as a team. They have left 1,098 runners on base and have a team OPS of .790. They tally 5.05 runs per contest and have totaled 773 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 74-79 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Andrew Moore has a 1-4 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 28 strikeouts over the 55 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 55 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 494 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 516 batters and walked 202 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,324 base knocks and 676 earned runs this season. They have given up 223 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 474 hitters and struck out 1,169 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.72.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 13th in the league. The Mariners hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .343. He has 158 hits this year along with 93 RBI in 556 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .462 with an OPS+ of 115. Nelson Cruz is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 149 hits in 521 at bats while driving in 112 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .539. The Mariners as a team have 1,356 base knocks, including 267 doubles and 182 home runs. Seattle has walked 463 times this season and they have struck out 1,196 times. They have had 1,031 runners left on base and have an OPS of .746. They have scored 4.64 runs per contest and totaled 710 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +178
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