Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Antonio Senzatela vs. James Paxton
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Colorado Rockies and the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Antonio Senzatela for the Rockies and James Paxton for the Mariners.
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Colorado opens at +128 while Seattle opens at -138. The Rockies have a 23-28-2 over/under record and a 31-22-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 23-29-0 against the run line and have a 25-26-1 over/under record.
Valuable Colorado Rockies Betting Trends
The Colorado Rockies are 23-28-2 against the over/under
The Colorado Rockies are 31-22-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 25-26-1 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 23-29-0 against the run line
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
04/13/17 P Jonathan Gray Foot 10-day DL (04/14)
03/16/17 P Chad Bettis Illness 60-day DL (03/26)
03/16/17 LF David Dahl Ribs 10-day DL (03/30)
03/16/17 C Tom Murphy Forearm 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 10-day DL (5/14)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 10-day DL (5/7)
05/06/17 P James Paxton Forearm 10-day DL (5/3)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Hip 60-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 LF Mitch Haniger Oblique 10-day DL (4/26)
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Calf 10-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 60-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 60-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (3/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 33-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela has a 7-1 record with an earned run average of 3.19 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 37 strikeouts over his 62 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 149 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 184 hitters and walked 65 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 431 base hits and 216 earned runs. They have allowed 56 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 184 batters and struck out 424. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.03.
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As a team Colorado is hitting .267, good for 4th in the league. The Rockies hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Charlie Blackmon is hitting .329 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 71 hits this season in 216 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .625 and an OPS+ of 139. Nolan Arenado is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .351. He has totaled 58 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 201 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .562. The Rockies have 483 hits, including 94 doubles and 69 home runs. Colorado has walked 142 times so far this season and they have struck out 452 times as a unit. They have left 325 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 272 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 23-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.43, James Paxton has a 3-0 record and a 0.98 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 37.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 26 hits. He allows 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 167 batters and walked 67 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 464 base knocks and 243 earned runs this season. They have given up 75 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 164 hitters and struck out 371 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.71.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 16th in the league. The Mariners hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .333 with an OBP of .380. He has 57 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 171 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .462 with an OPS+ of 132. Nelson Cruz is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 50 hits in 179 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .525. The Mariners as a unit have 440 base hits, including 87 doubles and 51 homers. Seattle has walked 183 times this year and they have struck out on 405 occasions. They have had 364 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.29 runs per game and totaled 223 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies +128
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