Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Justin Verlander vs. James Paxton
The Detroit Tigers head to Safeco Field on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 to take on the Seattle Mariners. The expected starting pitchers are Justin Verlander for the Tigers and James Paxton for the Mariners.
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The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +125 and Seattle at -135. The Tigers have a 36-30-3 over/under mark and a 34-35-0 run line record. The Mariners are 34-38-0 against the run line and have a 34-36-2 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 36-30-3 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 34-35-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 34-36-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 34-38-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/16/17 DH Victor Martinez Heart 10-day DL (06/15)
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (05/11)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
06/02/17 SS Jean Segura Ankle 10-day DL (06/02)
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 10-day DL (05/07)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Elbow 60-day DL (04/26)
04/26/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (04/26)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Forearm 60-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 32-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Justin Verlander has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.49. He has 75 strikeouts over his 82 innings pitched and he's given up 80 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.10 and they have given up 216 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 196 hitters and walked 88 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 648 base hits and 321 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 234 batters and struck out 515. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .254, good for 14th in the league. The Tigers hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Justin Upton is hitting .266 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 63 hits this season in 237 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .494 and an OPS+ of 124. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 206 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .447. The Tigers have 596 hits, including 129 doubles and 83 home runs. Detroit has walked 251 times so far this season and they have struck out 583 times as a unit. They have left 480 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 332 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 35-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.23, James Paxton has a 5-2 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 55.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 49 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 234 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 230 batters and walked 90 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.72. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 636 base knocks and 334 earned runs this season. They have given up 108 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 227 hitters and struck out 514 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.89.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .344. He has 70 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 245 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .465 with an OPS+ of 118. Nelson Cruz is hitting .288 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 69 hits in 240 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .517. The Mariners as a unit have 652 base hits, including 121 doubles and 76 homers. Seattle has walked 235 times this year and they have struck out on 565 occasions. They have had 502 men left on base and have an OPS of .747. They have scored 4.78 runs per game and totaled 344 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -135
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