Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Edinson Volquez vs. Felix Hernandez
The Miami Marlins head to Safeco Field on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 to take on the Seattle Mariners. The expected starting pitchers are Edinson Volquez for the Marlins and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
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The odds for this matchup have Miami at -150 and Seattle at +130. The Marlins have a 7-5-1 over/under mark and a 7-6-0 run line record. The Mariners are 7-7-0 against the run line and have a 6-8-0 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 7-5-1 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 7-6-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 6-8-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 7-7-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/18/17 3B Martin Prado Calf "?" Tuesday vs. Seattle Mariners
04/09/17 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique 10-day DL (4/9)
04/02/17 P Odrisamer Despaign Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Jeff Locke Bicep 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/12/17 SS Jean Segura Hamstring 10-day DL (04/11)
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Calf 10-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 10-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 10-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 P Steve Cishek Hip 10-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 7-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Edinson Volquez has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 3.45 and a WHIP of 1.40. He has 18 strikeouts over his 15.2 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.70 and they have given up 44 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the bullpen and they've struck out 54 hitters and walked 16 batters. As a team, Miami allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 104 base hits and 50 earned runs. They have allowed 23 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 45 batters and struck out 108. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 4.73.
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As a team Miami is hitting .259, good for 8th in the league. The Marlins hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .295. He has 14 hits this season in 56 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .411 and an OPS+ of 96. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .245 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 12 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 49 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .449. The Marlins have 120 hits, including 12 doubles and 15 home runs. Miami has walked 39 times so far this season and they have struck out 122 times as a unit. They have left 90 men on base and have a team OPS of .708. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 60 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 6-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.95, Felix Hernandez has a 1-1 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 18.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 21 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.23 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .293 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 40 batters and walked 17 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.16. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 124 base knocks and 58 earned runs this season. They have given up 17 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 38 hitters and struck out 103 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.01.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 20th in the league. The Mariners hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Kyle Seager comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .345. He has 11 hits this year along with 7 RBI in 47 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .298 with an OPS+ of 88. Jean Segura is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 10 hits in 32 at bats while driving in 3 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .406. The Mariners as a unit have 109 base hits, including 25 doubles and 14 homers. Seattle has walked 45 times this year and they have struck out on 109 occasions. They have had 96 men left on base and have an OPS of .685. They have scored 4.21 runs per game and totaled 59 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Marlins -150
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