Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Hector Santiago vs. James Paxton
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Minnesota Twins and the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Hector Santiago for the Twins and James Paxton for the Mariners.
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Minnesota opens at +170 while Seattle opens at -180. The Twins have a 24-24-5 over/under record and a 28-25-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 28-30-0 against the run line and have a 28-28-2 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 24-24-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 28-25-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 28-28-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 28-30-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/05/17 SS Eduardo Escobar Knee injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Seattle Mariners
05/28/17 P Justin Haley Shoulder 10-day DL (05/28)
05/28/17 P Ryan O'Rourke Forearm 60-day DL (03/30)
05/21/17 P Phil Hughes Bicep 10-day DL (05/22)
03/31/17 P Glen Perkins Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/22)
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)
04/26/17 LF Mitch Haniger Oblique 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 Twins have a 29-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hector Santiago has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 4.76 and a WHIP of 1.38. He has 43 strikeouts over his 62.1 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.14 and they have given up 197 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 150 hitters and walked 75 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 468 base hits and 245 earned runs. They have allowed 81 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 190 batters and struck out 368. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 5.04.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .252, good for 14th in the league. The Twins hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Max Kepler is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 50 hits this season in 186 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .462 and an OPS+ of 119. Jorge Polanco is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .299. He has totaled 45 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 179 at bats. His OPS+ is 79 while his slugging percentage is at .358. The Twins have 459 hits, including 94 doubles and 64 home runs. Minnesota has walked 216 times so far this season and they have struck out 453 times as a unit. They have left 397 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 246 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 28-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.26, James Paxton has a 4-0 record and a 0.93 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 43 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 29 hits. He allows 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 186 batters and walked 73 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 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 4.54. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 503 base knocks and 260 earned runs this season. They have given up 82 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 180 hitters and struck out 420 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.63.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .341. He has 53 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 188 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .495 with an OPS+ of 125. Nelson Cruz is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 58 hits in 195 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .564. The Mariners as a unit have 516 base hits, including 99 doubles and 59 homers. Seattle has walked 202 times this year and they have struck out on 447 occasions. They have had 405 men left on base and have an OPS of .744. They have scored 4.64 runs per game and totaled 269 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +170 and under 2 total runs
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