Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mark Leiter vs. Felix Hernandez
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Safeco Field on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Mark Leiter for the Phillies and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
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The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +187 and Seattle at -202. The Phillies have a 37-33-5 over/under record and a 36-39-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 37-41-0 against the run line and have a 37-38-3 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 37-33-5 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 36-39-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 37-38-3 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 37-41-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/20/17 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 10-day DL (06/20)
06/11/17 2B Cesar Hernandez Side 10-day DL (06/11)
05/31/17 P Vince Velasquez Elbow 10-day DL (05/31)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
06/25/17 3B Danny Valencia Wrist "?" Tuesday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
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)
04/03/17 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 Phillies have a 24-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mark Leiter has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 17 strikeouts over his 25 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He allows 5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 265 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 239 hitters and walked 113 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 713 base hits and 358 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 252 batters and struck out 552. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.82.
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As a team Philadelphia is hitting .242, good for 27th in the league. The Phillies hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .294. He has 75 hits this season in 292 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .401 and an OPS+ of 82. Aaron Altherr is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 66 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 233 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .519. The Phillies have 621 hits, including 135 doubles and 73 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 220 times so far this season and they have struck out 639 times as a unit. They have left 482 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 3.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 285 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 39-39 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.68, Felix Hernandez has a 3-2 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 28 strikeouts over the 32.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 47 hits. He allows 12.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 252 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 247 batters and walked 100 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.68. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 691 base knocks and 360 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 246 hitters and struck out 557 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.97.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .338. He has 75 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 269 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .472 with an OPS+ of 116. Nelson Cruz is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .377. He has collected 76 hits in 261 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .513. The Mariners as a unit have 706 base hits, including 135 doubles and 84 homers. Seattle has walked 259 times this year and they have struck out on 620 occasions. They have had 541 men left on base and have an OPS of .752. They have scored 4.9 runs per game and totaled 382 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies +187
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