Seattle Mariners at Atlanta Braves 8/22/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Marco Gonzales vs. Lucas Sims
The Seattle Mariners head to Turner Field on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 to take on the Atlanta Braves. The expected starting pitchers are Marco Gonzales for the Mariners and Lucas Sims for the Braves.
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The odds for this matchup have Seattle at -119 and Atlanta at +109. The Mariners have a 60-60-5 over/under mark and a 57-68-0 run line record. The Braves are 64-58-0 against the run line and have a 63-55-4 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 60-60-5 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 57-68-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 63-55-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 64-58-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/19/17 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (08/19)
08/11/17 P James Paxton Pectoral 10-day DL (08/11)
08/08/17 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day DL (08/07)
08/05/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (08/02)
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 60-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)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
08/19/17 P Luke Jackson Shoulder 10-day DL (08/19)
08/18/17 CF Danny Santana Quad 10-day DL (08/17)
08/08/17 2B Johan Camargo Knee 10-day DL (08/09)
08/05/17 P Ian Krol Oblique 10-day DL (08/05)
06/19/17 3B Adonis Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/07)
06/19/17 2B Micah Johnson Wrist 60-day DL (03/30)
06/11/17 P Eric O'Flaherty Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/11)
05/28/17 P Armando Rivero Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Chaz Roe Shoulder 60-day DL (04/09)
05/28/17 P Daniel Winkler Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 63-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marco Gonzales has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 8.44 and a WHIP of 1.75. He has 8 strikeouts over his 16 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He allows 14.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 388 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 416 hitters and walked 163 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 1,073 base hits and 556 earned runs. They have allowed 192 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 383 batters and struck out 952. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.81.
As a team Seattle is hitting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Mariners hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .334. He has 125 hits this season in 455 at bats with 77 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .455 and an OPS+ of 111. Nelson Cruz is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .376. He has totaled 126 hits and he has driven in 100 men in 428 at bats. His OPS+ is 151 while his slugging percentage is at .568. The Mariners have 1,114 hits, including 220 doubles and 144 home runs. Seattle has walked 378 times so far this season and they have struck out 977 times as a unit. They have left 836 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 586 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 55-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.24, Lucas Sims has a 1-3 record and a 1.48 WHIP. He has 11 strikeouts over the 22.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 27 hits. He allows 10.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.62 and they have given up 376 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 367 batters and walked 166 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,106 base knocks and 579 earned runs this season. They have given up 160 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 444 hitters and struck out 924 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.72.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Ender Inciarte comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .341. He has 152 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 514 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .401 with an OPS+ of 94. Nick Markakis is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 126 hits in 454 at bats while driving in 61 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .394. The Braves as a unit have 1,100 base hits, including 224 doubles and 130 homers. Atlanta has walked 345 times this year and they have struck out on 905 occasions. They have had 824 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.58 runs per game and totaled 559 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -119
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