Seattle Mariners at Atlanta Braves 8/23/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Erasmo Ramirez vs. R.A. Dickey
The Seattle Mariners head to Turner Field on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 to take on the Atlanta Braves. The expected starting pitchers are Erasmo Ramirez for the Mariners and R.A. Dickey for the Braves.
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The odds for this matchup have Seattle at -126 and Atlanta at +116. The Mariners have a 61-60-5 over/under mark and a 57-69-0 run line record. The Braves are 65-58-0 against the run line and have a 64-55-4 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 61-60-5 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 57-69-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 64-55-4 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 65-58-0 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 Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 64-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 4.52 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 67 strikeouts over his 89.2 innings pitched and he's given up 84 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 394 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 417 hitters and walked 163 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 1,085 base hits and 560 earned runs. They have allowed 193 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 384 batters and struck out 956. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.80.
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 .274 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 126 hits this season in 460 at bats with 78 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .452 and an OPS+ of 110. 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 1,123 hits, including 223 doubles and 144 home runs. Seattle has walked 381 times so far this season and they have struck out 983 times as a unit. They have left 843 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 592 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 55-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.98, R.A. Dickey has a 8-8 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 105 strikeouts over the 147 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 144 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.58 and they have given up 376 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 370 batters and walked 167 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 4.79. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,115 base knocks and 585 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 447 hitters and struck out 930 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 4.70.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Braves hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Ender Inciarte comes into this matchup batting .299 with an OBP of .343. He has 155 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 519 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .403 with an OPS+ of 96. Nick Markakis is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 129 hits in 458 at bats while driving in 61 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .397. The Braves as a unit have 1,112 base hits, including 225 doubles and 131 homers. Atlanta has walked 346 times this year and they have struck out on 909 occasions. They have had 831 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 564 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -126
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