Friday, May 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Yovani Gallardo vs. Eduardo Rodriguez
The Seattle Mariners visit Fenway Park on Friday, May 26, 2017 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Yovani Gallardo for the Mariners and Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox.
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The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +165 and Boston at -175. The Mariners have a 25-22-0 over/under record and a 20-27-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 22-23-0 against the run line and have a 23-20-2 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 25-22-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 20-27-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 23-20-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 22-23-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/25/17 DH Nelson Cruz Hamstring is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Washington Nationals
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 10-day DL (5/14)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 10-day DL (5/7)
05/06/17 P James Paxton Forearm 10-day DL (5/3)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Hip 60-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (4/26)
04/26/17 LF Mitch Haniger Oblique 10-day DL (4/26)
04/03/17 P Rob Whalen Calf 10-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 60-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 60-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (3/31)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
05/06/17 P Tyler Thornbur Shoulder 60-day DL (4/1)
05/04/17 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (5/3)
05/01/17 P Steven Wright Knee 60-day DL (4/30)
04/25/17 3B Pablo Sandoval Knee 10-day DL (4/24)
04/21/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 10-day DL (4/21)
04/03/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 60-day DL (4/1)
04/03/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 10-day DL (4/1)
03/30/17 P David Price Elbow 10-day DL (4/1)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 20-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 5.84 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 36 strikeouts over his 49.1 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.25 and they have given up 164 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 151 hitters and walked 65 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.89. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 429 base hits and 227 earned runs. They have allowed 71 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 147 batters and struck out 343. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.76.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .248, good for 16th in the league. The Mariners hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Nelson Cruz is hitting .296 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 47 hits this season in 159 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .553 and an OPS+ of 155. Jean Segura is hitting .331 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .373. He has totaled 50 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 151 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .464. The Mariners have 394 hits, including 77 doubles and 48 home runs. Seattle has walked 167 times so far this season and they have struck out 363 times as a unit. They have left 325 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 208 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 24-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.10, Eduardo Rodriguez has a 3-1 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 55 strikeouts over the 49.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 36 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.11 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 141 batters and walked 48 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 387 base knocks and 179 earned runs this season. They have given up 55 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 121 hitters and struck out 428 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.68.
As a team, they are batting .271, good for 2nd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Mookie Betts comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .365. He has 49 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 171 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .491 with an OPS+ of 126. Mitch Moreland is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 42 hits in 158 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .462. The Red Sox as a unit have 419 base hits, including 87 doubles and 38 homers. Boston has walked 163 times this year and they have struck out on 300 occasions. They have had 319 men left on base and have an OPS of .751. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 216 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +165
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