Sunday, May 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Christian Bergman vs. Rick Porcello
The Seattle Mariners visit Fenway Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Christian Bergman for the Mariners and Rick Porcello for the Red Sox.
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The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +120 and Boston at -130. The Mariners have a 25-24-0 over/under record and a 21-28-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 24-23-0 against the run line and have a 23-22-2 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 25-24-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 21-28-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 23-22-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 24-23-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
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
05/26/17 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee "?" Saturday vs. Seattle Mariners
05/25/17 P David Price Elbow 10-day DL (4/1) expected to be activated to start Monday vs Chicago White Sox
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 21-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Christian Bergman has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 6.30 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 12 strikeouts over his 20 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.05 and they have given up 168 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 157 hitters and walked 66 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 443 base hits and 232 earned runs. They have allowed 72 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 157 batters and struck out 358. 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 4.70.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .247, good for 16th in the league. The Mariners hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jean Segura is hitting .346 with an on-base percentage of .388. He has 55 hits this season in 159 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .478 and an OPS+ of 140. Nelson Cruz is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 48 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 166 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .554. The Mariners have 409 hits, including 79 doubles and 49 home runs. Seattle has walked 176 times so far this season and they have struck out 382 times as a unit. They have left 340 men on base and have a team OPS of .717. They score 4.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 212 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 26-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.35, Rick Porcello has a 3-5 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 62 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 77 hits. He allows 11.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.98 and they have given up 116 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 152 batters and walked 48 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 397 base knocks and 181 earned runs this season. They have given up 56 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 125 hitters and struck out 454 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.57.
As a team, they are batting .272, good for 2nd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Mitch Moreland comes into this matchup batting .268 with an OBP of .366. He has 44 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 164 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .457 with an OPS+ of 118. Mookie Betts is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .361. He has collected 50 hits in 179 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .475. The Red Sox as a unit have 437 base hits, including 90 doubles and 40 homers. Boston has walked 175 times this year and they have struck out on 315 occasions. They have had 338 men left on base and have an OPS of .755. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 225 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Red Sox -130
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