Friday, July 14, 2017
U.S. Cellular Field
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Probable Pitchers: James Paxton vs. James Shields
The Seattle Mariners visit U.S. Cellular Field on Friday, July 14, 2017 to play the Chicago White Sox. The probable starters are James Paxton for the Mariners and James Shields for the White Sox.
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The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -169 and Chicago at +159. The Mariners have a 43-43-4 over/under record and a 41-49-0 run line mark. The White Sox are 45-42-0 against the run line and have a 44-40-3 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 43-43-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 41-49-0 against the run line
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The Chicago White Sox are 44-40-3 against the over/under
The Chicago White Sox are 45-42-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
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)
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
06/28/17 P Zach Putnam Elbow 60-day DL (04/23)
06/23/17 3B Tyler Saladino Back 10-day DL (05/27)
06/19/17 CF Leury Garcia Finger 10-day DL (06/16)
06/19/17 P Miguel Gonzalez Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
05/26/17 P Dylan Covey Oblique 10-day DL (05/26)
05/15/17 C Geovany Soto Elbow 60-day DL (05/08)
05/04/17 P Nate Jones Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/23/17 CF Charlie Tilson Foot 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 43-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Paxton has a 7-3 record with an earned run average of 3.21 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 91 strikeouts over his 81.1 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 280 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 283 hitters and walked 114 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 773 base hits and 405 earned runs. They have allowed 137 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 288 batters and struck out 657. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.91.
As a team Seattle is hitting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 87 hits this season in 316 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .481 and an OPS+ of 117. Nelson Cruz is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 70 men in 298 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .520. The Mariners have 806 hits, including 152 doubles and 101 home runs. Seattle has walked 286 times so far this season and they have struck out 700 times as a unit. They have left 601 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 431 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 38-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.95, James Shields has a 2-1 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 30 strikeouts over the 36.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 34 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 255 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 315 batters and walked 121 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 736 base knocks and 385 earned runs this season. They have given up 119 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 322 hitters and struck out 682 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.77.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 11th in the league. The White Sox hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Avisail Garcia comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .353. He has 93 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 300 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .497 with an OPS+ of 127. Jose Abreu is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 103 hits in 345 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .522. The White Sox as a unit have 769 base hits, including 133 doubles and 99 homers. Chicago has walked 224 times this year and they have struck out on 717 occasions. They have had 560 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.56 runs per game and totaled 397 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners -169
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