Saturday, April 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Yovani Gallardo vs. Danny Salazar
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Cleveland Indians on Saturday, April 29, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Yovani Gallardo for the Mariners and Danny Salazar for the Indians.
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Seattle opens at +178 while Cleveland opens at -190. The Mariners have a 10-13-0 over/under record and a 12-11-0 run line mark. The Indians are 8-13-0 against the run line and have a 8-11-2 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 10-13-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 12-11-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 8-11-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 8-13-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
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 (03/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 10-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 10-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 P Steve Cishek Hip 10-day DL (03/31)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 10-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yovani Gallardo has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 4.84 and a WHIP of 1.57. He has 16 strikeouts over his 22.1 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.05 and they have given up 78 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 62 hitters and walked 34 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 210 base hits and 103 earned runs. They have allowed 30 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 66 batters and struck out 168. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.31.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .247, good for 13th in the league. The Mariners hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Mitch Haniger is hitting .338 with an on-base percentage of .442. He has 27 hits this season in 80 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .600 and an OPS+ of 199. Robinson Cano is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 23 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 91 at bats. His OPS+ is 110 while his slugging percentage is at .407. The Mariners have 193 hits, including 45 doubles and 23 home runs. Seattle has walked 86 times so far this season and they have struck out 172 times as a unit. They have left 166 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 109 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 12-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.37, Danny Salazar has a 1-2 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 36 strikeouts over the 22.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 23 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.54 and they have given up 58 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 68 batters and walked 21 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 180 base knocks and 84 earned runs this season. They have given up 19 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 60 hitters and struck out 210 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.11.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 9th in the league. The Indians hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .301 with an OBP of .368. He has 25 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 83 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .614 with an OPS+ of 162. Carlos Santana is hitting .241 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 21 hits in 87 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .391. The Indians as a unit have 179 base hits, including 38 doubles and 27 homers. Cleveland has walked 85 times this year and they have struck out on 162 occasions. They have had 152 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 4.76 runs per game and totaled 100 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners +178
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