Monday, July 17, 2017
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ariel Miranda vs. Lance McCullers
Minute Maid Park is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Houston Astros on Monday, July 17, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Ariel Miranda for the Mariners and Lance McCullers for the Astros.
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Seattle opens at +186 while Houston opens at -201. The Mariners have a 43-45-4 over/under record and a 42-50-0 run line mark. The Astros are 54-37-0 against the run line and have a 48-36-7 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 43-45-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 42-50-0 against the run line
Important Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 48-36-7 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 54-37-0 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 Houston Astros Injuries
07/15/17 P Will Harris Shoulder 10-day DL (07/11)
07/01/17 P David Paulino Suspension 80 game suspension
06/09/17 P Dallas Keuchel Neck 10-day DL (06/05)
06/09/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 60-day DL (04/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 45-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ariel Miranda has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 4.15 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 80 strikeouts over his 104 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 282 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 293 hitters and walked 116 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 786 base hits and 408 earned runs. They have allowed 138 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 290 batters and struck out 681. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.84.
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 8.9 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 89 hits this season in 323 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 120. Nelson Cruz is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 89 hits and he has driven in 72 men in 305 at bats. His OPS+ is 140 while his slugging percentage is at .525. The Mariners have 822 hits, including 155 doubles and 104 home runs. Seattle has walked 292 times so far this season and they have struck out 708 times as a unit. They have left 612 men on base and have a team OPS of .749. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 439 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Houston has a 61-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.05, Lance McCullers has a 7-2 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 106 strikeouts over the 91.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 77 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 257 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the Astros bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 399 batters and walked 116 opposing hitters. As a team, Houston allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Astros pitchers as a team have surrendered 718 base knocks and 357 earned runs this season. They have given up 106 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Houston as a staff has walked 295 hitters and struck out 926 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.76.
As a team, they are batting .289, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .500 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .356, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.1 hits per contest. Carlos Correa comes into this matchup batting .321 with an OBP of .402. He has 104 hits this year along with 66 RBI in 324 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .568 with an OPS+ of 166. Jose Altuve is hitting .348 this season and he has an OBP of .419. He has collected 119 hits in 342 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 169 and a slugging percentage of .558. The Astros as a unit have 919 base hits, including 201 doubles and 151 homers. Houston has walked 302 times this year and they have struck out on 611 occasions. They have had 627 men left on base and have an OPS of .856. They have scored 5.92 runs per game and totaled 539 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Astros MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Astros -201
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