Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: James Paxton vs. Charlie Morton
Minute Maid Park is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Houston Astros on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are James Paxton for the Mariners and Charlie Morton for the Astros.
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Seattle opens at +110 while Houston opens at -120. The Mariners have a 45-45-4 over/under record and a 43-51-0 run line mark. The Astros are 55-38-0 against the run line and have a 49-37-7 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 45-45-4 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 43-51-0 against the run line
Important Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 49-37-7 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 55-38-0 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
07/17/17 SS Carlos Correa Thumb left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Seattle Mariners
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 47-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Paxton has a 8-3 record with an earned run average of 3.19 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 100 strikeouts over his 87.1 innings pitched and he's given up 71 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.07 and they have given up 291 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 303 hitters and walked 122 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 807 base hits and 421 earned runs. They have allowed 143 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 297 batters and struck out 696. 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 4.86.
As a team Seattle is hitting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .329. He has 89 hits this season in 332 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .473 and an OPS+ of 115. Nelson Cruz is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .376. He has totaled 91 hits and he has driven in 74 men in 312 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .538. The Mariners have 843 hits, including 159 doubles and 111 home runs. Seattle has walked 297 times so far this season and they have struck out 727 times as a unit. They have left 625 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.84 runs per contest and have scored a total of 455 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Houston has a 62-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.06, Charlie Morton has a 7-3 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 78 strikeouts over the 68.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 63 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 263 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the Astros bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 406 batters and walked 117 opposing hitters. As a team, Houston allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96. The Astros pitchers as a team have surrendered 734 base knocks and 368 earned runs this season. They have given up 112 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Houston as a staff has walked 299 hitters and struck out 949 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.80.
As a team, they are batting .289, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .498 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 .320 with an OBP of .400. He has 104 hits this year along with 67 RBI in 325 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .566 with an OPS+ of 165. Jose Altuve is hitting .347 this season and he has an OBP of .416. He has collected 122 hits in 352 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 167 and a slugging percentage of .554. The Astros as a unit have 938 base hits, including 207 doubles and 153 homers. Houston has walked 310 times this year and they have struck out on 628 occasions. They have had 642 men left on base and have an OPS of .854. They have scored 5.92 runs per game and totaled 551 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Astros MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Astros -120
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