Seattle Mariners at Houston Astros 9/15/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Friday, September 15, 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 Friday, September 15, 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 69-72-5 over/under record and a 65-81-0 run line mark. The Astros are 74-71-0 against the run line and have a 74-62-9 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 69-72-5 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 65-81-0 against the run line
Important Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 74-62-9 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 74-71-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
09/12/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (08/02) - expected to start Thursday vs. Texas Rangers
09/12/17 P James Paxton Pectoral 10-day DL (08/11) - expected to start Friday vs. Houston Astros
09/11/17 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin out for season
09/04/17 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (08/31)
08/23/17 P Tony Zych Elbow 10-day DL (08/20)
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 60-day DL (05/07)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Elbow 60-day DL (04/26)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Key Houston Astros Injuries
09/13/17 P Lance McCullers Arm "?" for next scheduled start
09/10/17 P Collin McHugh Finger left last game, is downgraded to not expected to make next scheduled start
07/23/17 3B Colin Moran Facial 10-day DL (07/23)
07/01/17 P David Paulino Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return for the 2018 season)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 60-day DL (04/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 73-73 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Paxton has a 12-3 record with an earned run average of 2.78 and a WHIP of 1.08. He has 138 strikeouts over his 119.2 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 464 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 479 hitters and walked 195 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 1,255 base hits and 638 earned runs. They have allowed 215 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 455 batters and struck out 1,100. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.78.
As a team Seattle is hitting .259, good for 14th in the league. The Mariners hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 148 hits this season in 523 at bats with 88 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .467 and an OPS+ of 116. Nelson Cruz is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .369. He has totaled 141 hits and he has driven in 107 men in 495 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .529. The Mariners have 1,288 hits, including 258 doubles and 170 home runs. Seattle has walked 432 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,134 times as a unit. They have left 977 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 674 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Houston has a 87-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.86, Charlie Morton has a 11-7 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 147 strikeouts over the 128.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 112 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 442 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Astros bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 591 batters and walked 197 opposing hitters. As a team, Houston allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Astros pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,186 base knocks and 608 earned runs this season. They have given up 172 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Houston as a staff has walked 479 hitters and struck out 1,411 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.97.
As a team, they are batting .282, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .480 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.8 hits per contest. Josh Reddick comes into this matchup batting .312 with an OBP of .359. He has 139 hits this year along with 79 RBI in 445 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .481 with an OPS+ of 130. Jose Altuve is hitting .349 this season and he has an OBP of .408. He has collected 189 hits in 542 at bats while driving in 76 runs. He has an OPS+ of 165 and a slugging percentage of .561. The Astros as a unit have 1,408 base hits, including 302 doubles and 217 homers. Houston has walked 453 times this year and they have struck out on 963 occasions. They have had 978 men left on base and have an OPS of .826. They have scored 5.48 runs per game and totaled 789 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mariners +110 and under 8.5 total runs
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