Thursday, May 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Hisashi Iwakuma vs. Marco Estrada
Rogers Centre is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday, May 11, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Hisashi Iwakuma for the Mariners and Marco Estrada for the Blue Jays.
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Seattle opens at +147 while Toronto opens at -157. The Mariners have a 16-17-0 over/under record and a 17-16-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 15-18-0 against the run line and have a 14-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 16-17-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 17-16-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 14-17-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 15-18-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/10/17 DH Nelson Cruz None is not expected to be in the starting lineup Wednesday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
05/10/17 2B Robinson Cano Quad injured last game, doubtful Wednesday vs. Philadelphia Phillies
05/06/17 P James Paxton Forearm 10-day DL (5/3)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Hip 10-day DL (4/26)
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 (3/31)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Elbow 60-day DL (3/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Appendix 60-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 10-day DL (3/31)
03/31/17 P Steve Cishek Hip 10-day DL (3/31)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/10/17 DH Kendrys Morales Hamstring injured last game, doubtful Wednesday vs. Cleveland Indians
05/09/17 C Russell Martin Shoulder 10-day DL (5/8)
05/01/17 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (5/1)
04/25/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Hamstring 10-day DL (4/23)
04/18/17 P J.A. Happ Elbow 10-day DL (4/18)
04/14/17 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (4/13)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Glenn Sparkman Thumb 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/16 P Mike Bolsinger Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 16-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 4.35 and a WHIP of 1.26. He has 16 strikeouts over his 31 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.25 and they have given up 111 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 110 hitters and walked 48 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 296 base hits and 150 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 100 batters and struck out 255. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.24.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .259, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Nelson Cruz is hitting .325 with an on-base percentage of .406. He has 38 hits this season in 117 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .564 and an OPS+ of 172. Robinson Cano is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 36 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 130 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Mariners have 294 hits, including 64 doubles and 36 home runs. Seattle has walked 125 times so far this season and they have struck out 255 times as a unit. They have left 239 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 165 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 12-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.14, Marco Estrada has a 1-2 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 43 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 38 hits. He allows 8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 105 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 128 batters and walked 54 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 289 base knocks and 142 earned runs this season. They have given up 41 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 121 hitters and struck out 287 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.
As a team, they are batting .228, good for 26th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .292, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .352. He has 41 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 135 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .481 with an OPS+ of 127. Kendrys Morales is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .294. He has collected 31 hits in 127 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .433. The Blue Jays as a unit have 256 base hits, including 47 doubles and 34 homers. Toronto has walked 98 times this year and they have struck out on 286 occasions. They have had 205 men left on base and have an OPS of .657. They have scored 3.7 runs per game and totaled 122 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -157
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