Friday, May 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Christian Bergman vs. Joe Biagini
The Seattle Mariners head to Rogers Centre on Friday, May 12, 2017 to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The expected starting pitchers are Christian Bergman for the Mariners and Joe Biagini for the Blue Jays.
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The odds for this matchup have Seattle at +127 and Toronto at -137. The Mariners have a 17-17-0 over/under mark and a 18-16-0 run line record. The Blue Jays are 16-18-0 against the run line and have a 15-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 17-17-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 18-16-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 15-17-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 16-18-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 10-day DL (5/7)
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 "?" Thursday vs. Seattle Mariners
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 17-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Christian Bergman has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 2.45 and a WHIP of 0.55. He has 2 strikeouts over his 3.2 innings pitched and he's given up 2 hits. He allows 2.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.30 and they have given up 118 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 113 hitters and walked 50 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 307 base hits and 156 earned runs. They have allowed 45 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 105 batters and struck out 259. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Mariners hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Nelson Cruz is hitting .325 with an on-base percentage of .410. 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 173. Robinson Cano is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 135 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Mariners have 310 hits, including 66 doubles and 38 home runs. Seattle has walked 132 times so far this season and they have struck out 261 times as a unit. They have left 252 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 5.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 176 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 13-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.78, Joe Biagini has a 0-1 record and a 0.88 WHIP. He has 21 strikeouts over the 22.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 17 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 111 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 136 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 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 300 base knocks and 149 earned runs this season. They have given up 41 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 124 hitters and struck out 295 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 4.16.
As a team, they are batting .230, good for 25th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .347. He has 41 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 139 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .468 with an OPS+ of 121. 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 267 base hits, including 50 doubles and 36 homers. Toronto has walked 104 times this year and they have struck out on 293 occasions. They have had 213 men left on base and have an OPS of .668. They have scored 3.82 runs per game and totaled 130 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -137
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