Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Christian Bergman vs. Jacob Turner
Nationals Park is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Christian Bergman for the Mariners and Jacob Turner for the Nationals.
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Seattle opens at +128 while Washington opens at -138. The Mariners have a 24-21-0 over/under record and a 20-25-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 19-24-0 against the run line and have a 24-17-2 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 24-21-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 20-25-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 24-17-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 19-24-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/17/17 2B Robinson Cano Quad 10-day DL (5/13)
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 10-day DL (5/14)
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 60-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)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
05/17/17 P Joe Blanton Shoulder 10-day DL (5/17)
04/29/17 CF Adam Eaton Knee 10-day DL (04/29)
04/20/17 P Sammy Solis Elbow 10-day DL (04/19)
04/12/17 2B Stephen Drew Hamstring 10-day DL (04/12)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 20-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Christian Bergman has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.25 and a WHIP of 0.88. He has 12 strikeouts over his 16 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He allows 5.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.44 and they have given up 162 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 146 hitters and walked 63 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 407 base hits and 217 earned runs. They have allowed 66 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 141 batters and struck out 337. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.65.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .249, good for 16th in the league. The Mariners hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Nelson Cruz is hitting .301 with an on-base percentage of .383. He has 47 hits this season in 156 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .564 and an OPS+ of 159. Jean Segura is hitting .336 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 48 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 143 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .476. The Mariners have 380 hits, including 75 doubles and 47 home runs. Seattle has walked 167 times so far this season and they have struck out 348 times as a unit. They have left 316 men on base and have a team OPS of .728. They score 4.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 206 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 26-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.74, Jacob Turner has a 2-2 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 21.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 20 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.40 and they have given up 144 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .283 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 115 batters and walked 44 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 377 base knocks and 192 earned runs this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 142 hitters and struck out 361 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .274, good for 1st in the league. The Nationals hold a .471 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .346, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.7 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .349 with an OBP of .458. He has 52 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 149 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .678 with an OPS+ of 195. Daniel Murphy is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .387. He has collected 54 hits in 165 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .576. The Nationals as a unit have 415 base hits, including 89 doubles and 65 homers. Washington has walked 163 times this year and they have struck out on 342 occasions. They have had 302 men left on base and have an OPS of .817. They have scored 5.72 runs per game and totaled 246 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners +128
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