Baltimore Orioles at Seattle Mariners 9/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Cobb vs. Wade LeBlanc
The Baltimore Orioles visit Safeco Field on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Alex Cobb for the Orioles and Wade LeBlanc for the Mariners.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +178 and Seattle at -190. The Orioles have a 61-71-5 over/under record and a 56-81-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 67-70-0 against the run line and have a 68-67-2 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 61-71-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 56-81-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 68-67-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 67-70-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/31/18 DH Mark Trumbo Knee 10-day DL (08/20); is out for season
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
07/04/18 3B Steve Wilkerson Oblique 10-day DL (07/04)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 10-day DL (06/11)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/27/18 P Marco Gonzales Neck 10-day DL (08/27)
08/08/18 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 60-day DL (08/08)
08/04/18 P Juan Nicasio Knee is out for season
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 40-97 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Cobb has a 4-15 record with an earned run average of 5.11 and a WHIP of 1.43 this season. He has 98 strikeouts over his 144.1 innings pitched and he's given up 167 hits. He's allowed 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.82 and they have given up 501 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 433 hitters and walked 238 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.18. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,335 base hits and 698 earned runs. They have allowed 195 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 496 batters and struck out 1,017. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.51 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .239, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 144 hits this season in 503 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .431 and an OPS+ of 105. Trey Mancini is hitting .243 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .303. He has totaled 118 hits and he has driven in 50 men in 485 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .419. The Orioles have 1,118 hits, including 209 doubles and 168 home runs. Baltimore has walked 366 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,184 times as a unit. They have left 875 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 3.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 536 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 76-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.71, Wade LeBlanc has a 8-3 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 108 strikeouts over the 135.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 124 hits. He's allowing 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 423 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 454 batters and walked 148 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,200 base knocks and 581 earned runs this season. They have given up 165 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 348 hitters and struck out 1,124 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.07.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Mitch Haniger comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .366. He has 141 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 504 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .486 with an OPS+ of 137. Dee Gordon is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .295. He has collected 135 hits in 494 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 78 and a slugging percentage of .338. The Mariners as a unit have 1,197 base hits, including 213 doubles and 152 homers. Seattle has walked 345 times this year and they have struck out on 1,035 occasions. They have had 909 men left on base and have an OPS of .723. They have scored 4.16 runs per game and totaled 570 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners -190
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