Baltimore Orioles at Seattle Mariners 9/5/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Mike Leake
The Baltimore Orioles head to Safeco Field on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 to take on the Seattle Mariners. The expected starting pitchers are Andrew Cashner for the Orioles and Mike Leake for the Mariners.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +203 and Seattle at -220. The Orioles have a 61-72-5 over/under mark and a 57-81-0 run line record. The Mariners are 67-71-0 against the run line and have a 68-68-2 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 61-72-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 57-81-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 68-68-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 67-71-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/03/18 1B Chris Davis Illness is questionable Tuesday vs Seattle Mariners
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 40-98 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 4-13 record with an earned run average of 4.86 and a WHIP of 1.53 this year. He has 98 strikeouts over his 146.1 innings pitched and he's given up 162 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 502 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 436 hitters and walked 240 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 5.16. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,340 base hits and 700 earned runs. They have allowed 195 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 500 batters and struck out 1,024. 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 4.92.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .238, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .241 with an on-base percentage of .301. He has 118 hits this season in 489 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .415 and an OPS+ of 96. Adam Jones is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .317. He has totaled 144 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 506 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .429. The Orioles have 1,121 hits, including 209 doubles and 169 home runs. Baltimore has walked 366 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,196 times as a unit. They have left 877 men on base and have a team OPS of .693. They score 3.89 runs per contest and have scored a total of 537 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 77-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.25, Mike Leake has a 8-9 record and a 1.30 WHIP this season. He has 105 strikeouts over the 165 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 182 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 424 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 461 batters and walked 148 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,203 base knocks and 582 earned runs this season. They have given up 166 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 348 hitters and struck out 1,136 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Dee Gordon comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .293. He has 135 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 496 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .337 with an OPS+ of 76. Mitch Haniger is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 142 hits in 507 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .489. The Mariners as a unit have 1,202 base hits, including 213 doubles and 152 homers. Seattle has walked 349 times this year and they have struck out on 1,042 occasions. They have had 915 men left on base and have an OPS of .722. They have scored 4.14 runs per game and totaled 572 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -220
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