Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners 6/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, June 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: David Price vs. Felix Hernandez
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Seattle Mariners on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are David Price for the Red Sox and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
Boston opens at -140 while Seattle opens at +130. The Red Sox have a 32-34-2 over/under record and a 37-31-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 35-32-0 against the run line and have a 35-31-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 32-34-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 37-31-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 35-31-1 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 35-32-0 against the run line
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/05/18 P Drew Pomeranz Biceps 10-day DL (06/02)
06/02/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day DL (05/30)
05/25/18 DH Hanley Ramirez None has been released
05/15/18 P Carson Smith Shoulder 10-day DL (05/15)
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/30/18 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
06/09/18 P Dan Altavilla Elbow 10-day DL (06/07)
06/09/18 P Juan Nicasio Knee 10-day DL (06/07)
05/31/18 C Chris Herrmann Oblique 10-day DL (05/27)
05/28/18 P Nick Vincent Groin 10-day DL (05/27)
05/13/18 2B Robinson Cano Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 8/14 vs Oakland Athletics)
05/03/18 RF Ichiro Suzuki Retired is out for season
05/01/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Arm 10-day DL (05/01)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Red Sox have a 46-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher David Price has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 4.00 and a WHIP of 1.25 this year. He has 72 strikeouts over his 74.1 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.02 and they have given up 182 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 249 hitters and walked 86 batters. As a team, Boston allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.46. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 531 base hits and 238 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 215 batters and struck out 668. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.43.
As a team Boston is hitting .262, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .457 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. J.D. Martinez is hitting .313 with an on-base percentage of .381. He has 76 hits this season in 243 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .642 and an OPS+ of 169. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .383. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 249 at bats. His OPS+ is 148 while his slugging percentage is at .554. The Red Sox have 622 hits, including 148 doubles and 97 home runs. Boston has walked 218 times so far this season and they have struck out 536 times as a unit. They have left 467 men on base and have a team OPS of .786. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 349 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 43-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.70, Felix Hernandez has a 6-5 record and a 1.38 WHIP this season. He has 64 strikeouts over the 77.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 77 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 188 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 247 batters and walked 70 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 553 base knocks and 257 earned runs this season. They have given up 72 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 178 hitters and struck out 585 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.78.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 5th in the league. The Mariners hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Jean Segura comes into this matchup batting .342 with an OBP of .364. He has 92 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 269 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .483 with an OPS+ of 136. Kyle Seager is hitting .226 this season and he has an OBP of .276. He has collected 60 hits in 266 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .421. The Mariners as a unit have 590 base hits, including 113 doubles and 82 homers. Seattle has walked 183 times this year and they have struck out on 511 occasions. They have had 453 men left on base and have an OPS of .746. They have scored 4.4 runs per game and totaled 295 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +130
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