Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners 6/16/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 16, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Steven Wright vs. Wade LeBlanc
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, June 16, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Steven Wright for the Red Sox and Wade LeBlanc for the Mariners.
Boston opens at -110 while Seattle opens at +100. The Red Sox have a 32-36-2 over/under record and a 38-32-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 37-32-0 against the run line and have a 36-32-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 32-36-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 38-32-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 36-32-1 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 37-32-0 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 48-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Steven Wright has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 1.21 and a WHIP of 1.05 this year. He has 25 strikeouts over his 29.2 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 4.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.95 and they have given up 185 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the bullpen and they've struck out 251 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, Boston allows 7.6 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 3.39. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 541 base hits and 240 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 222 batters and struck out 686. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.40.
As a team Boston is hitting .263, good for 2nd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Andrew Benintendi is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 76 hits this season in 256 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .547 and an OPS+ of 148. J.D. Martinez is hitting .317 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .388. He has totaled 79 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 249 at bats. His OPS+ is 173 while his slugging percentage is at .651. The Red Sox have 640 hits, including 150 doubles and 100 home runs. Boston has walked 224 times so far this season and they have struck out 551 times as a unit. They have left 481 men on base and have a team OPS of .785. They score 5.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 356 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 44-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Wade LeBlanc has a 2-0 record and a 1.22 WHIP this season. He has 43 strikeouts over the 54 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 52 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 195 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 252 batters and walked 73 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.3 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 3.83. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 575 base knocks and 265 earned runs this season. They have given up 75 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 184 hitters and struck out 603 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.78.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 4th in the league. The Mariners hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Kyle Seager comes into this matchup batting .226 with an OBP of .276. He has 61 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 270 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .419 with an OPS+ of 92. Jean Segura is hitting .342 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 95 hits in 278 at bats while driving in 42 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .482. The Mariners as a unit have 610 base hits, including 115 doubles and 85 homers. Seattle has walked 187 times this year and they have struck out on 530 occasions. They have had 464 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.41 runs per game and totaled 304 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +100
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