Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners 6/17/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 17, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Eduardo Rodriguez vs. Mike Leake
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, June 17, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Eduardo Rodriguez for the Red Sox and Mike Leake for the Mariners.
Boston opens at -135 while Seattle opens at +125. The Red Sox have a 33-36-2 over/under record and a 39-32-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 37-33-0 against the run line and have a 37-32-1 over/under record.
Valuable Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 33-36-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 39-32-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 37-32-1 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 37-33-0 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 48-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has a 8-1 record with an earned run average of 3.64 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 81 strikeouts over his 71.2 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.04 and they have given up 188 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 253 hitters and walked 91 batters. As a team, Boston allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.44. The Red Sox pitchers collectively have given up 551 base hits and 247 earned runs. They have allowed 65 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Boston as a pitching staff has walked 225 batters and struck out 697. 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 3.41.
As a team Boston is hitting .262, good for 2nd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .454 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 .296 with an on-base percentage of .383. He has 76 hits this season in 257 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .545 and an OPS+ of 146. J.D. Martinez is hitting .320 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .392. He has totaled 81 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 253 at bats. His OPS+ is 173 while his slugging percentage is at .648. The Red Sox have 649 hits, including 150 doubles and 101 home runs. Boston has walked 229 times so far this season and they have struck out 557 times as a unit. They have left 491 men on base and have a team OPS of .783. They score 5.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 362 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 45-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.26, Mike Leake has a 7-3 record and a 1.27 WHIP this season. He has 54 strikeouts over the 86.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 90 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.55 and they have given up 198 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 254 batters and walked 77 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 584 base knocks and 270 earned runs this season. They have given up 76 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 189 hitters and struck out 609 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 3.80.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 3rd in the league. The Mariners hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Kyle Seager comes into this matchup batting .226 with an OBP of .276. He has 62 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 274 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .420 with an OPS+ of 92. Jean Segura is hitting .344 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 97 hits in 282 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .493. The Mariners as a unit have 620 base hits, including 117 doubles and 87 homers. Seattle has walked 190 times this year and they have struck out on 541 occasions. They have had 470 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.44 runs per game and totaled 311 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Red Sox/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +125
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