Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners 8/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Dallas Keuchel vs. Wade LeBlanc
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Houston Astros and the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Dallas Keuchel for the Astros and Wade LeBlanc for the Mariners.
Houston opens at -136 while Seattle opens at +126. The Astros have a 48-54-6 over/under record and a 53-55-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 54-52-0 against the run line and have a 50-54-2 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 48-54-6 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 53-55-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 50-54-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 54-52-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
07/28/18 2B Jose Altuve Knee 10-day DL (07/28)
07/03/18 C Brian McCann Knee 10-day DL (07/01)
06/28/18 SS Carlos Correa Back 10-day DL (06/26)
05/21/18 LF Derek Fisher Intestinal 10-day DL (05/20)
05/08/18 P Roberto Osuna Personal is out indefinitely
03/30/18 P Brady Rodgers Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jandel Gustave Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
07/30/18 3B Kyle Seager Paternity List is out indefinitely
06/09/18 P Dan Altavilla Elbow 10-day DL (06/07)
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 Astros have a 67-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel has a 8-9 record with an earned run average of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.26 this year. He has 103 strikeouts over his 135 innings pitched and he's given up 134 hits. He's allowed 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.21 and they have given up 248 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the bullpen and they've struck out 370 hitters and walked 78 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.6 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.09. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 763 base hits and 334 earned runs. They have allowed 103 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 286 batters and struck out 1,141. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.08 and their FIP as a unit is 3.21.
As a team Houston is hitting .256, good for 8th in the league. The Astros hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Alex Bregman is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .382. He has 112 hits this season in 403 at bats with 71 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .529 and an OPS+ of 153. George Springer is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .334. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 413 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .429. The Astros have 934 hits, including 194 doubles and 134 home runs. Houston has walked 385 times so far this season and they have struck out 819 times as a unit. They have left 715 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 533 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 63-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.51, Wade LeBlanc has a 6-1 record and a 1.14 WHIP this season. He has 82 strikeouts over the 102.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 95 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 306 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 359 batters and walked 104 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 896 base knocks and 423 earned runs this season. They have given up 120 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 258 hitters and struck out 896 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 9th in the league. The Mariners hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Dee Gordon comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .309. He has 116 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 399 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .353 with an OPS+ of 86. Jean Segura is hitting .316 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 128 hits in 405 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .442. The Mariners as a unit have 917 base hits, including 161 doubles and 119 homers. Seattle has walked 280 times this year and they have struck out on 802 occasions. They have had 701 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.22 runs per game and totaled 447 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +126
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