Los Angeles Dodgers at Seattle Mariners 8/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Felix Hernandez
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, August 19, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Felix Hernandez for the Mariners.
Los Angeles opens at -177 while Seattle opens at +167. The Dodgers have a 54-63-7 over/under record and a 57-67-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 61-62-0 against the run line and have a 59-62-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 54-63-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 57-67-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 59-62-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 61-62-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
08/18/18 P Erik Goeddel Elbow 10-day DL (08/17)
08/16/18 P Ross Stripling Back 10-day DL (08/12)
08/14/18 P John Axford Leg 10-day DL (08/14)
08/10/18 P Kenley Jansen Heart is out indefinitely
08/02/18 2B Chase Utley Wrist 10-day DL (08/02)
07/07/18 P Yimi Garcia Forearm 10-day DL (07/04)
06/28/18 P Josh Fields Shoulder 10-day DL (06/28)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 60-day DL (06/07)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/17/18 SS Jean Segura Paternity List is out indefinitely
08/15/18 P James Paxton Arm 10-day DL (08/15)
08/08/18 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 60-day DL (08/08)
08/04/18 P Juan Nicasio Knee 10-day DL (08/03)
08/01/18 P Roenis Elias Triceps 10-day DL (07/31)
06/09/18 P Dan Altavilla Elbow 60-day DL (06/07)
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 Dodgers have a 66-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 2.47 and a WHIP of 1.02 this year. He has 108 strikeouts over his 109.1 innings pitched and he's given up 93 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 392 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 470 hitters and walked 167 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.49. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 976 base hits and 433 earned runs. They have allowed 133 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 335 batters and struck out 1,165. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.65.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Matt Kemp is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 107 hits this season in 376 at bats with 69 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .481 and an OPS+ of 119. Manny Machado is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .382. He has totaled 145 hits and he has driven in 75 men in 472 at bats. His OPS+ is 154 while his slugging percentage is at .551. The Dodgers have 1,019 hits, including 222 doubles and 169 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 476 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,067 times as a unit. They have left 857 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 578 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 70-53 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.62, Felix Hernandez has a 8-11 record and a 1.43 WHIP this season. He has 101 strikeouts over the 129.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 137 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 371 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 412 batters and walked 129 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,071 base knocks and 508 earned runs this season. They have given up 145 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 303 hitters and struck out 1,018 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.99.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 6th in the league. The Mariners hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Mitch Haniger comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .360. He has 122 hits this year along with 78 RBI in 444 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 132. Dee Gordon is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .297. He has collected 124 hits in 450 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 79 and a slugging percentage of .342. The Mariners as a unit have 1,069 base hits, including 188 doubles and 139 homers. Seattle has walked 309 times this year and they have struck out on 917 occasions. They have had 805 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.15 runs per game and totaled 510 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +167
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