Minnesota Twins at Seattle Mariners 5/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, May 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Fernando Romero vs. James Paxton
Safeco Field is the site of the matchup between the Minnesota Twins and the Seattle Mariners on Friday, May 25, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Fernando Romero for the Twins and James Paxton for the Mariners.
Minnesota opens at +105 while Seattle opens at -120. The Twins have a 22-22-1 over/under record and a 26-19-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 27-21-0 against the run line and have a 27-21-0 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 22-22-1 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 26-19-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 27-21-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 27-21-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
05/19/18 1B Joe Mauer Neck 10-day DL (05/19)
05/06/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 60-day DL (03/29)
05/05/18 C Jason Castro Knee 10-day DL (05/05); is out for season
05/01/18 3B Miguel Sano Hamstring 10-day DL (04/28)
03/28/18 SS Jorge Polanco Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 06/30 vs Chicago Cubs)
03/26/18 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/23/18 CF Dee Gordon Toe 10-day DL (05/21)
05/23/18 RF Mitch Haniger Wrist is "?" Thursday vs Oakland Athletics
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 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 21-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Fernando Romero has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 1.66 and a WHIP of 1.15 this year. He has 22 strikeouts over his 21.2 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He's allowed 5.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 171 hitters and walked 65 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 383 base hits and 195 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 172 batters and struck out 415. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .241, good for 17th in the league. The Twins hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 52 hits this season in 176 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .534 and an OPS+ of 130. Max Kepler is hitting .248 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .335. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 157 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Twins have 371 hits, including 100 doubles and 46 home runs. Minnesota has walked 165 times so far this season and they have struck out 392 times as a unit. They have left 315 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 4.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 188 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 29-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.30, James Paxton has a 3-1 record and a 1.02 WHIP this season. He has 79 strikeouts over the 62.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 44 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 137 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 181 batters and walked 52 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.12. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 403 base knocks and 197 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 131 hitters and struck out 426 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.95.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 11th in the league. The Mariners hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Kyle Seager comes into this matchup batting .222 with an OBP of .285. He has 42 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 189 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .418 with an OPS+ of 93. Jean Segura is hitting .308 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 62 hits in 201 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 113 and a slugging percentage of .443. The Mariners as a unit have 415 base hits, including 89 doubles and 55 homers. Seattle has walked 141 times this year and they have struck out on 366 occasions. They have had 336 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.48 runs per game and totaled 215 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -120
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