Seattle Mariners at Arizona Diamondbacks 8/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Erasmo Ramirez vs. Zack Godley
The Seattle Mariners visit Chase Field on Friday, August 24, 2018 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Erasmo Ramirez for the Mariners and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +147 and Arizona at -157. The Mariners have a 63-63-2 over/under record and a 64-64-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 67-60-0 against the run line and have a 59-62-6 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 63-63-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 64-64-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 59-62-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 67-60-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
08/23/18 SS Jean Segura Ribs left last game, is "?" Friday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
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)
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)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
08/13/18 3B Jake Lamb Shoulder is out for season
07/12/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (07/12)
07/08/18 RF Jarrod Dyson Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 72-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 5.49 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 19.2 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 399 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 424 hitters and walked 138 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 1,126 base hits and 540 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 321 batters and struck out 1,045. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.06.
As a team Seattle is hitting .256, good for 6th in the league. The Mariners hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Mitch Haniger is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 128 hits this season in 463 at bats with 81 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .473 and an OPS+ of 133. Dee Gordon is hitting .273 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .296. He has totaled 127 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 466 at bats. His OPS+ is 78 while his slugging percentage is at .339. The Mariners have 1,114 hits, including 198 doubles and 143 home runs. Seattle has walked 322 times so far this season and they have struck out 966 times as a unit. They have left 842 men on base and have a team OPS of .724. They score 4.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 532 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 71-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.44, Zack Godley has a 13-6 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 150 strikeouts over the 142 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 141 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 346 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 371 batters and walked 154 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.59. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,011 base knocks and 458 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 388 hitters and struck out 1,125 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.86.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 25th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. A.J. Pollock comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .340. He has 83 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 295 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .532 with an OPS+ of 123. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .402. He has collected 141 hits in 474 at bats while driving in 73 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .555. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,035 base hits, including 215 doubles and 142 homers. Arizona has walked 457 times this year and they have struck out on 1,145 occasions. They have had 864 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.54 runs per game and totaled 576 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -157
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