Seattle Mariners at Arizona Diamondbacks 8/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, August 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Leake vs. Zack Greinke
The Seattle Mariners visit Chase Field on Sunday, August 26, 2018 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Mike Leake for the Mariners and Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +185 and Arizona at -200. The Mariners have a 64-63-2 over/under record and a 65-64-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 67-61-0 against the run line and have a 60-62-6 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 64-63-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 65-64-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 60-62-6 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 67-61-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
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 73-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Leake has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 3.90 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 96 strikeouts over his 154.2 innings pitched and he's given up 164 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 399 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 429 hitters and walked 139 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 4.2. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 1,132 base hits and 541 earned runs. They have allowed 154 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 323 batters and struck out 1,056. 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 4.04.
As a team Seattle is hitting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .411 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. Dee Gordon is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .295. He has 128 hits this season in 470 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .340 and an OPS+ of 78. Mitch Haniger is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 131 hits and he has driven in 82 men in 468 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .481. The Mariners have 1,123 hits, including 201 doubles and 145 home runs. Seattle has walked 324 times so far this season and they have struck out 977 times as a unit. They have left 847 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 538 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 71-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.06, Zack Greinke has a 12-8 record and a 1.05 WHIP. He has 165 strikeouts over the 162 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 138 hits. He's allowing 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 348 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 375 batters and walked 156 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 3.61. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,020 base knocks and 464 earned runs this season. They have given up 138 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 390 hitters and struck out 1,136 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 .240, good for 25th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .399. He has 141 hits this year along with 73 RBI in 478 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .550 with an OPS+ of 145. A.J. Pollock is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 83 hits in 298 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .527. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,041 base hits, including 217 doubles and 142 homers. Arizona has walked 459 times this year and they have struck out on 1,156 occasions. They have had 870 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.52 runs per game and totaled 579 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -200
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