Seattle Mariners at Boston Red Sox 6/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Wade LeBlanc vs. Steven Wright
Fenway Park is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Boston Red Sox on Friday, June 22, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Wade LeBlanc for the Mariners and Steven Wright for the Red Sox.
Seattle opens at +152 while Boston opens at -162. The Mariners have a 39-34-1 over/under record and a 38-36-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 40-35-0 against the run line and have a 35-38-2 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 39-34-1 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 38-36-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 35-38-2 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 40-35-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
06/09/18 P Dan Altavilla Elbow 10-day DL (06/07)
05/28/18 P Nick Vincent Groin 10-day DL (05/27)
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)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/05/18 P Drew Pomeranz Biceps 10-day DL (06/02)
06/02/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day DL (05/30)
05/25/18 DH Hanley Ramirez None has been released
05/15/18 P Carson Smith Shoulder 10-day DL (05/15)
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/30/18 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 46-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc has a 3-0 record with an earned run average of 2.63 and a WHIP of 1.10 this year. He has 52 strikeouts over his 61.2 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.78 and they have given up 211 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 268 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.94. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 621 base hits and 292 earned runs. They have allowed 85 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 195 batters and struck out 644. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.87.
As a team Seattle is hitting .258, good for 4th in the league. The Mariners hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Kyle Seager is hitting .224 with an on-base percentage of .276. He has 64 hits this season in 286 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .413 and an OPS+ of 90. Jean Segura is hitting .334 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .359. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 296 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .480. The Mariners have 646 hits, including 123 doubles and 89 home runs. Seattle has walked 198 times so far this season and they have struck out 577 times as a unit. They have left 493 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 322 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 49-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.23, Steven Wright has a 2-1 record and a 1.04 WHIP this season. He has 29 strikeouts over the 36.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He allows 4.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.18 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 260 batters and walked 96 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.46. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 578 base knocks and 261 earned runs this season. They have given up 68 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 235 hitters and struck out 731 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.41.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 2nd in the league. The Red Sox hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Andrew Benintendi comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .379. He has 79 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 271 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .528 with an OPS+ of 141. J.D. Martinez is hitting .312 this season and he has an OBP of .383. He has collected 84 hits in 269 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 164 and a slugging percentage of .621. The Red Sox as a unit have 676 base hits, including 152 doubles and 105 homers. Boston has walked 241 times this year and they have struck out on 588 occasions. They have had 516 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 4.99 runs per game and totaled 374 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -162
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