Seattle Mariners at Cleveland Indians 4/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, April 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: James Paxton vs. Mike Clevinger
The Seattle Mariners visit Progressive Field on Thursday, April 26, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are James Paxton for the Mariners and Mike Clevinger for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +113 and Cleveland at -123. The Mariners have a 14-8-0 over/under record and a 13-9-0 run line mark. The Indians are 8-13-0 against the run line and have a 7-14-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 14-8-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 13-9-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 7-14-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 8-13-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/12/18 1B Ryon Healy Ankle 10-day DL (04/08)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
04/08/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (04/08)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 3B Giovanny Urshela Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 12-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Paxton has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 5.61 and a WHIP of 1.44 this season. He has 34 strikeouts over his 25.2 innings pitched and he's given up 25 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.11 and they have given up 70 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 86 hitters and walked 28 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 191 base hits and 104 earned runs. They have allowed 31 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 69 batters and struck out 189. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.62.
As a team Seattle is hitting .251, good for 9th in the league. The Mariners hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Jean Segura is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .309. He has 26 hits this season in 92 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .424 and an OPS+ of 105. Robinson Cano is hitting .321 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .430. He has totaled 25 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 78 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .449. The Mariners have 185 hits, including 42 doubles and 25 home runs. Seattle has walked 55 times so far this season and they have struck out 164 times as a unit. They have left 141 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.18 runs per contest and have scored a total of 92 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 12-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.75, Mike Clevinger has a 2-0 record and a 1.05 WHIP. He has 17 strikeouts over the 25.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 19 hits. He's allowing 6.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.09 and they have given up 47 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 61 batters and walked 13 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 2.92. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 151 base knocks and 63 earned runs this season. They have given up 23 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 46 hitters and struck out 177 batters. They give up a walk 2.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.01 while their FIP as a staff is 3.74.
As a team, they are batting .218, good for 29th in the league. The Indians hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Bradley Zimmer comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .295. He has 16 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 59 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .373 with an OPS+ of 81. Michael Brantley is hitting .320 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 16 hits in 50 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .460. The Indians as a unit have 158 base hits, including 29 doubles and 25 homers. Cleveland has walked 65 times this year and they have struck out on 178 occasions. They have had 145 men left on base and have an OPS of .652. They have scored 3.48 runs per game and totaled 73 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +113
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