Seattle Mariners at Houston Astros 6/5/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Minute Maid Park
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Probable Pitchers: James Paxton vs. Dallas Keuchel
The Seattle Mariners visit Minute Maid Park on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to play the Houston Astros. The probable starters are James Paxton for the Mariners and Dallas Keuchel for the Astros.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +120 and Houston at -130. The Mariners have a 29-30-0 over/under record and a 32-27-0 run line mark. The Astros are 33-28-0 against the run line and have a 24-33-4 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 29-30-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 32-27-0 against the run line
Important Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 24-33-4 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 33-28-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/31/18 C Chris Herrmann Oblique 10-day DL (05/27)
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 Houston Astros Injuries
06/04/18 LF Marwin Gonzalez Knee is "?" Tuesday vs Seattle Mariners
05/29/18 C Brian McCann Knee 10-day DL (05/29)
05/23/18 RF Josh Reddick Infection 10-day DL (05/23)
05/21/18 LF Derek Fisher Intestinal 10-day DL (05/20)
03/30/18 P Brady Rodgers Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jandel Gustave Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 37-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher James Paxton has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 3.13 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 95 strikeouts over his 74.2 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He's allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.53 and they have given up 165 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 225 hitters and walked 65 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 481 base hits and 227 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 162 batters and struck out 527. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.75.
As a team Seattle is hitting .257, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Jean Segura is hitting .331 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 78 hits this season in 236 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .470 and an OPS+ of 127. Kyle Seager is hitting .223 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .281. He has totaled 52 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 233 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .408. The Mariners have 517 hits, including 105 doubles and 63 home runs. Seattle has walked 164 times so far this season and they have struck out 455 times as a unit. They have left 410 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 255 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Houston has a 37-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.65, Dallas Keuchel has a 3-7 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 60 strikeouts over the 74 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 70 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.13 and they have given up 140 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Astros bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 188 batters and walked 43 opposing hitters. As a team, Houston allows 6.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.4 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.82. The Astros pitchers as a team have surrendered 414 base knocks and 172 earned runs this season. They have given up 56 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Houston as a staff has walked 151 hitters and struck out 632 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.03 while their FIP as a staff is 3.05.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 9th in the league. The Astros hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. George Springer comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .360. He has 69 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 238 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .508 with an OPS+ of 143. Jose Altuve is hitting .329 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 82 hits in 249 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .454. The Astros as a unit have 531 base hits, including 113 doubles and 71 homers. Houston has walked 207 times this year and they have struck out on 516 occasions. They have had 414 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 301 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Astros MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +120
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