Seattle Mariners at Minnesota Twins 5/14/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, May 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Wade LeBlanc vs. Jake Odorizzi
Target Field is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Minnesota Twins on Monday, May 14, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Wade LeBlanc for the Mariners and Jake Odorizzi for the Twins.
Seattle opens at +112 while Minnesota opens at -122. The Mariners have a 23-15-0 over/under record and a 23-15-0 run line mark. The Twins are 21-14-0 against the run line and have a 19-15-1 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 23-15-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 23-15-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 19-15-1 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 21-14-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
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 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
05/13/18 1B Joe Mauer Rest is not in the starting lineup Sunday vs Los Angeles Angels
05/06/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 60-day DL (03/29)
05/05/18 C Jason Castro Knee 10-day DL (05/05)
05/01/18 3B Miguel Sano Hamstring 10-day DL (04/28)
03/28/18 SS Jorge Polanco Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 06/30 vs Chicago Cubs)
03/26/18 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 22-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 3.18 and a WHIP of 1.19 this year. He has 18 strikeouts over his 22.2 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 114 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 149 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 331 base hits and 174 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 114 batters and struck out 351. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
As a team Seattle is hitting .260, good for 8th in the league. The Mariners hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .383. He has 41 hits this season in 142 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .444 and an OPS+ of 129. Jean Segura is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .319. He has totaled 47 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 158 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .424. The Mariners have 336 hits, including 74 doubles and 48 home runs. Seattle has walked 114 times so far this season and they have struck out 288 times as a unit. They have left 261 men on base and have a team OPS of .762. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 179 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 17-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.83, Jake Odorizzi has a 3-2 record and a 1.32 WHIP this season. He has 38 strikeouts over the 42.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 36 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.93 and they have given up 140 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 139 batters and walked 58 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 307 base knocks and 165 earned runs this season. They have given up 49 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 144 hitters and struck out 322 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.62.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 14th in the league. The Twins hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Joe Mauer comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .409. He has 34 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 122 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .361 with an OPS+ of 115. Max Kepler is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 33 hits in 125 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .488. The Twins as a unit have 302 base hits, including 80 doubles and 42 homers. Minnesota has walked 129 times this year and they have struck out on 309 occasions. They have had 256 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.49 runs per game and totaled 157 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners +112
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