Seattle Mariners at San Francisco Giants 4/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Marco Gonzales vs. Ty Blach
The Seattle Mariners visit AT&T Park on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Marco Gonzales for the Mariners and Ty Blach for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +135 and San Francisco at -145. The Mariners have a 2-1-0 over/under record and a 3-0-0 run line mark. The Giants are 2-2-0 against the run line and have a 1-3-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 2-1-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 3-0-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 1-3-0 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 2-2-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/01/18 DH Nelson Cruz Ankle is "?" Tuesday vs San Francisco
03/31/18 C Mike Zunino Side 10-day DL (03/31)
03/29/18 RF Ben Gamel Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 P Erasmo Ramirez Back 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
03/29/18 P Mark Melancon Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/28/18 P Jeff Samardzija Pectoral 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Madison Bumgarner Hand 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Will Smith Elbow 10-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 2-1 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marco Gonzales had a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 6.08 and a WHIP of 1.75 last season. He had 32 strikeouts over his 40 innings pitched and he gave up 59 hits. He allowed 13.3 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 5.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.70 and they have given up 5 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .147 against the bullpen and they've struck out 12 hitters and walked 0 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.67. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 18 base hits and 11 earned runs. They have allowed 4 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 9 batters and struck out 24. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.00 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team Seattle is hitting .253, good for 10th in the league. The Mariners hold a .474 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Robinson Cano is hitting .600 with an on-base percentage of .636. He has 6 hits this season in 10 at bats with 1 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .800 and an OPS+ of 314. Nelson Cruz is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 2 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 6 at bats. His OPS+ is 348 while his slugging percentage is at 1.333. The Mariners have 24 hits, including 6 doubles and 5 home runs. Seattle has walked 6 times so far this season and they have struck out 24 times as a unit. They have left 16 men on base and have a team OPS of .778. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 12 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco had a 2-2 overall mark last year. With an earned run average of 4.78, Ty Blach had a 8-12 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He had 73 strikeouts over the 163.2 innings he pitched. He also gave up 179 hits. He allowed 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 4.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 12 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 15 batters and walked 2 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 6.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.18. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 24 base knocks and 12 earned runs this season. They have given up 2 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 8 hitters and struck out 30 batters. They give up a walk 2.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 0.94 while their FIP as a staff is 2.43.
As a team, they are batting .192, good for 27th in the league. The Giants hold a .277 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .239, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 6.3 hits per contest. Buster Posey comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .400. He has 4 hits this year along with 0 RBI in 13 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .462 with an OPS+ of 132. Joe Panik is hitting .400 this season and he has an OBP of .438. He has collected 6 hits in 15 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 226 and a slugging percentage of .800. The Giants as a unit have 25 base hits, including 5 doubles and 2 homers. San Francisco has walked 8 times this year and they have struck out on 34 occasions. They have had 30 men left on base and have an OPS of .516. They have scored 0.5 runs per game and totaled 2 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants -145
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