Seattle Mariners at Tampa Bay Rays 6/7/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, June 7, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Leake vs. Ryne Stanek
The Seattle Mariners visit Tropicana Field on Thursday, June 7, 2018 to play the Tampa Bay Rays. The probable starters are Mike Leake for the Mariners and Ryne Stanek for the Rays.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -123 and Tampa Bay at +113. The Mariners have a 30-30-0 over/under record and a 33-27-0 run line mark. The Rays are 31-28-0 against the run line and have a 26-30-3 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 30-30-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 33-27-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 26-30-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 31-28-0 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 Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
06/04/18 P Chris Archer Groin 10-day DL (06/03)
05/23/18 P Jake Faria Side 60-day DL (05/23)
05/21/18 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Hamstring 10-day DL (05/18)
04/17/18 CF Kevin Kiermaier Thumb 60-day DL (04/16)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 38-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Leake has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 4.71 and a WHIP of 1.29 this season. He has 47 strikeouts over his 72.2 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.51 and they have given up 165 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 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 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 490 base hits and 228 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 163 batters and struck out 533. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
As a team Seattle is hitting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Mariners hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Jean Segura is hitting .333 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 80 hits this season in 240 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .483 and an OPS+ of 131. Kyle Seager is hitting .224 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .280. He has totaled 53 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 237 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .418. The Mariners have 525 hits, including 105 doubles and 66 home runs. Seattle has walked 165 times so far this season and they have struck out 462 times as a unit. They have left 412 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 262 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 28-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.65, Ryne Stanek has a 1-1 record and a 0.97 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 12.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 6 hits. He's allowing 4.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 217 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 238 batters and walked 89 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.9. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 446 base knocks and 229 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 183 hitters and struck out 500 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.87.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Rays hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Mallex Smith comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .333. He has 47 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 178 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .348 with an OPS+ of 93. C.J. Cron is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .324. He has collected 60 hits in 231 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .459. The Rays as a unit have 518 base hits, including 86 doubles and 56 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 190 times this year and they have struck out on 512 occasions. They have had 419 men left on base and have an OPS of .720. They have scored 4.07 runs per game and totaled 240 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners -123
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