Seattle Mariners at Tampa Bay Rays 6/8/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Marco Gonzales vs. Wilmer Font
Tropicana Field is the site of the matchup between the Seattle Mariners and the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, June 8, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Marco Gonzales for the Mariners and Wilmer Font for the Rays.
Seattle opens at -140 while Tampa Bay opens at +130. The Mariners have a 31-30-0 over/under record and a 33-28-0 run line mark. The Rays are 31-29-0 against the run line and have a 27-30-3 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 31-30-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 33-28-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 27-30-3 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 31-29-0 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 38-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marco Gonzales has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.31 this year. He has 59 strikeouts over his 66.2 innings pitched and he's given up 70 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.57 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 228 hitters and walked 67 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.2 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 3.82. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 503 base hits and 234 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 168 batters and struck out 539. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.74.
As a team Seattle is hitting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Mariners hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Kyle Seager is hitting .224 with an on-base percentage of .280. He has 54 hits this season in 241 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .427 and an OPS+ of 94. Jean Segura is hitting .339 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 83 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 245 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .486. The Mariners have 536 hits, including 106 doubles and 69 home runs. Seattle has walked 168 times so far this season and they have struck out 469 times as a unit. They have left 420 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 267 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 28-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 9.78, Wilmer Font has a 0-2 record and a 1.83 WHIP this season. He has 18 strikeouts over the 23 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He allows 13.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 244 batters and walked 91 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.7 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 3.99. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 461 base knocks and 238 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 187 hitters and struck out 507 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.85.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 7th in the league. The Rays hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. C.J. Cron comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .323. He has 61 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 235 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .468 with an OPS+ of 119. Mallex Smith is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 47 hits in 181 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .343. The Rays as a unit have 525 base hits, including 88 doubles and 57 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 192 times this year and they have struck out on 520 occasions. They have had 425 men left on base and have an OPS of .718. They have scored 4.03 runs per game and totaled 242 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rays +130
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