Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners MLB Game Picks 4/14/2019
Sunday, April 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Gerrit Cole vs. Marco Gonzales
The Houston Astros visit T-Mobile Park on Sunday, April 14, 2019 to play the Seattle Mariners. The probable starters are Gerrit Cole for the Astros and Marco Gonzales for the Mariners.
The opening line for this matchup has Houston at -143 and Seattle at +133. The Astros have a 5-9-0 over/under record and a 5-9-0 run line mark. The Mariners are 11-5-0 against the run line and have a 12-3-1 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 5-9-0 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 5-9-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 12-3-1 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 11-5-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
04/12/19 3B Alex Bregman Hamstring is questionable Saturday vs Seattle Mariners
03/28/19 P Joe Smith Achilles 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 P Lance McCullers Jr Elbow 10-day IL (03/25); is out for season
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/12/19 P Wade LeBlanc Oblique is questionable next start
04/11/19 3B Kyle Seager Hand 60-day IL (03/17)
04/10/19 P Chasen Bradford Shoulder 10-day IL (04/09)
04/02/19 P Hunter Strickland Side 60-day IL (04/02)
03/25/19 P Gerson Bautista Pectoral 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Sam Tuivailala Achilles 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Shawn Armstrong Undisclosed 10-day IL (03/17)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 9-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gerrit Cole has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 3.32 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 25 strikeouts over his 19 innings pitched and he's given up 13 hits. He's allowed 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.10 and they have given up 31 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the bullpen and they've struck out 51 hitters and walked 11 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.42. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 97 base hits and 46 earned runs. They have allowed 14 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 32 batters and struck out 135. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.07 and their FIP as a unit is 3.30.
As a team Houston is hitting .291, good for 2nd in the league. The Astros hold a .484 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .361, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.8 hits per game. Michael Brantley is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .345. He has 15 hits this season in 53 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .453 and an OPS+ of 116. George Springer is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 57 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .526. The Astros have 137 hits, including 29 doubles and 20 home runs. Houston has walked 52 times so far this season and they have struck out 106 times as a unit. They have left 107 men on base and have a team OPS of .845. They score 4.36 runs per contest and have scored a total of 61 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 13-3 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.16, Marco Gonzales has a 4-0 record and a 1.21 WHIP. He has 16 strikeouts over the 25.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He's allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 61 batters and walked 35 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 149 base knocks and 71 earned runs this season. They have given up 21 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 52 hitters and struck out 126 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .292, good for 1st in the league. The Mariners hold a .552 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .366, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.6 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .358 with an OBP of .434. He has 24 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 67 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .582 with an OPS+ of 179. Dee Gordon is hitting .357 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 20 hits in 56 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .464. The Mariners as a unit have 170 base hits, including 32 doubles and 37 homers. Seattle has walked 64 times this year and they have struck out on 150 occasions. They have had 118 men left on base and have an OPS of .917. They have scored 7.69 runs per game and totaled 123 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners +133
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