Seattle Mariners at Baltimore Orioles MLB Game Picks 9/20/2019
Friday, September 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Hernandez vs. Asher Wojciechowski
Dee Gordon and the Seattle Mariners (64-88, 5th in AL West) are headed to Oriole Park on Friday where they'll take on the Baltimore Orioles (49-103, 5th in AL East). The Orioles open this game at +150 while the Mariners are coming in at -160. The O/U opens at 9.
The Mariners have been an inconsistent choice for baseball bettors, having gone 64-88-0 SU. Baltimore covers 32.2% of the time, going 49-103-0 straight up.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners have been an excellent Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 85-61-6.
The Mariners are covering 38.7% of the time as the away team, having gone 29-46-0 straight up.
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles are covering 29.9% of the time at Oriole Park, going 23-54-0 SU.
The Orioles have been a decent Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 75-66-11.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
9/17/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/11/2019 Jake Fraley CF Thumb Out for the season
9/10/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Out for the season
8/23/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Out for the season
8/7/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Hip Out for the season
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
9/18/2019 Renato Nunez DH Hand
9/18/2019 Mark Trumbo DH Back Probable for Sep 19
9/18/2019 Mason Williams CF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 64-88 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez has a 1-6 record with an earned run average of 6.31 and a WHIP of 1.48 this season. He has 51 strikeouts over his 61.1 innings pitched and he's given up 72 hits. He's allowed 10.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 615 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 626 hitters and walked 272 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.12. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 1,419 base hits and 765 earned runs. They have allowed 250 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 470 batters and struck out 1,169. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 5.04.
As a team Seattle is hitting .240, good for 29th in the league. The Mariners hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Dee Gordon is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .305. He has 104 hits this season in 376 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .362 and an OPS+ of 81. Mallex Smith is hitting .233 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .308. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 489 at bats. His OPS+ is 78 while his slugging percentage is at .346. The Mariners have 1,239 hits, including 241 doubles and 235 home runs. Seattle has walked 564 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,489 times as a unit. They have left 1,020 men on base and have a team OPS of .754. They score 4.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 733 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 49-103 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.38, Asher Wojciechowski has a 3-8 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 70 strikeouts over the 72 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 70 hits. He's allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.96 and they have given up 661 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 587 batters and walked 277 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.71. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,461 base knocks and 854 earned runs this season. They have given up 289 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 531 hitters and struck out 1,170 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 5.61.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 18th in the league. The Orioles hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Jonathan Villar comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .345. He has 166 hits this year along with 69 RBI in 594 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .466 with an OPS+ of 112. Trey Mancini is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 159 hits in 565 at bats while driving in 91 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .529. The Orioles as a unit have 1,290 base hits, including 236 doubles and 195 homers. Baltimore has walked 421 times this year and they have struck out on 1,343 occasions. They have had 986 men left on base and have an OPS of .723. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 672 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles (+150)
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