Seattle Mariners at Boston Red Sox MLB Game Picks 5/11/2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Hernandez vs. Rick Porcello
The Seattle Mariners visit Fenway Park on Saturday, May 11, 2019 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Felix Hernandez for the Mariners and Rick Porcello for the Red Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +178 and Boston at -190. The Mariners have a 26-12-2 over/under record and a 23-17-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 15-23-0 against the run line and have a 21-16-1 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 26-12-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 23-17-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 21-16-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 15-23-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/09/19 2B Dee Gordon Hand is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Friday vs Boston Red Sox
04/15/19 P Wade LeBlanc Oblique 10-day IL (04/14)
04/11/19 3B Kyle Seager Hand 60-day IL (03/17)
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)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
05/06/19 P David Price Elbow 10-day IL (05/03)
05/03/19 SS Tzu-Wei Lin Knee 10-day IL (05/04)
04/20/19 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 10-day IL (04/18)
04/19/19 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day IL (04/18)
04/06/19 P Brian Johnson Elbow 10-day IL (04/06)
04/06/19 2B Brock Holt Eye 10-day IL (04/06)
03/25/19 P Steven Wright Suspension 80 game suspension
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 20-20 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 5.20 and a WHIP of 1.35 this season. He has 31 strikeouts over his 36.1 innings pitched and he's given up 44 hits. He's allowed 10.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 127 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 150 hitters and walked 74 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.4. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 365 base hits and 175 earned runs. They have allowed 59 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 119 batters and struck out 318. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
As a team Seattle is hitting .247, good for 13th in the league. The Mariners hold a .469 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .345. He has 43 hits this season in 156 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .481 and an OPS+ of 127. Mitch Haniger is hitting .237 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .320. He has totaled 37 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 156 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Mariners have 341 hits, including 73 doubles and 75 home runs. Seattle has walked 159 times so far this season and they have struck out 397 times as a unit. They have left 275 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 5.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 222 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 19-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.11, Rick Porcello has a 2-3 record and a 1.57 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 37 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 41 hits. He's allowing 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 119 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 168 batters and walked 57 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 307 base knocks and 169 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 129 hitters and struck out 373 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 15th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. J.D. Martinez comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .384. He has 43 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 139 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .475 with an OPS+ of 128. Mookie Betts is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .405. He has collected 40 hits in 138 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .507. The Red Sox as a unit have 314 base hits, including 64 doubles and 47 homers. Boston has walked 155 times this year and they have struck out on 305 occasions. They have had 265 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.89 runs per game and totaled 186 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -190
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