Seattle Mariners at Boston Red Sox MLB Game Picks 5/12/2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Marco Gonzales vs. Hector Velazquez
The Seattle Mariners visit Fenway Park on Sunday, May 12, 2019 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Marco Gonzales for the Mariners and Hector Velazquez for the Red Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +133 and Boston at -143. The Mariners have a 27-12-2 over/under record and a 23-18-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 16-23-0 against the run line and have a 22-16-1 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 27-12-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 23-18-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 22-16-1 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 16-23-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
05/10/19 3B Dylan Moore Wrist 10-day IL (05/10)
05/09/19 2B Dee Gordon Hand is questionable Saturday 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 20-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Marco Gonzales has a 5-1 record with an earned run average of 3.08 and a WHIP of 1.25 this season. He has 39 strikeouts over his 52.2 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.30 and they have given up 135 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 153 hitters and walked 77 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 380 base hits and 188 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 122 batters and struck out 325. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.65.
As a team Seattle is hitting .247, good for 15th in the league. The Mariners hold a .466 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Mitch Haniger is hitting .231 with an on-base percentage of .313. He has 37 hits this season in 160 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .488 and an OPS+ of 119. Domingo Santana is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 35 men in 160 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .506. The Mariners have 349 hits, including 75 doubles and 75 home runs. Seattle has walked 160 times so far this season and they have struck out 405 times as a unit. They have left 283 men on base and have a team OPS of .794. They score 5.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 223 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 20-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.03, Hector Velazquez has a 0-2 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 22.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 21 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 122 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 171 batters and walked 57 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 315 base knocks and 170 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 130 hitters and struck out 381 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.16.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 11th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Mookie Betts comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .410. He has 41 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 141 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .504 with an OPS+ of 143. J.D. Martinez is hitting .308 this season and he has an OBP of .380. He has collected 44 hits in 143 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .469. The Red Sox as a unit have 329 base hits, including 69 doubles and 50 homers. Boston has walked 158 times this year and they have struck out on 312 occasions. They have had 271 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 5.13 runs per game and totaled 200 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Red Sox -143
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