Seattle Mariners at Cleveland Indians MLB Point Spread Picks 5/3/2019
Friday, May 3, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Yusei Kikuchi vs. Shane Bieber
The Seattle Mariners visit Progressive Field on Friday, May 3, 2019 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Yusei Kikuchi for the Mariners and Shane Bieber for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +134 and Cleveland at -144. The Mariners have a 22-9-2 over/under record and a 18-15-0 run line mark. The Indians are 15-14-0 against the run line and have a 12-16-1 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 22-9-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 18-15-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 12-16-1 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 15-14-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
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)
03/25/19 P Shawn Armstrong Undisclosed 10-day IL (03/17)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/01/19 P Corey Kluber Forearm 60-day IL (05/01)
04/09/19 P Mike Clevinger Back 10-day IL (04/09)
03/27/19 CF Bradley Zimmer Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day IL (03/24)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 18-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.54 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 25 strikeouts over his 33.2 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He's allowed 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.27. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 111 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 131 hitters and walked 69 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 318 base hits and 153 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 105 batters and struck out 272. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.77.
As a team Seattle is hitting .247, good for 15th in the league. The Mariners hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 38 hits this season in 134 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .470 and an OPS+ of 125. Dee Gordon is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 33 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 111 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .396. The Mariners have 281 hits, including 61 doubles and 60 home runs. Seattle has walked 137 times so far this season and they have struck out 329 times as a unit. They have left 231 men on base and have a team OPS of .798. They score 5.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 189 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 16-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.68, Shane Bieber has a 2-1 record and a 1.06 WHIP. He has 34 strikeouts over the 29.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He's allowing 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.30 and they have given up 80 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 88 batters and walked 33 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.56. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 212 base knocks and 100 earned runs this season. They have given up 27 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 95 hitters and struck out 282 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.57.
As a team, they are batting .215, good for 28th in the league. The Indians hold a .343 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 6.9 hits per contest. Leonys Martin comes into this matchup batting .213 with an OBP of .309. He has 23 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 108 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .389 with an OPS+ of 84. Carlos Santana is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .432. He has collected 32 hits in 99 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .495. The Indians as a unit have 201 base hits, including 36 doubles and 28 homers. Cleveland has walked 107 times this year and they have struck out on 279 occasions. They have had 190 men left on base and have an OPS of .642. They have scored 3.83 runs per game and totaled 111 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mariners +134
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