Seattle Mariners at Cleveland Indians MLB Tips 5/4/2019
Saturday, May 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Leake vs. Carlos Carrasco
The Seattle Mariners visit Progressive Field on Saturday, May 4, 2019 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Mike Leake for the Mariners and Carlos Carrasco for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +174 and Cleveland at -185. 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 Mike Leake has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.98 and a WHIP of 1.52 this season. He has 29 strikeouts over his 34.1 innings pitched and he's given up 45 hits. He's allowed 11.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.01. 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 3rd 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 4.78.
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 10th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Dee Gordon is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 33 hits this season in 111 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .396 and an OPS+ of 100. Domingo Santana is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 38 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 134 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .470. 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 5.86, Carlos Carrasco has a 2-3 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 27.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 33 hits. He's allowing 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.91. 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 6th 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 24th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 6.9 hits per contest. Carlos Santana comes into this matchup batting .323 with an OBP of .432. He has 32 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 99 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .495 with an OPS+ of 146. Leonys Martin is hitting .213 this season and he has an OBP of .309. He has collected 23 hits in 108 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 84 and a slugging percentage of .389. 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?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -185
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