Seattle Mariners at Cleveland Indians MLB Tips 5/5/2019
Sunday, May 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Erik Swanson vs. Cody Anderson
The Seattle Mariners visit Progressive Field on Sunday, May 5, 2019 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Erik Swanson for the Mariners and Cody Anderson for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +130 and Cleveland at -140. The Mariners have a 22-10-2 over/under record and a 19-15-0 run line mark. The Indians are 15-15-0 against the run line and have a 12-17-1 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 22-10-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 19-15-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 12-17-1 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 15-15-0 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 18-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Erik Swanson has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 6.62 and a WHIP of 1.42 this season. He has 14 strikeouts over his 17.2 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He's allowed 11.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 112 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 132 hitters and walked 71 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 322 base hits and 155 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 108 batters and struck out 283. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.69.
As a team Seattle is hitting .246, good for 16th in the league. The Mariners hold a .463 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 38 hits this season in 138 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .457 and an OPS+ of 120. Dee Gordon is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 115 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .400. The Mariners have 289 hits, including 63 doubles and 61 home runs. Seattle has walked 139 times so far this season and they have struck out 339 times as a unit. They have left 239 men on base and have a team OPS of .794. They score 5.59 runs per contest and have scored a total of 190 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 17-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Cody Anderson has a 0-0 record and a 1.80 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He's allowing 12.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.25 and they have given up 82 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 90 batters and walked 34 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.47. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 220 base knocks and 101 earned runs this season. They have given up 28 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 97 hitters and struck out 292 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.55.
As a team, they are batting .212, good for 29th in the league. The Indians hold a .339 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.8 hits per contest. Leonys Martin comes into this matchup batting .214 with an OBP of .307. He has 24 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 112 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .393 with an OPS+ of 85. Carlos Santana is hitting .314 this season and he has an OBP of .426. He has collected 32 hits in 102 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .480. The Indians as a unit have 205 base hits, including 38 doubles and 28 homers. Cleveland has walked 110 times this year and they have struck out on 290 occasions. They have had 194 men left on base and have an OPS of .636. They have scored 3.77 runs per game and totaled 113 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -140
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