Seattle Mariners at Kansas City Royals MLB Game Picks 4/10/2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Yusei Kikuchi vs. Scott Barlow
The Seattle Mariners visit Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 to play the Kansas City Royals. The probable starters are Yusei Kikuchi for the Mariners and Scott Barlow for the Royals.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at -152 and Kansas City at +142. The Mariners have a 9-3-0 over/under record and a 10-2-0 run line mark. The Royals are 4-5-0 against the run line and have a 7-2-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 9-3-0 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 10-2-0 against the run line
Important Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 7-2-0 against the over/under
The Kansas City Royals are 4-5-0 against the run line
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
04/08/19 P Felix Hernandez Ankle left last game, is questionable for next scheduled start
04/08/19 SS Tim Beckham Hamstring is questionable Tuesday vs Kansas City Royals
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 3B Kyle Seager Hand 60-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 Kansas City Royals Injuries
03/25/19 C Salvador Perez Elbow is out for season
03/25/19 P Trevor Oaks Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Brian Flynn Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Danny Duffy Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Eric Skoglund Suspension 80 game suspension
03/25/19 P Jesse Hahn Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 10-2 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 4.02 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 15.2 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 33 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the bullpen and they've struck out 44 hitters and walked 27 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 107 base hits and 48 earned runs. They have allowed 13 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 38 batters and struck out 92. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.01.
As a team Seattle is hitting .287, good for 4th in the league. The Mariners hold a .571 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .374, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 10.3 hits per game. Dee Gordon is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .318. He has 12 hits this season in 40 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .325 and an OPS+ of 87. Domingo Santana is hitting .340 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .431. He has totaled 17 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 50 at bats. His OPS+ is 205 while his slugging percentage is at .640. The Mariners have 123 hits, including 24 doubles and 32 home runs. Seattle has walked 55 times so far this season and they have struck out 111 times as a unit. They have left 87 men on base and have a team OPS of .945. They score 8.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 98 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Kansas City has a 2-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.00, Scott Barlow has a 0-0 record and a 2.33 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 3 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He's allowing 15 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 7.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 8.89 and they have given up 36 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .316 against the Royals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 22 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, Kansas City allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 6.15. The Royals pitchers as a team have surrendered 84 base knocks and 54 earned runs this season. They have given up 10 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Kansas City as a staff has walked 43 hitters and struck out 72 batters. They give up a walk 4.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.61 while their FIP as a staff is 4.76.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 22nd in the league. The Royals hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Whit Merrifield comes into this matchup batting .342 with an OBP of .375. He has 13 hits this year along with 4 RBI in 38 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .526 with an OPS+ of 152. Jorge Soler is hitting .229 this season and he has an OBP of .289. He has collected 8 hits in 35 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .429. The Royals as a unit have 71 base hits, including 12 doubles and 7 homers. Kansas City has walked 22 times this year and they have struck out on 71 occasions. They have had 54 men left on base and have an OPS of .666. They have scored 4.44 runs per game and totaled 40 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Royals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Royals +142
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