Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees Expert MLB Picks Against the Spread 5/6/2019
Monday, May 6, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Felix Hernandez vs. CC Sabathia
The Seattle Mariners visit Yankee Stadium on Monday, May 6, 2019 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Felix Hernandez for the Mariners and CC Sabathia for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +158 and New York at -168. The Mariners have a 23-10-2 over/under record and a 20-15-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 16-16-0 against the run line and have a 18-14-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 23-10-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 20-15-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 18-14-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 16-16-0 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 New York Yankees Injuries
05/04/19 P James Paxton Knee 10-day IL (05/04)
04/24/19 LF Clint Frazier Ankle 10-day IL (04/23)
04/21/19 RF Aaron Judge Side 10-day IL (04/20)
04/17/19 1B Greg Bird Foot 10-day IL (04/14)
04/17/19 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
04/03/19 SS Troy Tulowitzki Calf 10-day IL (04/03)
04/01/19 DH Giancarlo Stanton Biceps 10-day IL (04/01)
03/30/19 P Ben Heller Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Aaron Hicks Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Dellin Betances Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Didi Gregorius Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
03/25/19 P Luis Severino Shoulder 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 18-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 4.31 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 29 strikeouts over his 31.1 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He's allowed 10.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.04 and they have given up 114 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 135 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 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.56. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 331 base hits and 160 earned runs. They have allowed 55 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 110 batters and struck out 290. They have walked 3.1 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 4.72.
As a team Seattle is hitting .245, good for 17th in the league. The Mariners hold a .467 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Dee Gordon is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 35 hits this season in 119 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .387 and an OPS+ of 96. Domingo Santana is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 38 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 142 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .444. The Mariners have 296 hits, including 64 doubles and 65 home runs. Seattle has walked 140 times so far this season and they have struck out 351 times as a unit. They have left 242 men on base and have a team OPS of .795. They score 5.54 runs per contest and have scored a total of 194 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 18-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.66, CC Sabathia has a 1-1 record and a 1.03 WHIP. He has 16 strikeouts over the 20.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 15 hits. He's allowing 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 94 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 132 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 243 base knocks and 123 earned runs this season. They have given up 40 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 109 hitters and struck out 300 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 5th in the league. The Yankees hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Gleyber Torres comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .299. He has 34 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 126 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .452 with an OPS+ of 97. Luke Voit is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .387. He has collected 32 hits in 119 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .521. The Yankees as a unit have 276 base hits, including 48 doubles and 50 homers. New York has walked 126 times this year and they have struck out on 280 occasions. They have had 220 men left on base and have an OPS of .783. They have scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 167 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mariners +158
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