Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees MLB Game Picks 5/8/2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Yusei Kikuchi vs. Jonathan Loaisiga
The Seattle Mariners visit Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Yusei Kikuchi for the Mariners and Jonathan Loaisiga for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +129 and New York at -139. The Mariners have a 25-10-2 over/under record and a 21-16-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 18-16-0 against the run line and have a 19-15-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 25-10-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 21-16-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 19-15-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 18-16-0 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)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
05/04/19 P James Paxton Knee 10-day IL (05/04)
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 19-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.98 and a WHIP of 1.16 this season. He has 35 strikeouts over his 40.2 innings pitched and he's given up 38 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.81 and they have given up 116 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 144 hitters and walked 71 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 342 base hits and 166 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 114 batters and struck out 304. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Seattle is hitting .247, good for 14th in the league. The Mariners hold a .469 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Dee Gordon is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .321. He has 38 hits this season in 128 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .406 and an OPS+ of 101. Domingo Santana is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .335. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 145 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .462. The Mariners have 315 hits, including 66 doubles and 70 home runs. Seattle has walked 149 times so far this season and they have struck out 370 times as a unit. They have left 255 men on base and have a team OPS of .799. They score 5.59 runs per contest and have scored a total of 207 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 20-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.70, Jonathan Loaisiga has a 1-0 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 10 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He's allowing 6.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 96 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 141 batters and walked 57 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 254 base knocks and 127 earned runs this season. They have given up 42 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 117 hitters and struck out 321 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.04.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Gleyber Torres comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .304. He has 35 hits this year along with 16 RBI in 129 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .450 with an OPS+ of 98. Luke Voit is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 33 hits in 127 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .520. The Yankees as a unit have 291 base hits, including 50 doubles and 54 homers. New York has walked 133 times this year and they have struck out on 296 occasions. They have had 228 men left on base and have an OPS of .788. They have scored 5.24 runs per game and totaled 178 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees -139
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