Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees MLB Picks 5/9/2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Leake vs. J.A. Happ
The Seattle Mariners visit Yankee Stadium on Thursday, May 9, 2019 to play the New York Yankees. The probable starters are Mike Leake for the Mariners and J.A. Happ for the Yankees.
The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +157 and New York at -167. The Mariners have a 25-11-2 over/under record and a 22-16-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 18-17-0 against the run line and have a 19-16-0 over/under record.
Valuable Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 25-11-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 22-16-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 19-16-0 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 18-17-0 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 19-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Leake has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.91 and a WHIP of 1.51 this season. He has 33 strikeouts over his 40.1 innings pitched and he's given up 52 hits. He's allowed 11.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 122 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 147 hitters and walked 73 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 4.51. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 351 base hits and 171 earned runs. They have allowed 59 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 117 batters and struck out 310. 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 4.71.
As a team Seattle is hitting .248, good for 14th in the league. The Mariners hold a .468 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Domingo Santana is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 40 hits this season in 148 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .459 and an OPS+ of 120. Dee Gordon is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 133 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .406. The Mariners have 325 hits, including 68 doubles and 71 home runs. Seattle has walked 151 times so far this season and they have struck out 375 times as a unit. They have left 263 men on base and have a team OPS of .797. They score 5.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 211 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 21-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.93, J.A. Happ has a 1-3 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 27 strikeouts over the 38.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 40 hits. He's allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 101 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 142 batters and walked 57 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 264 base knocks and 129 earned runs this season. They have given up 43 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 119 hitters and struck out 326 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Luke Voit comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .370. He has 33 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 130 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .508 with an OPS+ of 132. Gleyber Torres is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .310. He has collected 37 hits in 133 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .451. The Yankees as a unit have 300 base hits, including 51 doubles and 55 homers. New York has walked 136 times this year and they have struck out on 302 occasions. They have had 234 men left on base and have an OPS of .787. They have scored 5.23 runs per game and totaled 183 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mariners +157
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