St. Louis Cardinals at Seattle Mariners MLB Picks & Predictions 7/3/2019
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Adam Wainwright vs. Mike Leake
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Edwin Encarnacion and the Seattle Mariners (37-51, 5th in AL West) will take on the St. Louis Cardinals (41-41, 3rd in NL Central) on Wednesday. The odds on this game have the Cardinals priced at -130 and the Mariners are at +120. The O/U has been set at 9.
The Cardinals have been pretty good for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 41-41-0 SU. The Mariners are covering 42.0% of the time, going 37-51-0 straight up. The Cardinals have been solid for MLB bettors as the favorite, going 24-22-0 SU. Seattle covers 36.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 23-40-0 straight up.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The Cardinals have been a good Under choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 37-41-4.
The Cardinals are covering 42.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 16-22-0 straight up.
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Mariners are covering 40.5% of the time at T-Mobile Park, going 17-25-0 SU.
The Mariners have been an awful Under choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 57-28-3.
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
6/30/2019 Matt Carpenter 3B Illness Probable for Jul 2
6/29/2019 Marcell Ozuna LF Finger Expected to be out until at least Jul 18
6/26/2019 Mike Mayers RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/25/2019 Jordan Hicks RP Elbow Out for the season
6/25/2019 Ryan Helsley RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/18/2019 Jedd Gyorko 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/12/2019 Brett Cecil RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
6/30/2019 Dee Gordon 2B Quadriceps Probable for Jul 2
6/30/2019 Yusei Kikuchi SP Personal Expected to be out until at least Jul 4
6/28/2019 Hunter Strickland RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/26/2019 Sam Tuivailala RP Achilles Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/25/2019 Brandon Brennan RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/23/2019 Chasen Bradford RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
6/20/2019 Mitch Haniger RF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/19/2019 Felix Hernandez SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/18/2019 Connor Sadzeck RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/17/2019 Braden Bishop CF Chest Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/16/2019 Ryon Healy 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
4/28/2019 Arodys Vizcaino RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 41-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Wainwright has a 5-7 record with an earned run average of 4.35 and a WHIP of 1.38 this season. He has 76 strikeouts over his 82.2 innings pitched and he's given up 81 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 218 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the bullpen and they've struck out 323 hitters and walked 118 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 665 base hits and 336 earned runs. They have allowed 112 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 278 batters and struck out 702. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .241, good for 24th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Paul DeJong is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .345. He has 80 hits this season in 308 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .458 and an OPS+ of 111. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .246 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .336. He has totaled 76 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 309 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .405. The Cardinals have 667 hits, including 120 doubles and 97 home runs. St. Louis has walked 282 times so far this season and they have struck out 694 times as a unit. They have left 568 men on base and have a team OPS of .713. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 366 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 37-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.63, Mike Leake has a 7-7 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 76 strikeouts over the 107 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 120 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 339 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 345 batters and walked 171 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.21. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 846 base knocks and 453 earned runs this season. They have given up 143 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 290 hitters and struck out 675 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 5.08.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Mariners hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Edwin Encarnacion comes into this matchup batting .225 with an OBP of .342. He has 64 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 284 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .511 with an OPS+ of 128. Domingo Santana is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 93 hits in 335 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .499. The Mariners as a unit have 740 base hits, including 153 doubles and 150 homers. Seattle has walked 336 times this year and they have struck out on 859 occasions. They have had 612 men left on base and have an OPS of .772. They have scored 5.18 runs per game and totaled 456 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinals -130
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