Colorado Rockies vs Seattle Mariners Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/7/2020
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Friday, August 7, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Rockies (-116) Mariners (+106)
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Kyle Seager and the Seattle Mariners (5-8, 3rd in AL West) will take on the Colorado Rockies (8-3, 1st in NL West) on Friday. The Mariners open this game at +106 while the Rockies are coming in at -116. The over/under opens at 9. The pitchers who are expected to start are Antonio Senzatela and Yusei Kikuchi.
Key Colorado Rockies Injuries
8/5/2020 Wade Davis RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/2/2020 Scott Oberg RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
7/23/2020 Peter Lambert SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
8/5/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/4/2020 Kendall Graveman SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/4/2020 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
8/1/2020 Brandon Brennan RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
7/23/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/23/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
6/28/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rockies have a 8-3 overall record this season. Senzatela (29-22 career mark) has a FIP of 4.72 and he has faced 1,583 hitters in the majors. His ERA is 5.25 (210 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.474. He has surrendered 393 base knocks (9.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 138 walks. Senzatela has thrown 360 frames and has racked up 256 K's thus far in his career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 30 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .200 against the bullpen and they've struck out 37 hitters and walked 9 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.03. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 75 base hits and 33 earned runs. They have allowed 9 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 27 batters and struck out 88. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.04 and their FIP as a unit is 3.36.
As a team Colorado is hitting .266, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Trevor Story is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .396. He has 11 hits this season in 40 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .575 and an OPS+ of 154. David Dahl is hitting .244 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .286. He has totaled 11 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 45 at bats. His OPS+ is 64 while his slugging percentage is at .333. The Rockies have 98 hits, including 11 doubles and 14 home runs. Colorado has walked 35 times so far this season and they have struck out 93 times as a unit. They have left 71 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 5.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 58 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 5-8 overall mark this year. Kikuchi (6-11 career win-loss mark) has earned a 5.42 ERA while allowing 10.7 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.35 and he has gone up against 759 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career. In his pro baseball career, Kikuchi has given up 203 hits while totaling 129 strikeouts in 171 innings. He has given up a total of 103 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.508 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.62 and they have given up 50 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 50 batters and walked 32 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 98 base knocks and 76 earned runs this season. They have given up 23 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 60 hitters and struck out 110 batters. They give up a walk 4.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 5.52.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 13th in the league. The Mariners hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Kyle Seager comes into this matchup batting .326 with an OBP of .407. He has 15 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 46 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .565 with an OPS+ of 185. Kyle Lewis is hitting .385 this season and he has an OBP of .439. He has collected 20 hits in 52 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 199 and a slugging percentage of .577. The Mariners as a unit have 104 base hits, including 24 doubles and 11 homers. Seattle has walked 47 times this year and they have struck out on 124 occasions. They have had 89 men left on base and have an OPS of .695. They have scored 4.31 runs per game and totaled 56 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies (-116)
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