Colorado Rockies vs Seattle Mariners Predictions, MLB Picks, Betting Tips 8/8/2020
Game: Colorado Rockies vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Saturday, August 8, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Rockies (-115) Mariners (+105)
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Kyle Lewis and the Seattle Mariners (5-9, 4th in AL West) will take on the Colorado Rockies (9-3, 1st in NL West) on Saturday. The moneyline on this game has the Rockies priced at -115 and the Mariners are at +105. The O/U is set at 9.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Chi Chi Gonzalez and Nick Margevicius.
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 Yoshihisa Hirano RP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 11
8/4/2020 Kendall Graveman SP Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
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 9-3 overall record this season. Gonzalez (6-14 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 5.49 and he has faced 635 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.97 (79 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.461. He has surrendered 134 base knocks (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has had 75 free passes. Gonzalez has thrown 143 frames and has 86 K's in his pro baseball career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.69 and they have given up 33 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the bullpen and they've struck out 39 hitters and walked 10 batters. As a team, Colorado allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.11. The Rockies pitchers collectively have given up 86 base hits and 37 earned runs. They have allowed 10 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Colorado as a pitching staff has walked 30 batters and struck out 92. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.08 and their FIP as a unit is 3.51.
As a team Colorado is hitting .268, good for 2nd in the league. The Rockies hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. David Dahl is hitting .240 with an on-base percentage of .278. He has 12 hits this season in 50 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .320 and an OPS+ of 58. Trevor Story is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .404. He has totaled 13 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 44 at bats. His OPS+ is 170 while his slugging percentage is at .636. The Rockies have 107 hits, including 13 doubles and 17 home runs. Colorado has walked 40 times so far this season and they have struck out 98 times as a unit. They have left 78 men on base and have a team OPS of .766. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 64 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 5-9 overall mark this year. In his pro baseball career, Margevicius has conceded 77 base hits and he has 47 strikeouts in 62 innings. He has allowed a total of 46 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.565 and being the owner of a FIP of 5.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.35 and he has gone up against 282 opposing batters in his pro baseball career. Margevicius (2-6 career mark) has a 6.68 earned run average and has conceded 11.2 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.33 and they have given up 54 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 54 batters and walked 32 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 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 105 base knocks and 82 earned runs this season. They have given up 25 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 63 hitters and struck out 117 batters. They give up a walk 4.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 5.60.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 18th in the league. The Mariners hold a .372 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Kyle Lewis comes into this matchup batting .385 with an OBP of .439. He has 20 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 52 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .577 with an OPS+ of 196. Kyle Seager is hitting .300 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 15 hits in 50 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 161 and a slugging percentage of .520. The Mariners as a unit have 108 base hits, including 25 doubles and 12 homers. Seattle has walked 47 times this year and they have struck out on 134 occasions. They have had 93 men left on base and have an OPS of .677. They have scored 4.07 runs per game and totaled 57 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rockies/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rockies (-115)
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