San Diego Padres vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 9/18/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Diego Padres vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Friday, September 18, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Padres (-175) Mariners (+161)
T-Mobile Park is the site where Kyle Lewis and the Seattle Mariners (22-27, 3rd in AL West) will play the San Diego Padres (32-19, 2nd in NL West) on Friday. The Mariners open this game at +161 while the Padres are coming in at -175. The O/U opens at 8.5. The men taking the mound will be Chris Paddack and Yusei Kikuchi.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/16/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/16/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/16/2020 Luis Campusano DH Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/15/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/15/2020 Eric Hosmer 1B Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 19
9/13/2020 Javy Guerra RP Personal Expected to be out until at least Sep 23
9/11/2020 Matt Strahm RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/9/2020 Tommy Pham LF Hand Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
8/30/2020 Kirby Yates RP Elbow Out for the season
8/1/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/27/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
9/17/2020 Shed Long 2B Lower Leg Out for the season
9/15/2020 Sam Haggerty LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/1/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Out for the season
9/1/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Out for the season
8/31/2020 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow Out for the season
8/31/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/31/2020 Matt Magill RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/27/2020 Taylor Guilbeau RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/27/2020 Carl Edwards RP Forearm Out for the season
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 32-19 overall record this season. Paddack (12-11 record in his career) holds a FIP of 4.13 and he has faced 773 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.69 (78 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.042. He has allowed 158 base knocks (7.5 hits per nine innings) with 40 free passes. Paddack has taken the mound for 190 innings and has accounted for 205 punchouts in his pro baseball career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 178 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 201 hitters and walked 73 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 395 base hits and 191 earned runs. They have allowed 55 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 140 batters and struck out 468. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.77.
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As a team San Diego is hitting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Padres hold a .481 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Fernando Tatis Jr is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 55 hits this season in 196 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .582 and an OPS+ of 158. Austin Nola is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 139 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .504. The Padres have 443 hits, including 89 doubles and 85 home runs. San Diego has walked 169 times so far this season and they have struck out 403 times as a unit. They have left 307 men on base and have a team OPS of .819. They score 5.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 286 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 22-27 overall mark this year. During his career, Kikuchi has given up 228 base knocks while he has earned 155 strikeouts in 199 innings. He has surrendered a total of 120 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.453 and a FIP of 5.1. He has a SO/W ratio of 2.54 and he has gone up against 870 hitters during his career. Kikuchi (8-14 career win-loss mark) has a 5.43 earned run average while giving up 10.3 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.22 and they have given up 173 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 168 batters and walked 96 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.39. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 392 base knocks and 251 earned runs this season. They have given up 69 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 179 hitters and struck out 400 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.92.
As a team, they are batting .230, good for 23rd in the league. The Mariners hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Kyle Lewis comes into this matchup batting .298 with an OBP of .390. He has 51 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 171 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .491 with an OPS+ of 146. Dylan Moore is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .358. He has collected 32 hits in 120 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 140 and a slugging percentage of .508. The Mariners as a unit have 363 base hits, including 76 doubles and 52 homers. Seattle has walked 176 times this year and they have struck out on 428 occasions. They have had 312 men left on base and have an OPS of .698. They have scored 4.31 runs per game and totaled 211 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Padres and under the total runs
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