San Francisco Giants vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 9/16/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: San Francisco Giants vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Giants (-109) Mariners (-101)
Donovan Solano and the San Francisco Giants (23-24, 3rd in NL West) head to T-Mobile Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the Seattle Mariners (22-26, 3rd in AL West). The odds on this matchup have the Giants priced at -109 and the Mariners are at -101. The total has been set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound are Drew Smyly and Nick Margevicius.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/13/2020 Kevin Gausman SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 19
9/13/2020 Trevor Gott RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/12/2020 Aramis Garcia C Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/11/2020 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/9/2020 Jeff Samardzija SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/31/2020 Joey Rickard RF Elbow Out for the season
6/29/2020 Tyler Beede SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
9/11/2020 Shed Long 2B Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/7/2020 Sam Haggerty LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/1/2020 Gerson Bautista RP Elbow Out for the season
9/1/2020 Mitch Haniger RF Back Out for the season
8/31/2020 Matt Magill RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/31/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/31/2020 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow 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
8/1/2020 Brandon Brennan RP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 23-24 overall record this season. Smyly (35-34 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.26 while he has faced 2,917 opposing hitters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.14 (320 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.263. He has allowed 658 base knocks (8.5 hits per 9 innings) with 221 walks. Smyly has taken the ball for 696 innings and has accumulated 691 punchouts during his career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 166 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the bullpen and they've struck out 156 hitters and walked 83 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 375 base hits and 216 earned runs. They have allowed 60 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 167 batters and struck out 371. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.71.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .266, good for 5th in the league. The Giants hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Donovan Solano is hitting .349 with an on-base percentage of .388. He has 52 hits this season in 149 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .523 and an OPS+ of 149. Brandon Crawford is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 17 men in 130 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .415. The Giants have 422 hits, including 85 doubles and 61 home runs. San Francisco has walked 140 times so far this season and they have struck out 390 times as a unit. They have left 307 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 236 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 22-26 overall mark this year. During his pro baseball career, Margevicius has given up 103 base knocks while totaling 71 strikeouts in 87 innings pitched. He has surrendered 61 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.493 and having a FIP of 5.1. His SO/W ratio is 2.63 and he has gone up against 388 opposing hitters in his pro baseball career. Margevicius (3-9 mark in his career) has a 6.30 ERA and has given up 10.6 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.28 and they have given up 166 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 161 batters and walked 94 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.33. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 377 base knocks and 243 earned runs this season. They have given up 66 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 176 hitters and struck out 392 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.90.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 22nd in the league. The Mariners hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Kyle Lewis comes into this matchup batting .295 with an OBP of .390. He has 49 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 166 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .494 with an OPS+ of 146. Dylan Moore is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 31 hits in 117 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .513. The Mariners as a unit have 357 base hits, including 75 doubles and 52 homers. Seattle has walked 168 times this year and they have struck out on 411 occasions. They have had 301 men left on base and have an OPS of .700. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 208 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Giants and under 9 runs
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