Seattle Mariners vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/13/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Sunday, September 13, 2020
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+120) Diamondbacks (-130)
Eduardo Escobar and the Arizona Diamondbacks (17-29, 5th in NL West) host the Seattle Mariners (19-25, 3rd in AL West) at Chase Field on Sunday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Mariners coming in at +120 and the Diamondbacks are at -130. The over/under has been set at 9. The starting pitchers are Justin Dunn and Luke Weaver.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
9/12/2020 Erik Swanson RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 19
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 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
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
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
9/9/2020 Merrill Kelly SP Shoulder Out for the season
9/9/2020 Ketel Marte 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 22
9/1/2020 Jeremy Beasley RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/29/2020 Corbin Martin SP Elbow Out for the season
6/29/2020 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 19-25 overall record this season. Dunn has pitched in 39 innings and has earned 30 K's during his career. His earned run average is 3.90 (17 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.352. He has surrendered 24 base knocks (5.5 hits per 9 innings) and has 29 free passes. Dunn (3-1 mark in his career) has a FIP of 6.29 while facing 170 hitters during his time in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.28 and they have given up 151 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 151 hitters and walked 89 batters. 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 5.31. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 348 base hits and 223 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 159 batters and struck out 362. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.88.
As a team Seattle is hitting .229, good for 23rd in the league. The Mariners hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.4 hits per game. Evan White is hitting .180 with an on-base percentage of .254. He has 23 hits this season in 128 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .344 and an OPS+ of 66. Kyle Seager is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 148 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .473. The Mariners have 327 hits, including 64 doubles and 47 home runs. Seattle has walked 151 times so far this season and they have struck out 378 times as a unit. They have left 279 men on base and have a team OPS of .689. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 188 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 17-29 overall mark this year. Thus far in his career, Weaver has given up 357 hits while tallying 348 strikeouts in 334 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 174 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.401 and a FIP of 4.1. He has a SO/W ratio of 3.14 and he has faced 1,458 hitters so far in his career. Weaver (20-26 win-loss mark in his career) has a 4.69 earned run average while conceding 9.6 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 181 batters and walked 101 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 386 base knocks and 218 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 196 hitters and struck out 413 batters. They give up a walk 4.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 5.32.
As a team, they are batting .230, good for 22nd in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .208 with an OBP of .277. He has 33 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 159 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .346 with an OPS+ of 65. Christian Walker is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 46 hits in 166 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .488. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 352 base hits, including 81 doubles and 39 homers. Arizona has walked 136 times this year and they have struck out on 355 occasions. They have had 304 men left on base and have an OPS of .671. They have scored 4.11 runs per game and totaled 189 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (-130)
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