Seattle Mariners vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 8/27/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs San Diego Padres
Date: Thursday, August 27, 2020
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+184) Padres (-200)
J.P. Crawford and the Seattle Mariners (12-19, 3rd in AL West) travel to Petco Park on Thursday where they'll meet the San Diego Padres (18-13, 2nd in NL West). The Mariners open this game at +184 while the Padres are coming in at -200. The over/under is set at 9. The expected starting pitchers are Yusei Kikuchi and Garrett Richards.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
8/26/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
8/25/2020 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/24/2020 Carl Edwards RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/23/2020 Austin Adams RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 26
8/22/2020 Dylan Moore RF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/21/2020 Taylor Guilbeau RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
8/20/2020 Erik Swanson RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/21/2020 Drew Pomeranz RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/17/2020 Kirby Yates RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
8/17/2020 Tommy Pham LF Hand Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/17/2020 Francisco Mejia C Thumb Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/8/2020 Breyvic Valera 2B Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/1/2020 Trey Wingenter RP Elbow Out for the season
7/27/2020 Anderson Espinoza SP Elbow Out for the season
7/23/2020 Jose Castillo RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
6/29/2020 Andres Munoz RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 12-19 overall record this season. Kikuchi (6-13 career record) has a FIP of 5.36 and he has faced 805 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 5.54 (112 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.501. He has given up 213 hits (10.5 hits per 9 innings) with 60 walks. Kikuchi has taken the mound for 182 frames and has tallied 137 K's so far in his career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.52 and they have given up 101 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .192 against the bullpen and they've struck out 117 hitters and walked 67 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.21. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 240 base hits and 156 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 117 batters and struck out 256. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.81.
As a team Seattle is hitting .228, good for 23rd in the league. The Mariners hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. J.P. Crawford is hitting .232 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 26 hits this season in 112 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .313 and an OPS+ of 82. Kyle Lewis is hitting .360 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .446. He has totaled 40 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 111 at bats. His OPS+ is 184 while his slugging percentage is at .568. The Mariners have 234 hits, including 46 doubles and 34 home runs. Seattle has walked 101 times so far this season and they have struck out 280 times as a unit. They have left 199 men on base and have a team OPS of .682. They score 4.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 132 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 18-13 overall mark this year. Richards (46-40 career record) is the owner of a 3.59 ERA while giving up 8.1 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.38 and he has faced 3,292 opposing batters during his MLB career. During his pro baseball career, Richards has allowed 702 base hits while tallying 681 K's in 784 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 313 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.260 and having a FIP of 3.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.41 and they have given up 115 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 122 batters and walked 52 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 244 base knocks and 136 earned runs this season. They have given up 41 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 95 hitters and struck out 274 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 13th in the league. The Padres hold a .470 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Fernando Tatis Jr comes into this matchup batting .301 with an OBP of .381. He has 37 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 123 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .650 with an OPS+ of 180. Wil Myers is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 28 hits in 100 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .580. The Padres as a unit have 254 base hits, including 48 doubles and 56 homers. San Diego has walked 118 times this year and they have struck out on 259 occasions. They have had 192 men left on base and have an OPS of .802. They have scored 5.35 runs per game and totaled 166 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres (-200)
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