Seattle Mariners vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 9/8/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+139) Giants (-150)
Kyle Seager and the Seattle Mariners (18-22, 3rd in AL West) travel to Oracle Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the San Francisco Giants (20-21, 4th in NL West). The Giants open this matchup at -150 while the Mariners are coming in at +139. The O/U has been set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound are Ljay Newsome and Logan Webb.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
9/7/2020 Sam Haggerty LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/7/2020 Erik Swanson RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
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 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/31/2020 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow Out for the season
8/31/2020 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 San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/6/2020 Brandon Crawford SS Hamstring Probable for Sep 7
9/4/2020 Aramis Garcia C Hip Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
9/4/2020 Drew Smyly SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
9/4/2020 Jeff Samardzija SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/31/2020 Joey Rickard RF Elbow Out for the season
8/25/2020 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
6/29/2020 Tyler Beede SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mariners have a 18-22 overall record this season. Newsome has taken the ball for 7 innings and has 5 strikeouts. His earned run average is 2.57 (2 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 0.857. He has surrendered 6 base knocks (7.7 hits per nine innings) and has no free passes. Newsome (0-0 record) is the owner of a FIP of 5.49 and he has gone up against 27 hitters in the majors. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.27 and they have given up 132 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the bullpen and they've struck out 142 hitters and walked 86 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.19. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 311 base hits and 199 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 152 batters and struck out 333. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
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As a team Seattle is hitting .231, good for 23rd in the league. The Mariners hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Kyle Seager is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .374. He has 38 hits this season in 135 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .489 and an OPS+ of 140. Evan White is hitting .175 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .246. He has totaled 20 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 114 at bats. His OPS+ is 67 while his slugging percentage is at .360. The Mariners have 302 hits, including 59 doubles and 43 home runs. Seattle has walked 136 times so far this season and they have struck out 347 times as a unit. They have left 255 men on base and have a team OPS of .692. They score 4.28 runs per contest and have scored a total of 171 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 20-21 overall mark this year. So far in his MLB career, Webb has allowed 81 base hits and he has 72 strikeouts in 76 frames. He has surrendered 42 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.447 and a FIP of 3.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.48 and he has gone up against 335 hitters during his MLB career. Webb (4-6 career mark) is the owner of a 4.97 ERA while conceding 9.6 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.89 and they have given up 154 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 135 batters and walked 75 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.92. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 336 base knocks and 196 earned runs this season. They have given up 56 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 148 hitters and struck out 323 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.80.
As a team, they are batting .269, good for 3rd in the league. The Giants hold a .458 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Mike Yastrzemski comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .409. He has 45 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 152 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .579 with an OPS+ of 168. Brandon Belt is hitting .340 this season and he has an OBP of .436. He has collected 32 hits in 94 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 202 and a slugging percentage of .681. The Giants as a unit have 379 base hits, including 76 doubles and 56 homers. San Francisco has walked 130 times this year and they have struck out on 338 occasions. They have had 279 men left on base and have an OPS of .794. They have scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 214 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mariners and under 9 runs
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