Seattle Mariners vs San Francisco Giants Prediction, 9/9/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs San Francisco Giants
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Location: Oracle Park in San Francisco, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Mariners (+134) Giants (-145)
Oracle Park is the venue where Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants (21-21, 3rd in NL West) will play the Seattle Mariners (19-22, 3rd in AL West) on Wednesday. The Mariners open this contest at +134 while the Giants are priced at -145. The O/U has been set at 9. The starting pitchers are Nick Margevicius and Tyler Anderson.
Key Seattle Mariners Injuries
9/7/2020 Erik Swanson RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
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 Nestor Cortes RP Elbow Out for the season
8/31/2020 Tom Murphy C Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/27/2020 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
9/7/2020 Alex Dickerson LF Knee Probable for Sep 8
9/7/2020 Evan Longoria 3B Thigh Probable for Sep 8
9/4/2020 Jeff Samardzija SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
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
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 19-22 overall record this season. Margevicius (3-8 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 5.13 and he has gone up against 365 hitters in the majors. His ERA is 5.91 (54 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.472. He has allowed 97 hits (10.6 hits per nine innings) and has 24 free passes. Margevicius has thrown 82 innings and has 65 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.30 and they have given up 134 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the bullpen and they've struck out 143 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.16. The Mariners pitchers collectively have given up 317 base hits and 203 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Seattle as a pitching staff has walked 155 batters and struck out 341. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.88.
As a team Seattle is hitting .231, good for 22nd in the league. The Mariners hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Evan White is hitting .179 with an on-base percentage of .254. He has 21 hits this season in 117 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .359 and an OPS+ of 69. Kyle Seager is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 138 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .507. The Mariners have 309 hits, including 60 doubles and 45 home runs. Seattle has walked 141 times so far this season and they have struck out 357 times as a unit. They have left 261 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 4.37 runs per contest and have scored a total of 179 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Thus far in his career, Anderson has allowed 447 base hits while earning 393 K's in 437 innings pitched. He has surrendered a total of 230 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.343 and having a FIP of 4.5. His SO/W ratio is 2.81 and he has faced 1,858 hitters so far in his career. Anderson (19-27 career record) has a 4.74 ERA and has allowed 9.2 hits per nine innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 155 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 138 batters and walked 77 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 339 base knocks and 198 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 153 hitters and struck out 335 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.77.
As a team, they are batting .268, good for 3rd in the league. The Giants hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Brandon Belt comes into this matchup batting .330 with an OBP of .430. He has 32 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 97 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .660 with an OPS+ of 195. Mike Yastrzemski is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .411. He has collected 47 hits in 156 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 169 and a slugging percentage of .577. The Giants as a unit have 385 base hits, including 77 doubles and 56 homers. San Francisco has walked 133 times this year and they have struck out on 348 occasions. They have had 283 men left on base and have an OPS of .789. They have scored 5.19 runs per game and totaled 218 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mariners/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants (-145)
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