Arizona Diamondbacks vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 9/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+135) Seattle (-172)
Chris Flexen and the Seattle Mariners (76-64, 3rd in AL West) host the Arizona Diamondbacks (45-95, 5th in NL West) at T-Mobile Park on Saturday. The Mariners open this game at -172 while the Diamondbacks are priced at +135. The total opens at 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Humberto Castellanos and Chris Flexen.
The Diamondbacks have recorded 263 doubles as a team and have knocked 124 baseballs out of the stadium. Arizona has a slugging % of .381 and have struck out 1,263 times, while being walked on 472 occasions. As a squad, the Arizona Diamondbacks are notching 4.2 runs per game, which has them sitting at 24th in the league. They have 557 runs batted in in addition to 1,118 base knocks on the campaign, while their average at the plate sits at .236. They have accumulated 587 runs while holding a team OBP of .310.
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Diamondbacks pitchers have surrendered 194 home runs and 782 total runs (29th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 483 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.81 as a team this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.22 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.44. The Diamondbacks have an earned run average of 5.16 so far this season (29th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,074 batters.
Diamondbacks relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on 122 times and also have had 128 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 58 holds so far this season (27th in baseball). The Diamondbacks bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 44.2% and stepped onto the hill in 103 save situations. They have recorded 19 saves this season and have blown 24 of their 43 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 178 runners over the course of the season and 34.8% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Diamondbacks have dispatched 482 relievers to the mound on the campaign.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have notched a total of 3,677 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,201 assists and 82 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which ranks 22nd in the majors, and have accumulated 884 double plays. The Diamondbacks have turned 68.4% of balls in play into outs in their 11,031 innings, which has them sitting 27th in pro baseball.
Castellanos has pitched in 35 innings and has racked up 29 K's so far in his pro baseball career. Castellanos (1-2 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.53 while he has faced 155 hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.58 (18 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.387. He has given up 34 hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) with 15 walks.
The Seattle Mariners have earned an on-base percentage of .302 in addition to a batting average of .224 on the campaign. They have been called out on strikes on 1,323 instances (5th in the league) and have 1,035 base knocks. Seattle has accumulated 172 HRs on the year as well as 575 runs batted in. The Mariners hold a team slugging % of .381 and they are scoring 4.26 runs per contest (22nd in the league). They have notched 194 two-baggers, while taking a walk 468 times as well as scoring 596 runs.
The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.288 in addition to having a FIP of 4.25 as a unit on the season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.73 (1,132 strikeouts vs 415 free passes). They are sitting at 22nd in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,186. They have surrendered 168 home runs and they concede 4.70 runs per 9 innings (16th in MLB). The Seattle pitching staff have allowed 649 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 4.31 (595 earned runs allowed).
Seattle has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 70 save opportunities and they have come away with 41 saves. They are currently ranked 21st in the league with a save percentage of 58.6%, and they have dispatched 494 bullpen pitchers to the hill this year. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 185 times in high leverage situations and also on 141 occasions with base runners. Seattle relievers have an inherited score percentage of 29.0% out of their 183 inherited base runners. Sitting with 150 save situations, the Mariners have amassed 80 holds and 29 blown saves.
The Seattle Mariners have twisted 124 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .986 (8th in pro baseball). The Mariners have racked up 1,228 assists, 70 errors and have notched a total of 3,730 putouts on the campaign. In their 11,190 innings on the field, the Mariners have a defensive efficiency of 69.6% (17th in baseball).
In his career, Flexen has allowed 248 base hits while he has tallied 152 strikeouts in 219 innings. He has given up a total of 121 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.520 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.8. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.77 and he has gone up against 969 batters during his MLB career. Flexen (14-16 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 4.96 ERA and has allowed 10.2 hits per nine innings.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Arizona (+135)
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