Arizona Diamondbacks vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 9/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Sunday, September 12, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Arizona (+150) Seattle (-196)
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Yusei Kikuchi and the Seattle Mariners (77-64, 3rd in AL West) will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (45-96, 5th in NL West) on Sunday. The Mariners open this matchup at -196 while the Diamondbacks are coming in at +150. The O/U has been set at 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Tyler Gilbert and Yusei Kikuchi.
Arizona is slugging .381 and have been called out on strikes 1,272 times, while drawing a walk on 474 occasions. They have accumulated 561 RBI's in addition to 1,123 hits this season, and their batting average is .235. The Diamondbacks have accounted for 264 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 126 balls out of the stadium. They have 591 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .309. As a squad, the Arizona Diamondbacks are compiling 4.2 runs/g, which puts them at 24th in MLB.
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The Diamondbacks have compiled a team earned run average of 5.17 so far this season (29th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,081 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 485 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.82 as a unit this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.23 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.44. Diamondbacks pitchers have given up 197 home runs and 787 runs in total (29th in the league).
Diamondbacks relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 122 times and also have had 128 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have 58 holds on the year (27th in the league). The Diamondbacks bullpen have earned a save percentage of 44.2% and has entered the game in 103 save situations. They have compiled 19 saves this year and have blown 24 of 43 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 178 base runners for the season and 34.8% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Diamondbacks have dispatched 484 relief pitchers to the mound for the year.
The Diamondbacks have turned 68.4% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 11,103 innings, which has them ranked 27th in baseball. The Arizona Diamondbacks have amassed 3,701 putouts this year, as well as 1,209 assists and 82 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which ranks 21st in professional baseball, and have earned 892 double plays.
Gilbert (1-2 career record) sits with a FIP of 3.71 and he has faced 138 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has allowed 26 hits (6.8 hits per 9 innings) with 12 walks. His ERA is 3.12 (12 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.096. Gilbert has taken the ball for 34 innings and is sitting with 23 punch outs in his career.
Seattle has hit 175 HRs for the season to go along with 580 RBIs. They have put up 195 doubles, while walking 470 times as well as scoring 601 runs. The Seattle Mariners have earned a team on-base percentage of .302 in addition to a batting average of .224 this season. The Mariners have a SLG% of .382 and they are scoring 4.26 runs per outing (22nd in MLB). They have been rung up on 1,330 occasions (5th in the league) and are sitting with 1,043 hits.
The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.284 and have a FIP of 4.25 as a pitching staff for the season. They are sitting at 20th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,191. The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 653 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 4.28 (596 earned runs allowed). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.74 (1,141 strikeouts vs 417 walks). They have relinquished 170 long balls and they give up 4.69 runs per 9 innings (16th in baseball).
Seattle has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 71 save opportunities and they have come away with 42 saves. They sit at 20th in baseball with a save percentage of 59.2%, and they have sent 498 relief pitchers onto the field for the season. Their relievers have come in 186 times in high leverage situations and also on 142 occasions with runners on. Seattle relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 28.8% out of their 184 inherited runners. With 154 save situations, the Mariners have 83 holds and also 29 blown saves.
The Seattle Mariners have turned 124 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .986 (10th in baseball). The Mariners have 1,233 assists, 72 errors and have earned a total of 3,757 putouts this season. Out of their 11,271 innings played, the Mariners have a efficiency on defense of 69.7% (15th in the majors).
Kikuchi (15-23 career record) is the owner of a 4.95 ERA while conceding 9.2 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.46 and he has faced 1,527 hitters so far in his career. He has surrendered 195 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.384 and a FIP of 5.0. So far in his pro baseball career, Kikuchi has surrendered 364 hits while tallying 312 K's in 354 innings pitched.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Arizona (+150)
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