Baltimore Orioles vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 5/4/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+125) Seattle (-135)
Jorge Lopez and the Baltimore Orioles (13-15, 5th in AL East) are headed to T-Mobile Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the Seattle Mariners (16-13, 2nd in AL West). The Mariners open this matchup at -135 while the Orioles are priced at +125. The over/under opens at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Jorge Lopez and Justin Dunn.
As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are recording 3.8 runs per game, which has them sitting at 26th in the league. They have racked up 107 runs while holding a team OBP of .285. The Orioles have earned 46 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 27 balls out of the park. They have accrued 100 RBI's in addition to 213 base knocks on the campaign, and their team batting average is sitting at .228. Baltimore has a slugging % of .369 and have struck out 257 times, while drawing a walk on 72 occasions.
Orioles pitchers have given up 38 home runs and also 118 runs (14th in the league). They have walked 93 hitters and their FIP is 4.51 as a squad on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.51 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.31. The Orioles hold a team ERA of 4.11 so far this season (16th in the league), and they have struck out 233 batters.
The Orioles relief pitchers have recorded a save percentage of 53.8% and has come into the game in 30 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 61 runners for the season and 32.8% of those players ended up scoring. Orioles pitchers have entered the game with players on base 42 times in addition to having 39 appearances in high leverage situations. The Orioles have dispatched 98 relievers to the hill on the season. The relievers have notched 16 holds so far this season (10th in MLB). They have accumulated 7 saves for the season and have blown 6 out of their 13 chances to get a save.
The Baltimore Orioles have 737 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 249 assists and 15 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which ranks 10th in professional baseball, and they have turned 198 double plays. The Orioles have turned 70.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,211 innings, which has them sitting 14th in MLB.
Lopez has taken the hill for 250 innings and has tallied 206 punch outs so far in his career. Lopez (10-20 mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 5.23 while facing 1,109 hitters in the majors. His ERA is 6.16 (171 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.496. He has surrendered 283 base knocks (10.2 hits per 9 innings) and has 91 walks.
The Mariners hold a team SLG% of .368 and they have an average of 4.10 runs per contest (17th in MLB). They have put up 48 two-baggers, while getting a free base 94 times as well as notching 119 runs. Seattle has accounted for 31 long balls on the year to go along with 114 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 279 occasions (6th in the league) and have earned a total of 193 hits. The Seattle Mariners have earned a team OBP of .290 and a team batting average of .210 this season.
The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.223 and have a FIP of 4.21 as a staff for the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.16 (210 strikeouts against 97 free passes). They rank 16th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 209. They have conceded 27 long balls and they relinquish 4.35 runs per 9 innings (15th in baseball). The Seattle pitching staff have conceded 121 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 3.85 (107 earned runs yielded).
Seattle has had relievers step onto the hill in 13 save chances and they have converted 9 saves. They sit at 12th in the league with a save percentage of 69.2%, and they have sent 88 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 34 times in high leverage situations in addition to 25 occasions with runners on. Seattle bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 35.3% out of their 34 inherited base runners. Sitting with 29 save situations, the Mariners have earned 16 holds and 4 blown saves.
Out of their 2,241 innings played, the Mariners hold a efficiency on defense of 74.1% (1st in the majors). The Seattle Mariners have twisted 20 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .993 (1st in baseball). The Mariners have recorded 267 assists, 7 errors and are sitting with 747 putouts this season.
So far in his career, Dunn has conceded 46 base hits while he has earned 59 K's in 72 innings. He has conceded a total of 33 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.362 and having a FIP of 6.1. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.11 and he has gone up against 316 hitters in his pro baseball career. Dunn (5-1 mark in his career) has a 4.09 earned run average while giving up 5.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (-135)
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