Boston Red Sox vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 9/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Boston Red Sox vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Monday, September 13, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Boston (-125) Seattle (+100)
Logan Gilbert and the Seattle Mariners (77-65, 3rd in AL West) play the Boston Red Sox (81-63, 2nd in AL East) at T-Mobile Park on Monday. The Mariners open this contest at +100 while the Red Sox are coming in at -125. The total opens at 8. The pitchers taking the mound are Eduardo Rodriguez and Logan Gilbert.
Boston is slugging .447 and have been rung up 1,229 times, while taking a walk on 450 occasions. They have 691 runs batted in in addition to 1,272 hits this year, and their team batting average is .261. The Red Sox have compiled 295 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 191 baseballs out of the park. They have accumulated 730 runs and hold an OBP of .327. As a squad, the Boston Red Sox are putting up 5.1 runs per game, which has them sitting at 4th in the league.
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Red Sox pitchers have conceded 160 long balls in addition to 677 total runs (19th in the league). They have walked 487 opposing players and their FIP is 4.03 as a team so far this year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.75 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.39. The Red Sox have a team earned run average of 4.35 so far this season (17th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,340 batters.
The Red Sox relievers have a save rate of 66.2% and stepped onto the hill in 155 save situations. The relievers have inherited 238 base runners this season and 30.7% of those runners crossed home plate. Red Sox pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 154 times and also have had 171 appearances in high leverage situations. The Red Sox have sent 487 relievers to the hill on the campaign. The relievers have 82 holds so far this year (8th in the league). They have compiled 45 saves so far this year and have blown 23 of 68 save opportunities.
The Boston Red Sox have a total of 3,778 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,269 assists and 98 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .981 which puts them in 28th in pro baseball, and have 992 double plays. The Red Sox have converted 65.7% of balls in play into outs out of their 11,334 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 30th in pro baseball.
Rodriguez (62-39 win-loss record in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.88 and he has gone up against 3,559 opposing batters in the majors. He has conceded 809 base hits (8.7 hits per nine innings) and has 286 free passes. His ERA is 4.21 (391 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.311. Rodriguez has pitched in 835 frames and has accounted for 866 punch outs during his career.
The Mariners have a SLG% of .383 and they have an average of 4.25 runs per contest (22nd in the league). They have hit 197 doubles, while taking a walk 472 times and notching 604 runs. Seattle has a total of 177 home runs on the year as well as 583 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 1,338 occasions (5th in MLB) and have 1,049 base hits. The Seattle Mariners have tallied an OBP of .301 as well as a batting average of .224 so far this year.
The Seattle pitching staff have conceded 660 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 4.30 (603 earned runs allowed). They have given up 171 dingers and they give up 4.71 runs per 9 innings (16th in MLB). The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.285 and have a FIP of 4.25 as a staff on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.74 (1,152 strikeouts vs 421 walks). They sit at 20th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 1,200.
Seattle has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 71 save opportunities and they have converted 42 saves. They are ranked 18th in MLB with a save rate of 59.2%, and they have dispatched 502 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 186 times in high leverage situations and also on 142 occasions with runners on. Seattle relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 28.8% out of their 184 inherited base runners. With 154 save situations, the Mariners have 83 holds in addition to 29 blown saves.
Out of their 11,352 innings on the field, the Mariners are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.6% (16th in professional baseball). The Seattle Mariners have turned 126 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .986 (9th in baseball). The Mariners have racked up 1,239 assists, 72 errors and have accumulated 3,784 putouts on the campaign.
During his pro baseball career, Gilbert has allowed 96 hits and he has 106 strikeouts in 95 frames. He has given up a total of 54 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.227 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. He has a K/BB ratio of 5.05 and he has gone up against 408 opposing hitters during his MLB career. Gilbert (5-5 mark in his career) has a 5.10 earned run average and has allowed 9.1 hits per nine innings.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (+100)
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