Chicago White Sox vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 4/7/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Chicago White Sox vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago (-141) Seattle (-105)
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Justin Dunn and the Seattle Mariners (2-2, 3rd in AL West) will take on the Chicago White Sox (2-3, 4th in AL Central) on Wednesday. The Mariners open this contest at -105 while the White Sox are coming in at -141. The O/U has been set at 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Dallas Keuchel and Justin Dunn.
Chicago is slugging .365 and have struck out 51 times, while drawing a walk on 20 occasions. They have tallied 22 RBI's as well as 44 base knocks on the season, while their batting average comes in at .247. The White Sox have accumulated 6 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 5 balls out of the stadium. They are sitting with 28 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .333. As a team, the Chicago White Sox are compiling 5.6 runs per game, which ranks them 8th in the league.
The White Sox have a team earned run average of 3.63 so far this year (11th in MLB), and they have struck out 53 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 20 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.66 as a unit so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.65 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.31. White Sox pitchers have given up 7 long balls and also 24 total runs (9th in the league).
The White Sox sent 224 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of last year. The relievers inherited 100 runners in the prior season and 30.0% of them earned a run for their team. They recorded 13 saves for the prior year and missed out on 12 out of their 25 chances to get a save. The White Sox bullpen had a save percentage of 52.0% and stepped onto the hill in 58 save situations. The bullpen recorded 32 holds in the prior season (12th in baseball). White Sox bullpen pitchers went to the mound with opponents on base in 62 outings as well as 67 outings with high leverage.
Keuchel has taken the ball for 1,369 innings and has accumulated 1,082 punch outs in his pro baseball career. Keuchel (90-73 win-loss mark in his career) has a FIP of 3.78 while facing 5,700 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.60 (548 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.254. He has given up 1,316 base knocks (8.6 hits per nine innings) with 401 free passes.
The Seattle Mariners are sitting with a team OBP of .304 as well as a team batting average of .177 over the course of the season. They have been rung up on 44 instances (11th in baseball) and have a total of 22 hits. Seattle has tallied 2 home runs for the season to go along with 14 runs batted in. The Mariners hold a team slugging percentage of .323 and they are earning 3.75 runs per outing (21st in MLB). They have hit 12 doubles, while taking a walk 20 times and earning 15 runs.
The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.297 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.98 as a squad so far this year. They rank 14th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 34. The Seattle pitching staff have allowed 19 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.89 (16 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.86 (40 strikeouts vs 14 bases on balls). They have conceded 7 long balls and they concede 4.62 runs per 9 innings (13th in the league).
Seattle had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 54 save situations and they tallied 15 saves last year. They were ranked 10th in baseball holding a save percentage of 65.2%, and they dispatched 189 bullpen pitchers to the mound last year. Their relief pitchers stepped onto the mound in 54 games with high leverage and 41 games with runners on. Seattle relievers held an inherited score percentage of 53.0% out of their 72 inherited runners. Finishing with 23 save opportunities, the Mariners tallied 31 holds in addition to 8 blown saves.
Thus far in his career, Dunn has allowed 33 base hits while he has accumulated 43 K's in 52 innings pitched. He has surrendered 24 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.395 and having a FIP of 6.4. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.08 and he has gone up against 228 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Dunn (4-1 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.13 earned run average and has given up 5.7 hits per 9 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Seattle (-105) and under 7.5 runs
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