Cleveland Indians vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 5/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cleveland Indians vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Erik Swanson and the Seattle Mariners (18-18, 3rd in AL West) will play the Cleveland Indians (19-14, 2nd in AL Central) on Thursday.
Cleveland owns a slugging percentage of .384 and have been rung up 278 times, while being walked on 107 occasions. They have accounted for 133 RBI's as well as 224 base knocks for the season, while their team batting average is at .209. The Indians have accounted for 48 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 42 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 139 runs scored and hold an OBP of .284. As a squad, the Cleveland Indians are scoring 4.2 runs per game, which has them sitting at 17th in MLB.
The Indians have an ERA of 3.47 for the season (8th in the league), and their staff has struck out 321 hitters. They have walked 111 hitters and their FIP is 4.10 as a unit over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.89 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.18. Indians pitchers have surrendered 43 home runs and also 123 total runs (4th in MLB).
The Indians relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 84.6% and stepped onto the hill in 27 save situations. The relievers have inherited 32 base runners for the season and 28.1% of those runners crossed the plate. Indians bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on 25 times as well as having 29 appearances in high leverage situations. The Indians have dispatched 100 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. The relievers have racked up 14 holds this season (22nd in baseball). They have earned 11 saves over the course of the season and have blown 2 out of their 13 chances to save the game.
The Indians have converted 71.5% of balls in play into outs in their 2,643 innings, ranking them 6th in pro baseball. The Cleveland Indians have 881 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 315 assists and 24 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .980 which is 24th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 217 double plays.
Plesac (14-11 career record) has earned a FIP of 4.25 and he has faced 842 hitters in the majors. He has surrendered 174 base knocks (7.4 hits per nine innings) and has 53 walks. His earned run average is 3.41 (80 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.076. Plesac has taken the mound for 211 innings and is sitting with 176 strikeouts during his pro baseball career.
The Seattle Mariners have accounted for an on-base percentage of .285 in addition to a team batting average of .208 on the year. They have been rung up on 343 occasions (9th in baseball) and have earned 237 hits. Seattle has hit 43 home runs on the year as well as 141 runs batted in. The Mariners have a team slugging percentage of .372 and they are scoring 4.06 runs per contest (22nd in the league). They have 54 doubles, while taking a walk 113 times as well as notching 146 runs.
The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.273 with a FIP of 4.35 as a staff on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.33 (270 strikeouts against 116 bases on balls). They come in at 18th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 279. They have surrendered 40 long balls and they give up 4.73 runs per 9 innings (20th in the league). The Seattle pitching staff have allowed 163 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 4.26 (147 earned runs yielded).
Sitting with 37 save situations, the Mariners have earned 19 holds and also 8 blown saves. Seattle has had bullpen pitchers take the mound in 18 save chances and they have walked away with 10 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 46 times in high leverage situations in addition to 37 occasions with runners on. Seattle bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 32.7% out of their 52 inherited runners. They rank 19th in the league with a save rate of 55.6%, and they have dispatched 113 relievers onto the diamond on the year.
In 2,841 innings on the field, the Mariners have earned a defensive efficiency of 73.2% (2nd in the majors). The Seattle Mariners have twisted 24 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .992 (1st in professional baseball). The Mariners have recorded 338 assists, 11 errors and have a tally of 947 putouts on the season.
During his MLB career, Swanson has surrendered 69 hits and he has 65 strikeouts in 72 frames. Swanson (1-7 career win-loss mark) has a 6.10 ERA while giving up 8.6 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 49 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.175 and a FIP of 6.0. His strikeout to walk ratio is 4.06 and he has faced 304 batters so far in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Cleveland
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