Los Angeles Dodgers vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 4/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Monday, April 19, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-190) Seattle (+175)
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Justus Sheffield and the Seattle Mariners (9-6, 2nd in AL West) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (13-2, 1st in NL West) on Monday. The odds on this game have the Dodgers coming in at -190 and the Mariners are at +175. The total is set at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Dustin May and Justus Sheffield.
As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are notching 5.9 runs per contest, which ranks them 2nd in baseball. They have tallied 88 runs and hold an OBP of .365. The Dodgers have hit 33 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 21 baseballs out of the stadium. They have recorded 82 runs batted in in addition to 141 hits this season, and their batting average comes in at .271. Los Angeles owns a slugging percentage of .471 and have struck out 133 times, while taking a walk on 71 occasions.
The Dodgers hold a team earned run average of 2.82 for the year (2nd in MLB), and they have rung up 145 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.72 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.09. Dodgers pitchers have surrendered 13 home runs and also 47 runs in total (4th in MLB). They have walked 39 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.21 as a squad for the year.
The Dodgers bullpen have a save percentage of 70.0% and has entered the game in 27 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 19 base runners over the course of the season with 10.5% of them crossed home plate. Dodgers bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 16 times in addition to having 27 appearances in high leverage situations. The Dodgers have sent 46 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. The relief pitchers have notched 16 holds on the season (1st in the league). They have earned 7 saves on the campaign and have not converted 3 of their 10 chances to save the game.
May has taken the hill for 101 frames and is sitting with 90 punch outs in his pro baseball career. May (6-4 mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.69 and he has faced 409 opposing batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 2.85 (32 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.099. He has conceded 87 base knocks (7.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 24 free passes.
Seattle has compiled 16 HRs for the year and 61 RBIs. They have notched 23 two-baggers, while walking 47 times as well as scoring 63 runs. The Seattle Mariners hold an OBP of .305 and a team batting average of .230 so far this year. The Mariners have a slugging percentage of .381 and they score 4.20 runs per game (19th in baseball). They have struck out on 137 occasions (12th in the league) and have totaled 109 hits.
The Mariners are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.349 in addition to having a FIP of 4.62 as a unit on the season. They come in at 20th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 117. The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 71 runs so far this year while having an ERA of 4.35 (62 earned runs yielded). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.14 (120 strikeouts against 56 bases on balls). They have conceded 18 HR's and they allow 4.98 runs per 9 innings (20th in the league).
Seattle relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 43.8% out of 16 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 19 times in high leverage situations and also on 13 occasions with runners on base. With 12 save situations, the Mariners have amassed 3 holds and also 3 blown saves. They rank 13th in baseball with a save rate of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 43 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond over the course of the season. Seattle has called on relievers to take the mound in 9 save chances and they have recorded 6 saves.
Sheffield (4-5 career record) has earned a 4.54 earned run average while giving up 9.5 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.11 and he has gone up against 461 batters so far in his career. He has given up a total of 53 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.486 and a FIP of 4.1. During his MLB career, Sheffield has given up 111 hits while accumulating 95 punch outs in 105 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (+175)
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