Los Angeles Dodgers vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 4/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-190) Seattle (+180)
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Marco Gonzales and the Seattle Mariners (10-6, 1st in AL West) will take on the Los Angeles Dodgers (13-3, 1st in NL West) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the Dodgers coming in at -190 and the Mariners are at +180. The total opens at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Julio Urias and Marco Gonzales.
Los Angeles has a slugging percentage of .456 and have struck out 147 times, while being walked on 73 occasions. They have 84 runs batted in and 144 hits over the course of the season, and their team batting average sits at .262. The Dodgers have accrued 33 doubles as a unit and have smacked 22 baseballs out of the park. They have notched a total of 90 runs scored while having a team OBP of .354. As a team, the Los Angeles Dodgers are earning 5.6 runs per contest, which puts them at 2nd in MLB.
Dodgers pitchers have given up 14 home runs and also 52 runs in total (4th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 42 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.19 as a team for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.64 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.10. The Dodgers have an ERA of 2.79 so far this year (2nd in the league), and their staff has struck out 153 hitters.
The Dodgers have dispatched 49 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 22 runners so far this year with 13.6% of them earned a run for their team. They have 7 saves on the year and have blown 4 of their 11 chances to get a save. The Dodgers relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 63.6% and stepped onto the hill in 28 save situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 16 holds this year (2nd in baseball). Dodgers pitchers have entered the game with runners on 18 times and also have had 30 appearances in high leverage situations.
Urias has taken the hill for 257 innings and has tallied 247 K's during his pro baseball career. Urias (14-7 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.52 and he has faced 1,078 opposing batters in the majors. His earned run average is 3.25 (93 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.246. He has surrendered 228 base knocks (8.0 hits per 9 innings) with 93 walks.
The Mariners hold a team slugging % of .384 and they score 4.38 runs per contest (14th in MLB). They have 25 doubles, while getting a free base 52 times and recording 70 runs. Seattle has accumulated 17 home runs so far this year to go along with 68 RBIs. They have struck out on 149 occasions (10th in MLB) and have earned a total of 115 base hits. The Seattle Mariners have accounted for a team OBP of .306 and a batting average of .229 on the year.
The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.283 and have a FIP of 4.43 as a squad on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.19 (127 strikeouts vs 58 bases on balls). They are sitting at 18th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 118. They have given up 18 long balls and they surrender 4.79 runs per 9 innings (19th in the league). The Seattle pitching staff have yielded 73 runs for the season while having a team ERA of 4.13 (63 earned runs conceded).
Seattle relievers hold an inherited score rate of 44.4% out of their 18 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 20 times in high leverage situations and also on 15 occasions with runners on. With 14 save situations, the Mariners have accrued 5 holds in addition to 3 blown saves. They are ranked 11th in baseball with a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have sent 48 relievers onto the field so far this season. Seattle has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 9 save chances and they have tallied 6 saves.
Gonzales (42-28 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.21 ERA and has surrendered 9.5 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.21 and he has gone up against 2,258 hitters so far in his MLB career. He has surrendered 249 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.305 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. So far in his MLB career, Gonzales has surrendered 559 base hits while he has totaled 433 strikeouts in 532 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (+180)
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