Minnesota Twins vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 6/14/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Minnesota Twins vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Monday, June 14, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota (-135) Seattle (+110)
T-Mobile Park is the site where Marco Gonzales and the Seattle Mariners (31-35, 4th in AL West) will take on the Minnesota Twins (26-38, 5th in AL Central) on Monday. The odds on this contest have the Twins coming in at -135 and the Mariners are at +110. The O/U opens at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Randy Dobnak and Marco Gonzales.
Minnesota has a slugging % of .431 and have struck out 565 times, while being walked on 208 occasions. They have accrued 277 RBI's and 525 base knocks so far this season, and their team batting average is .244. The Twins have hit 111 doubles as a team and have smacked 93 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 296 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .316. As a team, the Minnesota Twins are knocking in 4.6 runs per contest, which puts them at 12th in MLB.
The Twins have a team ERA of 4.85 on the season (25th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 519 hitters. They have walked 193 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.68 as a team this year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.69 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.34. Twins pitchers have allowed 95 home runs in addition to 335 total runs (28th in baseball).
The Twins relievers have earned a save rate of 60.0% and has come into the game in 62 save situations. The relievers have inherited 74 base runners over the course of the season and 60.8% of those players crossed the plate. Twins relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 52 times in addition to having 70 appearances in high leverage situations. The Twins have sent 207 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. The relievers have 37 holds for the year (8th in baseball). They have accumulated 15 saves this year and have blown 10 out of their 25 save chances.
The Minnesota Twins have accounted for 1,672 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 571 assists and 46 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .980 which is 28th in pro baseball, and they have turned 424 double plays. The Twins have turned 68.7% of balls in play into outs in their 5,016 innings on the field, which has them ranked 22nd in pro baseball.
Dobnak has thrown 111 innings and has accumulated 72 strikeouts so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.51 (56 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.388. He has given up 126 hits (10.2 hits per nine innings) and has had 29 walks. Dobnak (9-11 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.40 and he has faced 486 opposing batters in the majors.
The Mariners hold a slugging percentage of .363 and they earn 3.86 runs per contest (27th in MLB). They have notched 105 doubles, while taking a walk 207 times and notching 255 runs. Seattle has accumulated 73 home runs for the year as well as 247 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 624 occasions (4th in the league) and have notched a total of 436 base knocks. The Seattle Mariners are sitting with a team OBP of .284 and a batting average of .207 this year.
The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.326 and have a FIP of 4.37 as a pitching staff this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.38 (524 strikeouts vs 220 free passes). They rank 23rd in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 540. They have relinquished 76 home runs and they relinquish 5.04 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league). The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 321 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.63 (295 earned runs surrendered).
Seattle has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 30 save chances and they have walked away with 17 saves. They are ranked 23rd in baseball holding a save percentage of 56.7%, and they have dispatched 225 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 74 times in high leverage situations and on 65 occasions with runners on. Seattle relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 34.8% out of 92 inherited base runners. With 72 save situations, the Mariners have 42 holds and also 13 blown saves.
In their 5,163 innings played, the Mariners have a defensive efficiency of 69.3% (18th in MLB). The Seattle Mariners have turned 67 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (23rd in the majors). The Mariners have recorded 602 assists, 43 errors and have a tally of 1,721 putouts so far this season.
In his pro baseball career, Gonzales has surrendered 573 hits while earning 451 K's in 553 innings pitched. Gonzales (42-31 career win-loss record) has a 4.18 earned run average while allowing 9.3 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 257 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.291 and having a FIP of 4.0. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.20 and he has faced 2,339 hitters thus far in his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Minnesota (-135)
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