New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 7/7/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-105) Seattle (-116)
Domingo German and the New York Yankees (42-41, 4th in AL East) head to T-Mobile Park on Wednesday where they'll take on the Seattle Mariners (45-40, 3rd in AL West). The Yankees open this game at -105 while the Mariners are priced at -116. The over/under is set at 8. The starting pitchers will be Domingo German and Yusei Kikuchi.
New York has a slugging rate of .394 and have been called out on strikes 757 times, while being walked on 333 occasions. They have accrued 314 RBI's and 637 hits this season, while their batting average comes in at .235. The Yankees have accrued 99 doubles as a unit and have knocked 108 balls out of the park. They have a total of 341 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .321. As a squad, the New York Yankees are putting up 4.1 runs per outing, which puts them at 23rd in baseball.
The Yankees are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.89 for the year (11th in the league), and their staff has rung up 784 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.29 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.20. Yankees pitchers have surrendered 97 home runs and 352 runs in total (12th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 238 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.84 as a squad on the campaign.
The Yankees have dispatched 245 relievers to the hill on the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 95 runners on the year with 27.4% of those runners earned a run for their team. They have recorded 20 saves this season and have missed out on 9 of their 29 save chances. The Yankees relievers have earned a save percentage of 69.0% and has entered the game in 65 save situations. The relievers have tallied 34 holds for the year (26th in baseball). Yankees relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 73 times as well as having 102 appearances in high leverage situations.
The New York Yankees have amassed 2,201 putouts this year, as well as 701 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .983 which puts them in 18th in baseball, and have earned 543 double plays. The Yankees have transformed 69.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 6,603 innings, ranking them 16th in MLB.
German (24-16 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.59 while he has gone up against 1,353 hitters in the majors. He has given up 292 hits (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 100 free passes. His ERA is 4.51 (160 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.229. German has taken the mound for 319 innings and has racked up 341 K's thus far in his career.
Seattle is sitting with 105 home runs on the campaign as well as 341 runs batted in. They have 128 doubles, while getting a free base 264 times as well as scoring 352 runs. The Seattle Mariners have tallied an OBP of .294 and a batting average of .219 for the year. The Mariners hold a team SLG% of .384 and they score 4.14 runs per contest (19th in baseball). They have struck out on 812 instances (5th in MLB) and have 603 base hits.
The Mariners have a WHIP of 1.287 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.22 as a staff for the season. They are currently ranked 20th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 682. The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 394 runs this year while having a team ERA of 4.40 (364 earned runs allowed). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.53 (697 strikeouts vs 276 bases on balls). They have conceded 96 homers and they relinquish 4.76 runs per 9 innings (20th in baseball).
Seattle relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 31.9% out of their 113 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 97 times in high leverage situations and on 83 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 89 save situations, the Mariners have 49 holds in addition to 17 blown saves. They sit at 23rd in MLB with a save percentage of 57.5%, and they have dispatched 291 relievers to the hill for the year. Seattle has called on relief pitchers to take the mound in 40 save chances and they have come away with 23 saves.
In their 6,702 innings on the field, the Mariners are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (14th in MLB). The Seattle Mariners have twisted 87 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .984 (14th in MLB). The Mariners have 771 assists, 50 errors and have a total of 2,234 putouts this year.
In his MLB career, Kikuchi has surrendered 301 hits while totaling 256 strikeouts in 302 innings. Kikuchi (14-18 mark in his career) has earned a 4.71 earned run average while surrendering 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 158 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.331 and having a FIP of 4.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.53 and he has faced 1,281 batters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-105)
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