New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 7/8/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Thursday, July 8, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-141) Seattle (+110)
T-Mobile Park is the venue where Logan Gilbert and the Seattle Mariners (45-41, 3rd in AL West) will play the New York Yankees (43-41, 4th in AL East) on Thursday. The Yankees open this matchup at -141 while the Mariners are coming in at +110. The total opens at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Jordan Montgomery and Logan Gilbert.
As a unit, the New York Yankees are scoring 4.2 runs per game, which has them sitting at 18th in MLB. They have tallied 353 runs while holding a team OBP of .324. The Yankees have hit 101 doubles as a team and have smacked 110 balls out of the park. They have 325 RBI's as well as 655 base knocks so far this year, while their average at the plate is sitting at .237. New York has a slugging % of .397 and have struck out 765 times, while drawing a walk on 338 occasions.
The Yankees have compiled a team earned run average of 3.86 for the season (10th in baseball), and the staff has struck out 796 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.29 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.20. Yankees pitchers have relinquished 97 home runs and also 353 runs in total (10th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 242 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.83 as a team so far this year.
The Yankees relievers have earned a save rate of 69.0% and has come into the game in 65 save situations. The relievers have inherited 95 runners for the season with 27.4% of those runners ended up scoring. Yankees pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 73 times as well as having 102 appearances in high leverage situations. The Yankees have sent 247 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. The relief pitchers have a total of 34 holds this season (26th in MLB). They have accumulated 20 saves on the campaign and have missed out on 9 of 29 save chances.
The Yankees have transformed 69.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 6,684 innings, which has them sitting at 14th in baseball. The New York Yankees have accounted for 2,228 putouts this year, in addition to 708 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which ranks 16th in pro baseball, and they have turned 551 double plays.
Montgomery has taken the ball for 317 innings and is sitting with 305 K's so far in his MLB career. His earned run average is 4.15 (146 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.262. He has conceded 302 base knocks (8.6 hits per nine innings) and has 98 free passes. Montgomery (16-13 career mark) holds a FIP of 3.90 and he has faced 1,339 hitters in the majors.
The Mariners have a team SLG% of .381 and they have an average of 4.10 runs per outing (25th in the league). They have put up 128 doubles, while taking a walk 268 times as well as scoring 353 runs. Seattle has accounted for 105 HRs on the campaign as well as 342 runs batted in. They have struck out on 824 occasions (5th in baseball) and have 608 base hits. The Seattle Mariners are sitting with a team OBP of .293 in addition to a team batting average of .218 so far this year.
The Mariners are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.302 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.26 as a unit over the course of the season. They come in at 20th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 700. The Seattle pitching staff have conceded 406 runs so far this year while having a team ERA of 4.49 (376 earned runs surrendered). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.51 (705 strikeouts vs 281 bases on balls). They have yielded 98 homers and they yield 4.85 runs per 9 innings (21st in the league).
Seattle bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 31.3% out of their 115 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 97 times in high leverage situations in addition to 84 occasions with runners on base. With 89 save situations, the Mariners have 49 holds in addition to 17 blown saves. They are ranked 24th in MLB holding a save rate of 57.5%, and they have dispatched 294 relief pitchers to the hill for the season. Seattle has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 40 save opportunities and they have walked away with 23 saves.
Out of their 6,783 innings on the field, the Mariners have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.5% (18th in MLB). The Seattle Mariners have turned 87 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (14th in baseball). The Mariners have accrued 780 assists, 50 errors and have accounted for 2,261 putouts on the campaign.
During his career, Gilbert has given up 36 base hits and he has 45 punch outs in 41 innings pitched. Gilbert (2-2 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 4.10 ERA while giving up 7.8 hits per 9 innings. He has conceded a total of 19 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.104 and having a FIP of 3.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.50 and he has gone up against 172 opposing hitters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take New York (-141)
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