Seattle Mariners vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/3/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Friday, September 3, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-135) Arizona (+110)
Tyler Anderson and the Seattle Mariners (72-62, 3rd in AL West) are headed to Chase Field on Friday where they'll take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (45-90, 5th in NL West). The Mariners open this game at -135 while the Diamondbacks are coming in at +110. The over/under opens at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Tyler Anderson and Madison Bumgarner.
Seattle has a slugging % of .380 and have been called out on strikes 1,270 times, while being walked on 438 occasions. They have amassed 538 runs batted in and 977 base knocks for the year, while their team batting average sits at .222. The Mariners have hit 180 doubles as a team and have hit 166 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned 558 runs scored while having a team OBP of .299. As a unit, the Seattle Mariners are recording 4.2 runs per contest, which has them at 23rd in baseball.
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The Mariners hold a team earned run average of 4.28 so far this year (15th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 1,088 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.75 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.28. Mariners pitchers have allowed 159 home runs and also 614 total runs (17th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 395 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.21 as a squad for the year.
The Mariners have sent 465 relief pitchers to the hill for the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 169 base runners this year with 28.4% of them earned a run for their team. They have tallied 39 saves on the year and have missed out on 27 of 66 chances to save the game. The Mariners relief pitchers have a save percentage of 59.1% and stepped onto the hill in 139 save situations. The relief pitchers have 73 holds on the season (8th in baseball). Mariners relief pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 130 times in addition to having 168 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Seattle Mariners have a tally of 3,562 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,184 assists and 66 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .986 which has them sitting 8th in professional baseball, and have a total of 969 double plays. The Mariners have converted 69.6% of balls in play into outs out of their 10,686 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 16th in the majors.
Anderson has taken the mound for 594 frames and has tallied 519 punch outs so far in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.52 (298 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.305. He has given up 598 hits (9.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 177 walks. Anderson (28-36 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.39 while going up against 2,514 batters in the major leagues.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have compiled an OBP of .312 in addition to a batting average of .237 for the year. They have been rung up on 1,232 occasions (6th in MLB) and have totaled 1,083 hits. Arizona has accumulated 119 home runs this year as well as 537 runs batted in. The Diamondbacks have a slugging percentage of .381 and they are scoring 4.20 runs per game (22nd in the league). They have tallied 251 doubles, while taking a walk 460 times as well as putting up 567 runs.
The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.444 with a FIP of 4.84 as a staff this season. They come in at 30th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,236. The Arizona pitching staff have relinquished 747 runs for the season while having an ERA of 5.12 (670 earned runs conceded). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.23 (1,035 strikeouts vs 464 bases on balls). They have conceded 190 dingers and they allow 5.71 runs per 9 innings (29th in MLB).
Arizona relievers have an inherited score percentage of 33.7% out of their 166 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 120 times in high leverage situations and on 111 occasions with base runners. With 103 save situations, the Diamondbacks have 58 holds and 24 blown saves. They are ranked 30th in MLB with a save percentage of 44.2%, and they have dispatched 458 bullpen pitchers to the mound so far this year. Arizona has called on relievers to take the mound in 43 save chances and they have walked away with 19 saves.
In 10,599 innings played, the Diamondbacks hold a efficiency on defense of 68.4% (26th in MLB). The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 89 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (20th in baseball). The Diamondbacks have 1,160 assists, 79 errors and have accounted for 3,533 putouts this year.
In his pro baseball career, Bumgarner has surrendered 1,776 hits while tallying 1,925 K's in 2,005 innings pitched. Bumgarner (127-105 mark in his career) has earned a 3.27 ERA while giving up 8.0 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 729 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.121 and a FIP of 3.5. His K/BB ratio is 4.09 and he has gone up against 8,188 batters so far in his MLB career.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Seattle (-135)
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