Seattle Mariners vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction, 9/5/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Date: Sunday, September 5, 2021
Location: Chase Field in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-147) Arizona (+115)
Chris Flexen and the Seattle Mariners (73-62, 3rd in AL West) go to Chase Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (45-91, 5th in NL West). The Diamondbacks open this matchup at +115 while the Mariners are coming in at -147. The O/U is set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound will be Chris Flexen and Tyler Gilbert.
Seattle has a slugging % of .380 and have been rung up 1,282 times, while drawing a walk on 445 occasions. They have earned 544 RBI's in addition to 984 base knocks so far this season, and their team batting average comes in at .222. The Mariners have tallied 180 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 168 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 564 runs scored and have an OBP of .299. As a unit, the Seattle Mariners are knocking in 4.2 runs per contest, which is 24th in the league.
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The Mariners have an ERA of 4.29 this season (16th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 1,096 hitters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.75 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.28. Mariners pitchers have yielded 159 home runs and also 619 total runs (16th in MLB). They have walked 398 opposing batters and their FIP is 4.20 as a team over the course of the season.
The Mariners have dispatched 470 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. The relievers have inherited 172 base runners over the course of the season with 29.7% of them ended up crossing the plate. They have earned 40 saves on the season and have not converted 28 of their 68 save opportunities. The Mariners relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 58.8% and has come into the game in 142 save situations. The bullpen have 74 holds for the season (8th in MLB). Mariners bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 133 times and also have had 173 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Mariners have turned 69.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of 10,776 innings, which has them sitting at 13th in professional baseball. The Seattle Mariners have accumulated 3,592 putouts on the year, in addition to 1,192 assists and 66 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which puts them in 6th in MLB, and have earned 975 double plays.
Flexen has taken the mound for 213 innings and has earned 148 punch outs during his career. His ERA is 4.97 (118 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.535. He has allowed 244 base knocks (10.3 hits per nine innings) and has 84 free passes. Flexen (14-16 career record) has a FIP of 4.76 while he has gone up against 945 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have earned an on-base percentage of .311 and a team batting average of .236 on the campaign. They have struck out on 1,240 occasions (7th in baseball) and are sitting with 1,090 base hits. Arizona is sitting with 119 long balls so far this year as well as 542 RBIs. The Diamondbacks have a team slugging % of .380 and they earn 4.21 runs per contest (22nd in the league). They have recorded 253 two-baggers, while walking 463 times and notching 572 runs.
The Arizona pitching staff have allowed 753 runs this year while having an ERA of 5.12 (675 earned runs relinquished). They have conceded 192 long balls and they concede 5.71 runs per 9 innings (29th in baseball). The Diamondbacks hold a team WHIP of 1.444 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.85 as a squad this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.22 (1,047 strikeouts vs 471 bases on balls). They rank 30th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,243.
Arizona has had relievers enter the contest in 43 save chances and they have earned 19 saves. They are currently ranked 30th in MLB with a save rate of 44.2%, and they have sent 463 relievers onto the diamond over the course of the season. Their relief pitchers have come in 124 times in high leverage situations and on 113 occasions with base runners. Arizona bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 33.5% out of 167 inherited base runners. Sitting with 103 save situations, the Diamondbacks have recorded 58 holds and 24 blown saves.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have turned 89 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in the majors). The Diamondbacks have 1,163 assists, 79 errors and have a total of 3,563 putouts this year. In 10,689 innings on the field, the Diamondbacks are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (26th in professional baseball).
In his career, Gilbert has surrendered 22 base knocks while totaling 20 punch outs in 27 frames. Gilbert (1-2 mark in his career) has a 2.93 ERA while surrendering 7.2 hits per nine innings. He has conceded 9 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.157 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.00 and he has faced 112 opposing batters so far in his MLB career.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Seattle (-147)
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