Seattle Mariners vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 4/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Monday, April 12, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-105) Baltimore (-110)
Dean Kremer and the Baltimore Orioles (4-3, 1st in AL East) host the Seattle Mariners (3-4, 3rd in AL West) at Oriole Park on Monday. The Orioles open this contest at -110 while the Mariners are priced at -105. The O/U has been set at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Justus Sheffield and Dean Kremer.
As a team, the Seattle Mariners are putting up 4.1 runs per contest, which is 14th in MLB. They have 29 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .310. The Mariners have tallied 16 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 3 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 27 RBI's as well as 47 base knocks so far this year, and their team batting average is .209. Seattle owns a slugging percentage of .320 and have struck out 76 times, while drawing a walk on 31 occasions.
Mariners pitchers have allowed 13 long balls and 43 runs in total (5th in the league). They have walked 33 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 5.42 as a squad this season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.09 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.57. The Mariners have a team earned run average of 5.71 so far this year (27th in the league), and the staff has struck out 69 batters.
The Mariners have sent 22 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 12 base runners this year and 41.7% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have accumulated 1 save on the season and have blown 1 of their 2 save opportunities. The Mariners relievers have recorded a save percentage of 50.0% and stepped onto the hill in 3 save situations. The bullpen have tallied 1 hold this season (27th in baseball). Mariners bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 8 times and also have had 4 appearances in high leverage situations.
Sheffield has pitched in 99 innings and has accumulated 90 strikeouts in his career. His ERA is 4.64 (51 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.525. He has surrendered 108 base hits (9.8 hits per nine innings) and has 43 walks. Sheffield (4-5 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.08 and he has faced 440 opposing hitters in the major leagues.
Baltimore has a total of 5 long balls for the season and 25 RBIs. They have notched 11 doubles, while walking 16 times as well as notching 27 runs. The Baltimore Orioles have recorded an on-base percentage of .265 in addition to a batting average of .219 on the campaign. The Orioles have a team slugging % of .324 and they are earning 3.86 runs per contest (16th in MLB). They have been rung up on 91 occasions (1st in the league) and have tallied 54 base hits.
The Orioles are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.286 and have a FIP of 3.90 as a pitching staff so far this season. They are currently ranked 12th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 58. The Baltimore pitching staff have allowed 29 runs for the season while having an ERA of 4.00 (28 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.61 (60 strikeouts against 23 free passes). They have given up 7 HR's and they relinquish 4.14 runs per 9 innings (14th in MLB).
Baltimore bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 36.0% out of 22 inherited runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 12 times in high leverage situations in addition to 12 occasions with runners on. With 8 save situations, the Orioles have earned 3 holds and 2 blown saves. They rank 15th in MLB with a save percentage of 60.0%, and they have sent 23 relievers to the hill for the year. Baltimore has called on relief pitchers to take the mound in 5 save chances and they have earned 3 saves.
So far in his career, Kremer has given up 20 base knocks while earning 27 K's in 21 innings. Kremer (1-2 career mark) has a 5.40 ERA and has surrendered 8.3 hits per 9 innings. He has given up a total of 13 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.662 and a FIP of 3.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 1.69 and he has gone up against 101 hitters so far in his MLB career.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Baltimore (-110) and under 8.5 runs
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