Seattle Mariners vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 4/13/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-111) Baltimore (-132)
Nick Margevicius and the Seattle Mariners (5-4, 3rd in AL West) head to Oriole Park on Tuesday where they'll meet the Baltimore Orioles (4-5, 2nd in AL East). The Mariners open this game at -111 while the Orioles are priced at -132. The over/under is set at 8.5. The men taking the mound are Nick Margevicius and John Means.
As a unit, the Seattle Mariners are putting up 4.6 runs/g, which ranks them 12th in baseball. They have racked up 41 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .311. The Mariners have accounted for 17 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 8 balls out of the stadium. They have recorded 39 runs batted in as well as 68 hits so far this year, while their team batting average sits at .227. Seattle has a slugging rate of .363 and have struck out 96 times, while being walked on 33 occasions.
Mariners pitchers have relinquished 15 long balls in addition to 52 runs in total (6th in MLB). They have walked 41 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 5.20 as a team on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.05 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.48. The Mariners have an ERA of 5.27 so far this season (26th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 84 batters.
The Mariners relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 60.0% and stepped onto the hill in 6 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 12 base runners over the course of the season and 41.7% of those runners earned a run for their team. Mariners bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 9 times as well as having 9 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have dispatched 29 relievers to the mound on the season. The relievers have recorded 1 hold for the season (29th in MLB). They have compiled 3 saves for the season and have not converted 2 of their 5 save opportunities.
Margevicius has pitched in 103 innings and is sitting with 82 K's during his MLB career. Margevicius (4-10 career mark) has earned a FIP of 5.21 and he has gone up against 453 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 5.94 (68 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.447. He has allowed 115 hits (10.0 hits per nine innings) with 34 free passes.
Baltimore has tallied 9 HRs for the year to go along with 37 runs batted in. They have put up 15 doubles, while walking 29 times and putting up 40 runs. The Baltimore Orioles have earned an on-base percentage of .289 and a team batting average of .225 this season. The Orioles hold a team slugging percentage of .363 and they are earning 4.44 runs per outing (16th in MLB). They have been rung up on 111 occasions (1st in baseball) and have totaled 72 hits.
The Baltimore pitching staff have allowed 49 runs so far this year and come in with a team ERA of 5.05 (46 earned runs yielded). They have allowed 14 home runs and they concede 5.38 runs per 9 innings (22nd in the league). The Orioles hold a team WHIP of 1.402 and have a FIP of 4.77 as a pitching staff so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.57 (77 strikeouts against 30 walks). They are sitting at 5th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 85.
Baltimore relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 39.0% out of their 28 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 15 times in high leverage situations and on 16 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 9 save situations, the Orioles have 3 holds and also 3 blown saves. They rank 17th in the league holding a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have sent 32 relief pitchers to the hill on the season. Baltimore has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 6 save chances and they have walked away with 3 saves.
Thus far in his career, Means has allowed 188 hits while he has totaled 176 K's in 213 frames. He has given up a total of 90 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.100 and a FIP of 4.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.74 and he has faced 873 opposing batters in his pro baseball career. Means (15-15 win-loss record in his career) has a 3.79 ERA while giving up 7.9 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (-111)
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