Seattle Mariners vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 4/14/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Location: Oriole Park in Baltimore, MD
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+100) Baltimore (-147)
Oriole Park is the site where Matt Harvey and the Baltimore Orioles (4-5, 4th in AL East) will play the Seattle Mariners (5-4, 3rd in AL West) on Wednesday. The Orioles open this contest at -147 while the Mariners are coming in at +100. The over/under opens at 8. The starting pitchers are Justin Dunn and Matt Harvey.
As a squad, the Seattle Mariners are knocking in 4.6 runs per game, which puts them at 11th in the league. They are sitting with 41 runs and hold an OBP of .311. The Mariners have tallied 17 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 8 balls out of the stadium. They have recorded 39 RBI's as well as 68 base knocks over the course of the season, while their team batting average sits at .227. Seattle owns a slugging percentage of .363 and have been called out on strikes 96 times, while drawing a walk on 33 occasions.
Mariners pitchers have allowed 15 home runs and 52 runs in total (8th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 41 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 5.19 as a team for 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 are sitting with a team ERA of 5.27 for the year (26th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 84 hitters.
The Mariners bullpen have a save percentage of 60.0% and has entered the game in 6 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 12 runners on the season and 41.7% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Mariners bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 9 times and also have had 9 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have sent 29 relievers to the mound this season. The bullpen have 1 hold on the year (30th in MLB). They have tallied 3 saves on the season and have not converted 2 of 5 save opportunities.
Dunn has taken the mound for 57 innings and has accumulated 46 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career. Dunn (4-1 career record) holds a FIP of 6.49 while he has faced 250 batters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.26 (27 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.439. He has conceded 34 hits (5.4 hits per 9 innings) and has 48 walks.
Baltimore has tallied 9 HRs this season to go along with 37 runs batted in. They have 15 two-baggers, while walking 29 times as well as notching 40 runs. The Baltimore Orioles hold an on-base percentage of .289 and a batting average of .225 for the season. The Orioles hold a team slugging % of .363 and they earn 4.44 runs per game (13th in the league). They have struck out on 111 instances (2nd in baseball) and have a total of 72 base knocks.
The Orioles have a team WHIP of 1.402 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.76 as a squad for the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.57 (77 strikeouts against 30 free passes). They are sitting at 6th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 85. They have given up 14 home runs and they concede 5.38 runs per 9 innings (20th in MLB). The Baltimore pitching staff have allowed 49 runs so far this season while holding a team ERA of 5.05 (46 earned runs relinquished).
Baltimore has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 6 save opportunities and they have tallied 3 saves. They are ranked 18th in the league with a save rate of 50.0%, and they have dispatched 32 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond on the season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 15 times in high leverage situations in addition to 16 occasions with base runners. Baltimore bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 39.3% of 28 inherited runners. Sitting with 9 save situations, the Orioles have compiled 3 holds in addition to 3 blown saves.
During his pro baseball career, Harvey has given up 822 base knocks and he has 781 punch outs in 848 innings. He has given up a total of 392 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.251 and a FIP of 3.9. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.27 and he has gone up against 3,561 hitters thus far in his career. Harvey (44-53 career win-loss record) has a 4.16 ERA while allowing 8.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Seattle (+100)
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