Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians Prediction, 6/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians
Date: Friday, June 11, 2021
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+140) Cleveland (-175)
Progressive Field is the venue where Aaron Civale and the Cleveland Indians (32-27, 2nd in AL Central) will take on the Seattle Mariners (31-32, 3rd in AL West) on Friday. The Indians open this matchup at -175 while the Mariners are priced at +140. The total opens at 8.5. The pitchers expected to start will be Justin Dunn and Aaron Civale.
As a team, the Seattle Mariners are putting up 3.9 runs per game, which has them sitting at 22nd in the league. They have a total of 248 runs scored and have an OBP of .286. The Mariners have hit 103 doubles as a squad and have hit 69 balls out of the park. They have compiled 240 runs batted in as well as 420 base knocks for the year, and their average at the plate is at .209. Seattle has a slugging percentage of .366 and have been called out on strikes 591 times, while drawing a walk on 196 occasions.
The Mariners have compiled a team ERA of 4.56 on the year (23rd in MLB), and the staff has rung up 506 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 204 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.27 as a squad on the campaign. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.48 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.30. Mariners pitchers have conceded 71 home runs in addition to 301 runs (24th in MLB).
The Mariners bullpen have accumulated a save rate of 58.6% and has come into the game in 71 save situations. The relievers have inherited 92 runners on the season and 34.8% of them crossed the plate. Mariners bullpen pitchers have come into the game with players on base 64 times in addition to having 73 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have dispatched 214 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The bullpen have recorded 42 holds so far this year (3rd in baseball). They have accumulated 17 saves so far this year and have blown 12 of their 29 save chances.
The Seattle Mariners have a total of 1,646 putouts thus far, as well as 573 assists and 37 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .984 which has them sitting 13th in baseball, and they have twisted 455 double plays. The Mariners have converted 69.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 4,938 innings, which ranks them 12th in the majors.
Dunn has thrown 97 frames and has earned 88 punch outs thus far in his career. Dunn (5-3 mark in his career) holds a FIP of 5.58 while he has faced 420 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.69 (40 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.300. He has given up 60 hits (5.5 hits per nine innings) with 67 free passes.
The Indians have a team SLG% of .387 and they tally 4.12 runs per outing (20th in the league). They have put up 89 two-baggers, while taking a walk 172 times and racking up 243 runs. Cleveland has recorded 69 long balls on the campaign to go along with 231 RBIs. They have been rung up on 496 instances (26th in MLB) and have totaled 425 base hits. The Cleveland Indians have accumulated a team OBP of .292 and a batting average of .222 for the season.
The Indians hold a team WHIP of 1.292 in addition to having a FIP of 4.19 as a staff this year. They sit at 9th in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 445. The Cleveland pitching staff have yielded 255 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 4.17 (238 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.59 (564 strikeouts against 218 bases on balls). They have conceded 73 home runs and they relinquish 4.47 runs per 9 innings (14th in the league).
Cleveland has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 21 save chances and they have walked away with 18 saves. They are ranked 1st in the league holding a save percentage of 85.7%, and they have dispatched 186 relievers to the hill for the season. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 56 times in high leverage situations and on 51 occasions with runners on. Cleveland relievers hold an inherited score rate of 31.9% out of 69 inherited base runners. With 45 save situations, the Indians have accumulated 23 holds in addition to 3 blown saves.
In their 4,623 innings on the field, the Indians have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 69.7% (15th in baseball). The Cleveland Indians have turned 47 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (16th in the majors). The Indians have accrued 515 assists, 35 errors and have a tally of 1,541 putouts so far this year.
So far in his MLB career, Civale has allowed 194 base knocks while he has totaled 173 punch outs in 211 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 85 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.153 and having a FIP of 4.1. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.46 and he has faced 856 hitters in his pro baseball career. Civale (15-12 mark in his career) has a 3.61 ERA while conceding 8.2 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Seattle (+140)
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