Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians Prediction, 6/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians
Date: Saturday, June 12, 2021
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-111) Cleveland (-111)
Progressive Field is the site where Triston McKenzie and the Cleveland Indians (32-27, 2nd in AL Central) will take on the Seattle Mariners (31-33, 3rd in AL West) on Saturday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Mariners priced at -111 and the Indians are at -111. The over/under is set at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Yusei Kikuchi and Triston McKenzie.
The Mariners have tallied 103 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 71 balls out of the park. Seattle has a slugging percentage of .366 and have been called out on strikes 598 times, while taking a walk on 199 occasions. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are notching 3.9 runs per contest, which is 24th in the league. They have 243 runs batted in in addition to 426 hits this year, and their team batting average comes in at .209. They have a total of 251 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .285.
Mariners pitchers have allowed 74 home runs and also 309 total runs (24th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 209 opposing players and their FIP is 4.33 as a squad on the year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.45 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.31. The Mariners are sitting with a team ERA of 4.60 this year (23rd in MLB), and the staff has rung up 512 batters.
The Mariners bullpen have a save rate of 58.6% and has stepped onto the mound in 71 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 92 runners this season and 34.8% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Mariners relief pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 64 times in addition to having 73 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have dispatched 218 relievers to the mound on the season. The relief pitchers have notched 42 holds on the campaign (3rd in the league). They have 17 saves for the year and have blown 12 out of their 29 chances to save the game.
The Mariners have converted 69.6% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 5,010 innings, which has them ranked 15th in MLB. The Seattle Mariners are sitting with 1,670 putouts for the season, in addition to 581 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which has them ranked 22nd in the majors, and they have twisted 463 double plays.
Kikuchi (11-18 career record) has earned a FIP of 5.02 while he has faced 1,181 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 287 hits (9.4 hits per nine innings) and has had 90 walks. His earned run average is 5.07 (155 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.369. Kikuchi has thrown 275 innings and has tallied 232 punch outs in his career.
Cleveland has accumulated 69 home runs on the season to go along with 231 RBIs. They have hit 89 doubles, while taking a walk 172 times as well as putting up 243 runs. The Cleveland Indians have tallied an on-base percentage of .292 in addition to a batting average of .222 for the year. The Indians have a team SLG% of .387 and they are recording 4.12 runs per outing (20th in baseball). They have been rung up on 496 instances (27th in MLB) and have tallied 425 hits.
The Cleveland pitching staff have conceded 255 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.17 (238 earned runs yielded). They have yielded 73 home runs and they allow 4.47 runs per 9 innings (14th in the league). The Indians are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.292 and have a FIP of 4.20 as a unit over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.59 (564 strikeouts vs 218 walks). They rank 8th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 445.
Cleveland relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 31.9% out of their 69 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 56 times in high leverage situations and on 51 occasions with runners on. With 45 save situations, the Indians have accrued 23 holds in addition to 3 blown saves. They rank 1st in the league with a save percentage of 85.7%, and they have dispatched 186 relievers onto the field this season. Cleveland has had relief pitchers take the mound in 21 save opportunities and they have walked away with 18 saves.
In their 4,623 innings played, the Indians have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 69.7% (14th in baseball). The Cleveland Indians have turned 47 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (16th in professional baseball). The Indians have recorded 515 assists, 35 errors and have 1,541 putouts for the year.
In his pro baseball career, McKenzie has surrendered 49 base knocks while tallying 101 K's in 75 innings. McKenzie (3-4 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.92 earned run average and has given up 5.9 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 41 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.240 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.7. His K/BB ratio is 2.30 and he has faced 310 batters in his career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Cleveland (-111)
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