Seattle Mariners vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 6/10/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-111) Detroit (-111)
Comerica Park is the site where Tyler Alexander and the Detroit Tigers (25-35, 4th in AL Central) will play the Seattle Mariners (30-32, 3rd in AL West) on Thursday. The Tigers open this game at -111 while the Mariners are coming in at -111. The over/under is set at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Justus Sheffield and Tyler Alexander.
As a team, the Seattle Mariners are notching 3.9 runs per game, which puts them at 24th in baseball. They have a total of 236 runs and have an on-base percentage of .282. The Mariners have earned 99 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 68 balls out of the stadium. They have tallied 230 RBI's in addition to 402 hits for the season, and their team batting average is at .208. Seattle has a slugging % of .367 and have struck out 574 times, while drawing a walk on 187 occasions.
Mariners pitchers have given up 68 long balls and also 290 runs in total (24th in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 200 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 4.27 as a unit so far this season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.45 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.30. The Mariners have compiled a team earned run average of 4.56 for the season (23rd in MLB), and the staff has rung up 490 hitters.
Mariners bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 62 times and also have had 69 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 42 holds for the year (2nd in baseball). The Mariners bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 60.7% and has come into the game in 70 save situations. They have earned 17 saves this year and have blown 11 out of their 28 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 92 runners for the season with 34.8% of them crossed home plate. The Mariners have sent 206 relievers to the hill for the season.
The Seattle Mariners have a total of 1,589 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 554 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .983 which has them sitting 14th in the majors, and have a total of 441 double plays. The Mariners have converted 69.9% of balls in play into outs in their 4,767 innings, which has them sitting 10th in pro baseball.
Sheffield has pitched in 148 frames and is sitting with 127 punch outs during his MLB career. His ERA is 4.60 (76 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.527. He has allowed 163 hits (9.9 hits per 9 innings) with 64 free passes. Sheffield (9-8 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.28 while he has gone up against 660 opposing batters in the major leagues.
The Tigers hold a team slugging percentage of .367 and they are scoring 3.68 runs per contest (29th in baseball). They have hit 70 doubles, while getting a free base 180 times and scoring 217 runs. Detroit has a total of 59 HRs so far this season to go along with 212 RBIs. They have been rung up on 604 occasions (2nd in baseball) and have earned a total of 435 base hits. The Detroit Tigers are sitting with an on-base percentage of .295 and a team batting average of .225 on the campaign.
The Tigers have a team WHIP of 1.336 and have a FIP of 4.48 as a staff on the season. They rank 18th in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 471. The Detroit pitching staff have allowed 275 runs this season and come in with a team ERA of 4.37 (247 earned runs relinquished). They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.33 (487 strikeouts vs 209 walks). They have allowed 72 long balls and they concede 4.86 runs per 9 innings (21st in MLB).
Detroit relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.4% out of 79 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 52 times in high leverage situations and on 49 occasions with runners on. With 52 save situations, the Tigers have earned 29 holds and also 9 blown saves. They are ranked 23rd in MLB with a save rate of 57.1%, and they have sent 193 relief pitchers onto the diamond so far this year. Detroit has had relievers step onto the hill in 21 save opportunities and they have tallied 12 saves.
The Detroit Tigers have twisted 46 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .982 (21st in baseball). The Tigers have recorded 511 assists, 37 errors and have amassed 1,527 putouts on the season. In 4,581 innings played, the Tigers have a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (13th in MLB).
During his career, Alexander has given up 134 base hits while he has totaled 105 punch outs in 113 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 57 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.364 and having a FIP of 4.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 5.00 and he has gone up against 491 opposing batters during his career. Alexander (3-7 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a 4.51 earned run average while giving up 10.6 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (-111)
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