Seattle Mariners vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 6/8/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-125) Detroit (+100)
Comerica Park is the venue where Matthew Boyd and the Detroit Tigers (24-35, 4th in AL Central) will play the Seattle Mariners (30-31, 3rd in AL West) on Tuesday. The Mariners open this game at -125 while the Tigers are priced at +100. The total is set at 7.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Marco Gonzales and Matthew Boyd.
The Mariners have hit 99 doubles as a team and have knocked 68 balls out of the stadium. Seattle has a slugging % of .367 and have struck out 574 times, while drawing a walk on 187 occasions. As a unit, the Seattle Mariners are putting up 3.9 runs per game, which puts them at 24th in the league. They have earned 230 RBI's and 402 base knocks for the season, and their average at the plate comes in at .208. They have accounted for 236 runs while holding a team OBP of .282.
The Mariners are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.56 for the year (23rd in baseball), and they have struck out 490 hitters. They have walked 200 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.26 as a squad on the season. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.45 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.30. Mariners pitchers have allowed 68 long balls and 290 total runs (24th in the league).
The Mariners relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 60.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 70 save situations. The relievers have inherited 92 runners so far this year with 34.8% of them ended up crossing the plate. Mariners relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 62 times in addition to having 69 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have dispatched 206 relief pitchers to the hill so far this year. The bullpen have notched 42 holds on the season (2nd in the league). They have tallied 17 saves on the season and have not converted 11 of 28 chances to save the game.
The Mariners have turned 69.9% of balls in play into outs out of 4,767 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 11th in the majors. The Seattle Mariners have accounted for 1,589 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 554 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which puts them in 13th in pro baseball, and have a total of 441 double plays.
Gonzales has taken the ball for 549 innings and has accumulated 449 strikeouts in his career. Gonzales (42-30 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.02 while facing 2,322 hitters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.15 (253 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.290. He has surrendered 568 hits (9.3 hits per 9 innings) and has had 140 free passes.
Detroit has tallied 59 long balls over the course of the season as well as 212 runs batted in. They have hit 70 two-baggers, while walking 180 times and recording 217 runs. The Detroit Tigers have compiled a team on-base percentage of .295 as well as a team batting average of .225 for the season. The Tigers have a team slugging percentage of .367 and they are scoring 3.68 runs per contest (29th in MLB). They have been rung up on 604 occasions (2nd in the league) and have totaled 435 hits.
The Tigers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.336 and have a FIP of 4.48 as a team on the year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.33 (487 strikeouts vs 209 walks). They are currently ranked 20th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 471. They have given up 72 dingers and they yield 4.86 runs per 9 innings (21st in MLB). The Detroit pitching staff have yielded 275 runs this season while having a team ERA of 4.37 (247 earned runs yielded).
Detroit relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.4% out of their 79 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 52 times in high leverage situations and on 49 occasions with base runners. With 52 save situations, the Tigers have 29 holds in addition to 9 blown saves. They are ranked 23rd in the league with a save percentage of 57.1%, and they have dispatched 193 relief pitchers onto the field so far this season. Detroit has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 21 save opportunities and they have come away with 12 saves.
The Detroit Tigers have turned 46 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .982 (22nd in pro baseball). The Tigers have recorded 511 assists, 37 errors and have a tally of 1,527 putouts on the season. Out of their 4,581 innings on the field, the Tigers have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.8% (13th in the majors).
During his MLB career, Boyd has allowed 771 hits while he has accumulated 743 punch outs in 768 frames. Boyd (36-60 win-loss record in his career) has a 4.98 earned run average and has surrendered 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has surrendered 425 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.320 and a FIP of 4.7. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.06 and he has gone up against 3,298 hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Seattle (-125)
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