Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros Prediction, 9/7/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros
Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Location: Minute Maid Park in Houston, TX
TV: AT&T SportsNet Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+140) Houston (-175)
Minute Maid Park is the site where Jake Odorizzi and the Houston Astros (79-57, 1st in AL West) will play the Seattle Mariners (75-62, 2nd in AL West) on Tuesday. The odds on this contest have the Mariners priced at +140 and the Astros are at -175. The over/under has been set at 8.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Logan Gilbert and Jake Odorizzi.
As a squad, the Seattle Mariners are recording 4.3 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 22nd in the league. They have accumulated 582 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .300. The Mariners have hit 186 doubles as a team and have smacked 170 balls out of the park. They have compiled 561 RBI's as well as 1,009 base knocks on the year, while their average at the plate is .223. Seattle has a slugging % of .381 and have struck out 1,295 times, while drawing a walk on 452 occasions.
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The Mariners have a team ERA of 4.27 on the year (15th in MLB), and their staff has struck out 1,110 batters. They have walked 402 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.21 as a team so far this year. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.76 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.28. Mariners pitchers have given up 162 home runs and 628 total runs (16th in the league).
The Mariners relievers have earned a save percentage of 59.4% and has stepped onto the mound in 146 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 172 runners on the season with 29.7% of those runners earned a run for their team. Mariners relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 135 times and also have had 177 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have dispatched 479 relievers to the hill on the year. The relief pitchers are sitting with 77 holds so far this year (7th in baseball). They have tallied 41 saves on the season and have not converted 28 out of their 69 chances to get a save.
The Mariners have transformed 69.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of 10,956 innings on the field, which ranks them 13th in pro baseball. The Seattle Mariners have accumulated 3,652 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,211 assists and 67 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which puts them in 6th in pro baseball, and they have turned 990 double plays.
Gilbert (5-5 career record) has a FIP of 3.66 and he has faced 387 hitters in the majors. He has allowed 90 base hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has 20 walks. His earned run average is 5.14 (52 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.209. Gilbert has taken the mound for 91 innings and has tallied 101 K's during his pro baseball career.
Houston is sitting with 174 home runs on the season and 683 RBIs. They have hit 253 two-baggers, while taking a walk 474 times and recording 710 runs. The Houston Astros are sitting with an on-base percentage of .337 and a batting average of .266 over the course of the season. The Astros have a slugging percentage of .437 and they average 5.22 runs per contest (2nd in the league). They have struck out on 1,024 occasions (30th in MLB) and have earned 1,245 base hits.
The Houston pitching staff have conceded 544 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 3.71 (499 earned runs given up). They have allowed 160 home runs and they relinquish 4.05 runs per 9 innings (4th in MLB). The Astros hold a team WHIP of 1.217 in addition to having a FIP of 4.10 as a squad over the course of the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.77 (1,235 strikeouts against 446 walks). They are currently ranked 6th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,025.
Houston has called on relievers to enter the contest in 51 save opportunities and they have recorded 30 saves. They are ranked 21st in the league holding a save percentage of 58.8%, and they have dispatched 421 bullpen pitchers to the mound this year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 135 times in high leverage situations and on 116 occasions with runners on base. Houston relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 35.5% out of their 172 inherited runners. With 111 save situations, the Astros have 59 holds in addition to 21 blown saves.
In 10,884 innings on the diamond, the Astros are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 71.6% (2nd in the majors). The Houston Astros have twisted 99 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .989 (1st in professional baseball). The Astros have recorded 1,176 assists, 53 errors and have accumulated 3,628 putouts for the year.
During his MLB career, Odorizzi has allowed 1,013 hits while accumulating 1,077 strikeouts in 1,132 innings pitched. He has conceded 497 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.239 and having a FIP of 4.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.77 and he has faced 4,758 hitters during his MLB career. Odorizzi (68-63 career mark) has a 3.95 ERA while allowing 8.1 hits per 9 innings.
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Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Seattle (+140) and over 8.5 runs
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