Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 5/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum Sportsnet LA
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+216) Los Angeles (-240)
Julio Urias and the Los Angeles Dodgers (18-17, 3rd in NL West) host the Seattle Mariners (18-17, 3rd in AL West) at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday. The Dodgers open this game at -240 while the Mariners are coming in at +216. The O/U opens at 8. The pitchers who are expected to start are Justin Dunn and Julio Urias.
The Mariners have accrued 54 doubles as a team and have hit 40 balls out of the park. Seattle has a slugging % of .370 and have struck out 331 times, while drawing a walk on 112 occasions. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are notching 4.1 runs per game, which has them sitting at 23rd in the league. They have earned 137 runs batted in in addition to 233 hits for the year, while their batting average sits at .210. They have accumulated 142 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .288.
Mariners pitchers have surrendered 38 home runs in addition to 157 total runs (19th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 114 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.37 as a team on the year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.24 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.27. The Mariners are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.20 on the campaign (18th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 255 hitters.
The Mariners have dispatched 111 relief pitchers to the hill this year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 48 runners so far this season and 31.3% of those players crossed the plate. They have recorded 10 saves for the year and have blown 7 out of their 17 chances to save the game. The Mariners relief pitchers have a save percentage of 58.8% and stepped onto the hill in 35 save situations. The bullpen have earned 18 holds for the year (13th in MLB). Mariners relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 35 times as well as having 44 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Seattle Mariners have amassed 920 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 332 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .992 which has them ranked 1st in the majors, and have accumulated 190 double plays. The Mariners have turned 73.1% of balls in play into outs out of their 2,760 innings, ranking them 2nd in MLB.
Dunn has thrown 78 innings and has racked up 65 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. Dunn (5-1 win-loss mark in his career) holds a FIP of 6.01 and he has faced 339 hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.92 (34 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.359. He has surrendered 49 base hits (5.7 hits per nine innings) and has had 57 free passes.
The Dodgers hold a team slugging % of .402 and they earn 4.97 runs per game (5th in MLB). They have recorded 55 two-baggers, while walking 168 times and recording 174 runs. Los Angeles has hit 40 HRs so far this season to go along with 166 RBIs. They have struck out on 330 occasions (9th in baseball) and have totaled 288 base hits. The Los Angeles Dodgers are sitting with a team OBP of .346 and a team batting average of .241 on the year.
The Dodgers hold a team WHIP of 1.153 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.54 as a staff for the season. They rank 14th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 259. The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 142 runs this season while having an ERA of 3.30 (115 earned runs allowed). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.42 (352 strikeouts against 103 bases on balls). They have surrendered 38 home runs and they allow 4.07 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league).
Los Angeles relievers have an inherited score rate of 31.1% out of their 45 inherited base runners. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 55 times in high leverage situations in addition to 39 occasions with runners on. With 47 save situations, the Dodgers have 24 holds in addition to 12 blown saves. They are ranked 25th in baseball with a save rate of 45.5%, and they have sent 116 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond this season. Los Angeles has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 22 save opportunities and they have walked away with 10 saves.
Out of their 2,826 innings played, the Dodgers have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.5% (13th in professional baseball). The Los Angeles Dodgers have twisted 20 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (15th in pro baseball). The Dodgers have accrued 301 assists, 21 errors and are sitting with 942 putouts so far this year.
Urias (16-8 career record) is the owner of a 3.26 ERA and has surrendered 7.8 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.90 and he has gone up against 1,170 hitters so far in his MLB career. He has allowed a total of 102 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.211 and a FIP of 3.5. During his pro baseball career, Urias has surrendered 245 hits while he has accumulated 278 strikeouts in 281 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-240)
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