Seattle Mariners vs New York Yankees Prediction, 8/6/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs New York Yankees
Date: Friday, August 6, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+130) New York (-167)
Marco Gonzales and the Seattle Mariners (58-51, 3rd in AL West) travel to Yankee Stadium on Friday where they'll meet the New York Yankees (58-49, 3rd in AL East). The Yankees open this contest at -167 while the Mariners are priced at +130. The total has been set at 10.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Marco Gonzales and Deivi Garcia.
The Mariners have accrued 146 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 136 baseballs out of the park. Seattle has a slugging % of .382 and have been called out on strikes 1,023 times, while being walked on 351 occasions. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are recording 4.3 runs per outing, which ranks them 20th in the league. They have accounted for 442 runs batted in in addition to 778 hits for the year, while their batting average sits at .221. They have accounted for 460 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .299.
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The Mariners are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.48 this year (18th in MLB), and they have struck out 889 batters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.65 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.30. Mariners pitchers have allowed 128 home runs and 508 runs in total (20th in baseball). They have walked 335 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.25 as a unit on the year.
The Mariners relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 60.0% and has come into the game in 112 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 134 base runners on the season and 29.1% of those runners earned a run for their team. Mariners pitchers have stepped onto the hill with players on base 99 times and also have had 118 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have sent 375 relievers to the hill this year. The relief pitchers have racked up 62 holds so far this season (6th in MLB). They have earned 30 saves this year and have blown 20 of 50 save opportunities.
The Seattle Mariners have notched a total of 2,846 putouts on the year, as well as 960 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .986 which has them ranked 7th in professional baseball, and have 785 double plays. The Mariners have turned 69.5% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 8,538 innings on the field, which has them ranked 18th in baseball.
Gonzales has taken the hill for 590 innings and has earned 480 strikeouts during his MLB career. Gonzales (44-32 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.16 and he has faced 2,502 hitters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.23 (277 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.307. He has allowed 617 base hits (9.4 hits per 9 innings) and has 154 walks.
The New York Yankees have accumulated an OBP of .323 and a batting average of .235 this year. They have been called out on strikes on 970 instances (9th in the league) and have a total of 815 hits. New York has a total of 131 home runs this season as well as 405 RBIs. The Yankees hold a slugging % of .392 and they are scoring 4.14 runs per outing (24th in MLB). They have recorded 139 doubles, while taking a walk 426 times and recording 439 runs.
The Yankees hold a team WHIP of 1.175 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.80 as a squad for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.21 (1,006 strikeouts vs 313 walks). They come in at 5th in MLB as a staff in total hits given up with 786. They have relinquished 120 home runs and they surrender 4.17 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The New York pitching staff have conceded 433 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 3.77 (392 earned runs conceded).
With 96 save situations, the Yankees have recorded 52 holds in addition to 14 blown saves. New York has called on relievers to take the mound in 42 save opportunities and they have recorded 28 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 131 times in high leverage situations in addition to 92 occasions with runners on. New York bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 30.3% out of their 122 inherited base runners. They sit at 6th in MLB holding a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 314 relievers onto the diamond on the season.
In their 8,421 innings played, the Yankees have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.6% (7th in the majors). The New York Yankees have turned 76 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (18th in MLB). The Yankees have accrued 869 assists, 60 errors and are sitting with 2,807 putouts this year.
In his MLB career, Garcia has allowed 43 hits while he has tallied 40 K's in 42 innings pitched. Garcia (3-4 career win-loss mark) has a 5.27 ERA while allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 25 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.242 and having a FIP of 4.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.00 and he has faced 184 hitters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Seattle (+130)
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