Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics Prediction, 5/26/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Oakland Athletics
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Location: RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, CA
TV: NBC Sports California
RingCentral Coliseum is the venue where James Kaprielian and the Oakland Athletics (28-21, 1st in AL West) will take on the Seattle Mariners (22-26, 3rd in AL West) on Wednesday.
As a team, the Seattle Mariners are putting up 3.8 runs per game, which ranks them 27th in the league. They have earned a total of 180 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .279. The Mariners have compiled 74 doubles as a squad and have hit 54 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 174 RBI's and 301 hits this season, and their team batting average is .199. Seattle has a slugging percentage of .360 and have struck out 456 times, while being walked on 155 occasions.
The Mariners hold a team ERA of 4.58 on the campaign (22nd in MLB), and the staff has struck out 371 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 160 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.41 as a unit over the course of the season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.32 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.31. Mariners pitchers have conceded 55 long balls and also 230 runs in total (22nd in the league).
Mariners bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with players on base 48 times in addition to having 54 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have earned 28 holds this season (8th in baseball). The Mariners relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 61.9% and has come into the game in 49 save situations. They have accumulated 13 saves for the year and have missed out on 8 of 21 chances to get a save. The relievers have inherited 71 base runners for the season and 28.2% of those runners earned a run for their team. The Mariners have dispatched 157 relievers to the mound this year.
The Seattle Mariners have 1,244 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 445 assists and 29 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which puts them in 18th in pro baseball, and have accumulated 345 double plays. The Mariners have turned 70.2% of balls in play into outs out of 3,732 innings, which has them ranked 11th in professional baseball.
Flexen has pitched in 108 innings and has earned 73 strikeouts during his MLB career. His earned run average is 6.96 (84 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.923. He has given up 146 base knocks (12.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 63 free passes. Flexen (7-13 career record) holds a FIP of 5.94 while he has gone up against 521 hitters in the major leagues.
Oakland has recorded 69 HRs on the season as well as 193 RBIs. They have 74 two-baggers, while taking a walk 172 times and notching 207 runs. The Oakland Athletics are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .310 in addition to a batting average of .226 this season. The Athletics hold a team slugging % of .413 and they are earning 4.22 runs per game (17th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 436 occasions (11th in MLB) and have recorded 359 base knocks.
The Athletics hold a team WHIP of 1.308 in addition to having a FIP of 3.94 as a squad on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 3.00 (411 strikeouts vs 137 walks). They are sitting at 29th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 428. They have surrendered 54 dingers and they concede 4.58 runs per 9 innings (18th in the league). The Oakland pitching staff have conceded 220 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 4.27 (205 earned runs conceded).
Oakland relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 41.7% out of 60 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 46 times in high leverage situations and on 36 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 41 save situations, the Athletics have earned 24 holds and also 5 blown saves. They are ranked 6th in baseball with a save rate of 70.6%, and they have sent 152 relief pitchers onto the field over the course of the season. Oakland has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 17 save chances and they have tallied 12 saves.
Out of their 3,888 innings on the diamond, the Athletics hold a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (23rd in the majors). The Oakland Athletics have twisted 34 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .986 (6th in baseball). The Athletics have accrued 371 assists, 24 errors and have earned a total of 1,296 putouts this year.
Kaprielian (1-0 career win-loss record) has earned a 3.77 ERA while allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.17 and he has gone up against 62 hitters in his MLB career. He has allowed 6 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.256 and having a FIP of 5.4. In his pro baseball career, Kaprielian has surrendered 12 base hits while accumulating 19 strikeouts in 14 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Seattle
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