Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 6/20/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Sunday, June 20, 2021
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Shane McClanahan and the Tampa Bay Rays (43-26, 1st in AL East) travel to T-Mobile Park on Sunday where they'll take on the Seattle Mariners (34-36, 3rd in AL West).
Tampa Bay is slugging .394 and have been rung up 724 times, while being walked on 271 occasions. They have recorded 324 runs batted in and 544 hits for the year, and their team batting average comes in at .231. The Rays have earned 121 two-baggers as a team and have hit 83 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 340 runs scored and have an on-base percentage of .317. As a squad, the Tampa Bay Rays are compiling 4.9 runs per game, which has them sitting at 7th in baseball.
The Rays have an earned run average of 3.24 this year (6th in the league), and their staff has struck out 655 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.45 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.11. Rays pitchers have given up 74 home runs and 257 runs (5th in baseball). They have walked 190 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.62 as a team on the year.
The Rays relievers have earned a save rate of 73.3% and has entered the game in 77 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 66 base runners on the year with 28.8% of those runners crossed the plate. Rays relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 53 times in addition to having 87 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rays have dispatched 217 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have earned 45 holds for the year (5th in baseball). They have recorded 22 saves over the course of the season and have blown 8 of 30 save opportunities.
The Rays have turned 71.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 5,652 innings, ranking them 4th in pro baseball. The Tampa Bay Rays have accumulated 1,884 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 635 assists and 28 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .989 which puts them in 1st in baseball, and have accumulated 434 double plays.
McClanahan has taken the ball for 38 frames and has totaled 46 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 4.42 (19 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.397. He has surrendered 41 base knocks (9.5 hits per 9 innings) with 13 free passes. McClanahan (2-2 record in his career) has a FIP of 4.15 while he has gone up against 165 batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Mariners hold a team slugging % of .372 and they are scoring 3.96 runs per contest (23rd in the league). They have put up 111 doubles, while getting a free base 219 times and scoring 277 runs. Seattle has knocked in 79 HRs so far this season to go along with 268 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 670 instances (4th in baseball) and have recorded 477 hits. The Seattle Mariners have an OBP of .289 and a batting average of .212 on the season.
The Seattle pitching staff have given up 333 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 4.54 (307 earned runs given up). They have yielded 80 dingers and they yield 4.92 runs per 9 innings (19th in the league). The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.308 with a FIP of 4.33 as a staff on the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.44 (555 strikeouts vs 227 walks). They sit at 23rd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 570.
Sitting with 73 save situations, the Mariners have tallied 42 holds and 13 blown saves. Seattle has had relievers step onto the mound in 31 save chances and they have earned 18 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 76 times in high leverage situations and also on 66 occasions with runners on. Seattle relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 34.4% out of their 93 inherited base runners. They are ranked 20th in MLB holding a save percentage of 58.1%, and they have sent 235 bullpen pitchers to the hill on the campaign.
The Seattle Mariners have twisted 73 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (22nd in pro baseball). The Mariners have racked up 647 assists, 44 errors and have amassed 1,829 putouts for the season. In their 5,487 innings on the diamond, the Mariners have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.5% (15th in MLB).
Gonzales (42-31 win-loss mark in his career) has a 4.19 earned run average while giving up 9.4 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.19 and he has faced 2,363 hitters in his career. He has allowed a total of 260 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.297 and a FIP of 4.1. During his MLB career, Gonzales has allowed 581 base hits while he has earned 456 K's in 558 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle
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