Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 4/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Friday, April 15, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Houston (-115) Seattle (-105)
The Houston Astros (4-2) are traveling to T-Mobile Park on Friday where they will take on the Seattle Mariners (2-4). The moneyline on this contest has the Astros at -115 and the Mariners open at -105. The total is 8.5. The men taking the mound are Jake Odorizzi and Marco Gonzales.
As a team, the Houston Astros are putting up 4.0 runs/g, which has them at 17th in MLB. They have a total of 24 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .294. The Astros have recorded 10 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 9 balls out of the park. They have 23 RBI's and 45 hits for the season, and their team batting average comes in at .218. Houston is slugging .398 and have struck out 39 times, while taking a walk on 22 occasions.
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The Astros are sitting with a team ERA of 1.69 for the season (1st in the league), and the staff has struck out 52 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.48 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.15. Astros pitchers have yielded 4 long balls in addition to 14 total runs (2nd in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 21 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.41 as a team on the campaign.
The Astros have sent 25 relievers to the mound on the campaign. The relief pitchers have inherited 5 base runners this season with 0.0% of them earned a run for their team. They have earned 3 saves on the campaign and have blown 1 of their 4 chances to get a save. The Astros relievers have a save rate of 75.0% and has come into the game in 11 save situations. The relievers have earned 7 holds so far this season (2nd in the league). Astros relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 6 times in addition to having 11 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Houston Astros have accumulated 132 putouts this season, in addition to 44 assists and 2 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .989 which is 8th in professional baseball, and have earned 4 double plays. The Astros have turned 73.5% of balls in play into outs out of 396 innings on the field, which has them sitting 10th in baseball.
Odorizzi (68-63 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 4.14 and he has gone up against 4,840 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has conceded 1,037 base hits (8.1 hits per nine innings) and has had 392 free passes. His ERA is 3.95 (505 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.242. Odorizzi has taken the mound for 1,151 innings and has earned 1,088 K's in his career.
The Seattle Mariners hold a team on-base percentage of .284 and a team batting average of .191 on the season. They have been rung up on 53 instances (16th in MLB) and have tallied 38 base hits. Seattle has compiled 5 HRs this season to go along with 16 RBIs. The Mariners have a team slugging percentage of .312 and they tally 2.67 runs per contest (28th in the league). They have recorded 9 doubles, while taking a walk 25 times as well as notching 16 runs.
The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.260 in addition to having a FIP of 5.54 as a pitching staff this season. They are currently ranked 17th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 44. The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 27 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 4.14 (23 earned runs given up). Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.74 (52 strikeouts vs 19 free passes). They have conceded 13 homers and they surrender 4.86 runs per 9 innings (23rd in the league).
With 6 save situations, the Mariners have accumulated 3 holds and 1 blown save. Seattle has had bullpen pitchers enter the game in 3 save opportunities and they have tallied 2 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 7 times in high leverage situations and on 2 occasions with base runners. Seattle bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 66.7% out of their 3 inherited runners. They are ranked 14th in MLB holding a save rate of 66.7%, and they have sent 19 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign.
The Seattle Mariners have gotten 4 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .982 (20th in MLB). The Mariners have racked up 35 assists, 3 errors and have a tally of 126 putouts this season. Out of their 378 innings played, the Mariners have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 74.3% (5th in baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Gonzales has allowed 670 hits while tallying 529 K's in 662 innings pitched. He has conceded a total of 300 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.272 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.3. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.08 and he has gone up against 2,786 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. Gonzales (51-34 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.08 earned run average while conceding 9.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Houston (-115)
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