Kansas City Royals vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 4/24/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Kansas City Royals vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Kansas City (+155) Seattle (-180)
The Kansas City Royals (5-7) are on their way to T-Mobile Park on Sunday where they will play the Seattle Mariners (8-6). The moneyline on this contest has the Royals at +155 while the Mariners are priced at -180. The betting total is set at 8. The starting pitchers are Carlos Hernandez and Robbie Ray.
Kansas City owns a slugging percentage of .325 and have struck out 80 times, while drawing a walk on 23 occasions. They have accrued 30 RBI's in addition to 80 hits on the season, while their batting average comes in at .210. The Royals have tallied 11 doubles as a squad and have knocked 9 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 32 runs scored while having a team OBP of .260. As a squad, the Kansas City Royals are putting up 2.7 runs per outing, which has them at 29th in baseball.
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Royals pitchers have allowed 7 home runs and 49 runs in total (11th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 37 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.41 as a squad on the season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.35 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.31. The Royals hold a team ERA of 4.04 this season (22nd in the league), and they have rung up 87 hitters.
The Royals have sent 47 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 26 runners over the course of the season and 30.8% of those players ended up crossing the plate. They have earned 3 saves for the season and have not converted 0 of their 3 chances to save the game. The Royals relief pitchers have recorded a save rate of 100.0% and stepped onto the hill in 11 save situations. The relievers are sitting with 8 holds on the campaign (14th in the league). Royals relief pitchers have entered the game with opponents on base 17 times as well as having 23 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Royals have converted 69.0% of balls in play into outs out of 963 innings, which has them sitting 21st in baseball. The Kansas City Royals have accumulated 321 putouts on the year, as well as 111 assists and 2 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .995 which is 2nd in MLB, and have a total of 15 double plays.
Hernandez has taken the ball for 109 innings and has earned 88 punch outs in his MLB career. His ERA is 4.13 (50 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.394. He has given up 102 base hits (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has 50 free passes. Hernandez (6-3 career win-loss record) sits with a FIP of 4.49 and he has gone up against 466 batters in the major leagues.
The Mariners have a team slugging percentage of .379 and they score 4.21 runs per contest (13th in the league). They have recorded 20 doubles, while taking a walk 62 times and notching 59 runs. Seattle has accounted for 15 HRs this season as well as 58 runs batted in. They have struck out on 110 occasions (21st in baseball) and have recorded 102 hits. The Seattle Mariners have an on-base percentage of .324 and a batting average of .223 for the season.
The Mariners have a WHIP of 1.082 in addition to having a FIP of 3.94 as a staff over the course of the season. They have a ranking of 10th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 97. The Seattle pitching staff have yielded 48 runs so far this year while having an ERA of 2.80 (38 earned runs allowed). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.26 (114 strikeouts against 35 free passes). They have allowed 17 dingers and they relinquish 3.54 runs per 9 innings (8th in MLB).
Seattle has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 4 save opportunities and they have earned 3 saves. They sit at 14th in MLB holding a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have sent 45 relievers to the mound for the year. Their relief pitchers have come in 10 times in high leverage situations and on 7 occasions with runners on base. Seattle bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 22.2% out of their 9 inherited runners. With 11 save situations, the Mariners have tallied 7 holds and 1 blown save.
Out of their 1,098 innings on the field, the Mariners have earned a efficiency on defense of 73.4% (6th in the majors). The Seattle Mariners have turned 15 double plays and have a fielding rate of .984 (20th in MLB). The Mariners have racked up 116 assists, 8 errors and have accumulated 366 putouts this year.
Ray (64-59 career mark) has a 4.00 earned run average while allowing 8.0 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.83 and he has gone up against 4,498 hitters in his career. He has surrendered 469 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.319 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. Thus far in his career, Ray has surrendered 932 hits while he has tallied 1,303 K's in 1,055 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Kansas City (+155)
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