Minnesota Twins vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 6/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Minnesota Twins vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota (-120) Seattle (+100)
The Minnesota Twins (36-27) are on their way to T-Mobile Park on Wednesday where they will take on the Seattle Mariners (27-34). The line on this contest has Minnesota at -120 and Seattle is opening at +100. The total is set at 7.5. The starting pitchers are Sonny Gray and Marco Gonzales.
As a unit, the Minnesota Twins are earning 4.5 runs per game, which is 13th in MLB. They have tallied 281 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .326. The Twins have compiled 106 doubles as a team and have hit 74 baseballs out of the park. They have tallied 269 RBI's in addition to 531 hits on the season, while their team batting average sits at .252. Minnesota has a slugging rate of .412 and have been called out on strikes 527 times, while drawing a walk on 216 occasions.
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The Twins have compiled a team ERA of 3.83 so far this year (13th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 526 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.80 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.25. Twins pitchers have conceded 72 home runs and 255 runs (13th in baseball). They have walked 188 opposing hitters and their FIP is 4.05 as a team for the year.
The Twins have dispatched 210 relievers to the mound on the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 82 runners on the season with 23.2% of those runners crossed home plate. They have accumulated 16 saves over the course of the season and have blown 8 of their 24 save opportunities. The Twins relief pitchers have a save percentage of 66.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 68 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 43 holds over the course of the season (2nd in the league). Twins bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 54 times in addition to having 65 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Twins have turned 70.1% of balls in play into outs in their 5,013 innings, ranking them 13th in baseball. The Minnesota Twins have a total of 1,671 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 525 assists and 33 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .985 which puts them in 15th in professional baseball, and have 47 double plays.
Gray has taken the mound for 1,301 innings and has totaled 1,260 punch outs during his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 3.58 (517 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.214. He has surrendered 1,116 base knocks (7.7 hits per nine innings) and has 463 walks. Gray (85-73 career win-loss mark) sits with a FIP of 3.67 while he has faced 5,419 hitters during his time in the majors.
Seattle has accumulated 65 home runs for the year and 239 RBIs. They have recorded 91 two-baggers, while walking 225 times and recording 248 runs. The Seattle Mariners have recorded an on-base percentage of .321 as well as a team batting average of .237 over the course of the season. The Mariners have a team slugging % of .385 and they have an average of 4.07 runs per game (23rd in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 522 occasions (13th in MLB) and have 486 hits.
The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.265 with a FIP of 4.44 as a pitching staff for the year. They are currently ranked 16th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 491. The Seattle pitching staff have yielded 262 runs on the campaign while having an ERA of 4.05 (241 earned runs relinquished). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.71 (504 strikeouts against 186 bases on balls). They have surrendered 83 dingers and they concede 4.41 runs per 9 innings (20th in baseball).
With 47 save situations, the Mariners have earned 28 holds and also 7 blown saves. Seattle has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 18 save chances and they have walked away with 11 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 59 times in high leverage situations and on 48 occasions with runners on. Seattle relievers have an inherited score percentage of 33.9% out of 62 inherited base runners. They are ranked 21st in baseball with a save percentage of 61.1%, and they have sent 205 relief pitchers to the mound this season.
The Seattle Mariners have turned 42 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .989 (3rd in professional baseball). The Mariners have accrued 504 assists, 24 errors and have earned 1,607 putouts on the campaign. In their 4,821 innings played, the Mariners hold a defensive efficiency of 71.0% (10th in professional baseball).
During his career, Gonzales has conceded 725 base hits while he has tallied 566 strikeouts in 722 innings. He has given up a total of 323 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.273 and a FIP of 4.4. His K/BB ratio is 2.92 and he has gone up against 3,040 batters during his MLB career. Gonzales (54-39 career win-loss mark) has earned a 4.03 ERA and has surrendered 9.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Minnesota (-120)
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