Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 5/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Monday, May 23, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
T-Mobile Park is where the Seattle Mariners (17-24) will compete against the Oakland Athletics (17-25) on Monday. The expected starting pitchers are James Kaprielian and Marco Gonzales.
The Athletics have hit 60 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 25 baseballs out of the park. Oakland has a slugging % of .317 and have been called out on strikes 360 times, while taking a walk on 114 occasions. As a unit, the Oakland Athletics are notching 3.3 runs per game, which has them sitting at 28th in baseball. They have earned 129 runs batted in as well as 278 base knocks for the season, while their team batting average is sitting at .206. They have accumulated 139 runs while having a team OBP of .274.
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Athletics pitchers have yielded 36 long balls and also 167 runs in total (18th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 128 hitters and their FIP is 3.74 as a squad for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.56 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.25. The Athletics have a team ERA of 3.79 on the year (14th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 328 batters.
The Athletics relievers have recorded a save rate of 68.8% and stepped onto the hill in 44 save situations. The relievers have inherited 74 base runners on the campaign with 21.6% of them earned a run for their team. Athletics relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 51 times in addition to having 45 appearances in high leverage situations. The Athletics have dispatched 149 relievers to the hill so far this season. The bullpen have earned 28 holds for the season (8th in baseball). They have accumulated 11 saves for the year and have not converted 5 out of their 16 chances to save the game.
The Athletics have turned 69.9% of baseballs in play into outs in their 3,336 innings on the field, which ranks them 19th in MLB. The Oakland Athletics have notched a total of 1,112 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 386 assists and 28 errors. Their fielding rate is at .982 which puts them in 24th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 39 double plays.
Kaprielian (8-7 win-loss record in his career) sits with a FIP of 4.58 while he has gone up against 595 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has allowed 122 base knocks (7.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 53 walks. His earned run average is 4.21 (66 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.241. Kaprielian has taken the mound for 141 frames and has 143 strikeouts during his pro baseball career.
The Seattle Mariners have compiled an on-base percentage of .314 as well as a batting average of .234 on the year. They have been rung up on 342 occasions (13th in the league) and have tallied 320 base hits. Seattle has hit 41 long balls over the course of the season as well as 155 runs batted in. The Mariners hold a slugging % of .375 and they tally 3.90 runs per contest (21st in the league). They have hit 58 doubles, while walking 146 times and notching 160 runs.
The Mariners hold a team WHIP of 1.303 in addition to having a FIP of 4.32 as a squad over the course of the season. They are currently ranked 24th in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 331. The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 182 runs over the course of the season and come in with a team ERA of 4.20 (166 earned runs surrendered). Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.60 (346 strikeouts vs 133 bases on balls). They have allowed 53 homers and they allow 4.60 runs per 9 innings (25th in baseball).
With 29 save situations, the Mariners have recorded 19 holds and 4 blown saves. Seattle has called on relievers to step onto the hill in 10 save chances and they have earned 6 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 34 times in high leverage situations in addition to 35 occasions with base runners. Seattle relievers hold an inherited score rate of 32.6% out of 46 inherited runners. They are ranked 27th in the league with a save rate of 60.0%, and they have dispatched 140 relievers to the mound so far this season.
The Seattle Mariners have turned 32 double plays and have a fielding rate of .986 (13th in professional baseball). The Mariners have accrued 330 assists, 20 errors and have earned a total of 1,068 putouts this year. Out of their 3,204 innings on the diamond, the Mariners have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (18th in pro baseball).
In his pro baseball career, Gonzales has allowed 705 hits while accumulating 552 strikeouts in 698 innings. He has given up 311 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.277 and a FIP of 4.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.97 and he has gone up against 2,941 opposing batters during his career. Gonzales (53-37 career win-loss record) has a 4.01 earned run average and has given up 9.1 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle
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