Philadelphia Phillies vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 5/9/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Monday, May 9, 2022
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
The Seattle Mariners (12-16) welcome the Philadelphia Phillies (11-15) at T-Mobile Park on Monday. The men taking the mound are Zack Wheeler and Justus Sheffield.
The Phillies have earned 47 doubles as a squad and have knocked 28 balls out of the stadium. Philadelphia owns a slugging percentage of .409 and have been rung up 219 times, while drawing a walk on 81 occasions. As a squad, the Philadelphia Phillies are earning 4.5 runs per game, which has them sitting at 10th in baseball. They have accrued 113 runs batted in in addition to 211 base knocks so far this year, and their batting average is .247. They have a total of 118 runs and hold an OBP of .316.
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The Phillies have compiled a team earned run average of 4.07 this season (23rd in the league), and the staff has struck out 221 batters. They have walked 80 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.67 as a team so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.76 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.25. Phillies pitchers have conceded 22 home runs and also 114 runs in total (20th in the league).
The Phillies relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 71.4% and has come into the game in 21 save situations. The relievers have inherited 51 base runners over the course of the season with 39.2% of those runners crossed home plate. Phillies pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 29 times in addition to having 19 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies have dispatched 88 relievers to the mound so far this year. The relief pitchers have a total of 14 holds this season (17th in the league). They have recorded 5 saves for the season and have blown 2 of 7 save opportunities.
The Philadelphia Phillies have accumulated 684 putouts on the year, as well as 247 assists and 15 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which ranks 20th in baseball, and have accumulated 22 double plays. The Phillies have transformed 68.9% of balls in play into outs out of their 2,052 innings, which has them sitting at 24th in pro baseball.
Wheeler (63-53 career record) sits with a FIP of 3.44 and he has faced 4,431 opposing batters in the majors. He has conceded 960 base knocks (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 341 free passes. His earned run average is 3.52 (415 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.227. Wheeler has thrown 1,060 innings and has earned 1,051 K's during his pro baseball career.
The Seattle Mariners have a team on-base percentage of .315 as well as a batting average of .230 so far this year. They have been rung up on 223 occasions (18th in MLB) and have totaled 213 hits. Seattle has knocked in 30 long balls this year to go along with 113 RBIs. The Mariners have a team slugging percentage of .383 and they tally 4.14 runs per contest (15th in the league). They have put up 40 doubles, while taking a walk 107 times as well as earning 116 runs.
The Mariners have a team WHIP of 1.275 and have a FIP of 4.32 as a squad this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.46 (229 strikeouts against 93 walks). They have a ranking of 24th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 218. They have conceded 35 homers and they allow 4.28 runs per 9 innings (19th in baseball). The Seattle pitching staff have given up 116 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.76 (102 earned runs relinquished).
Seattle relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 24.0% out of 25 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 22 times in high leverage situations and on 22 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 18 save situations, the Mariners have amassed 11 holds in addition to 4 blown saves. They are currently ranked 29th in the league with a save percentage of 42.9%, and they have dispatched 96 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. Seattle has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 7 save opportunities and they have tallied 3 saves.
In 2,196 innings on the diamond, the Mariners have earned a defensive efficiency of 70.8% (15th in professional baseball). The Seattle Mariners have turned 26 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .985 (17th in pro baseball). The Mariners have recorded 233 assists, 15 errors and have a tally of 732 putouts on the campaign.
In his pro baseball career, Sheffield has conceded 206 base hits and he has 150 K's in 179 innings pitched. He has surrendered a total of 108 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.631 and a FIP of 4.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.74 and he has gone up against 815 batters in his MLB career. Sheffield (11-12 career mark) has a 5.43 ERA while conceding 10.4 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Seattle and under the total runs
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