Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Guardians Prediction, 9/4/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Guardians
Date: Sunday, September 4, 2022
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: Bally Sports Great Lakes
The Seattle Mariners (73-58) are hitting the road to Progressive Field on Sunday where they will try to defeat the Cleveland Guardians (68-61). The starting pitchers are George Kirby and Cal Quantrill.
Seattle is slugging .387 and have struck out 1,115 times, while drawing a walk on 469 occasions. They have accumulated 524 runs batted in as well as 1,007 base knocks so far this year, and their batting average is .231. The Mariners have accounted for 189 doubles as a team and have hit 152 baseballs out of the park. They have a total of 547 runs while holding a team OBP of .313. As a squad, the Seattle Mariners are earning 4.2 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 22nd in MLB.
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Mariners pitchers have surrendered 149 home runs and also 493 total runs (6th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 363 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.91 as a team on the year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 3.08 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.19. The Mariners have a team ERA of 3.55 so far this season (7th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,119 hitters.
The Mariners relievers have a save percentage of 75.6% and has come into the game in 119 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 131 base runners for the season with 25.2% of those players ended up crossing the plate. Mariners pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 102 times as well as having 150 appearances in high leverage situations. The Mariners have sent 430 relievers to the hill so far this season. The relief pitchers have recorded 73 holds on the year (11th in baseball). They have compiled 34 saves for the season and have not converted 11 out of their 45 chances to get a save.
The Seattle Mariners are sitting with 3,510 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 1,068 assists and 47 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .990 which is 1st in MLB, and have accumulated 94 double plays. The Mariners have converted 71.1% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 10,530 innings on the field, which has them ranked 4th in professional baseball.
Kirby (6-3 career win-loss record) holds a FIP of 3.11 and he has faced 429 opposing batters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 107 base knocks (9.4 hits per 9 innings) and has 14 walks. His earned run average is 3.16 (36 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.179. Kirby has taken the ball for 102 frames and has racked up 107 K's so far in his career.
The Guardians hold a team slugging % of .380 and they have an average of 4.21 runs per game (20th in MLB). They have hit 227 two-baggers, while taking a walk 356 times as well as earning 543 runs. Cleveland has a total of 101 home runs this year and 518 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 896 occasions (30th in the league) and have recorded 1,092 base hits. The Cleveland Guardians have a team OBP of .310 and a batting average of .249 this year.
The Cleveland pitching staff have given up 513 runs this year while holding an ERA of 3.65 (464 earned runs surrendered). They have conceded 137 dingers and they give up 4.04 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball). The Guardians have a team WHIP of 1.183 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.82 as a pitching staff so far this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.10 (1,092 strikeouts against 352 free passes). They are sitting at 4th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,001.
Cleveland has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the contest in 47 save chances and they have walked away with 34 saves. They are currently ranked 4th in baseball holding a save percentage of 72.3%, and they have sent 390 relievers to the hill on the campaign. Their relief pitchers have come in 121 times in high leverage situations and on 101 occasions with base runners. Cleveland relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 30.6% out of their 144 inherited base runners. Sitting with 91 save situations, the Guardians have 40 holds and also 13 blown saves.
In their 10,299 innings on the field, the Guardians hold a defensive efficiency of 70.6% (7th in baseball). The Cleveland Guardians have gotten 99 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (19th in baseball). The Guardians have 1,149 assists, 73 errors and have accumulated 3,433 putouts on the season.
Quantrill (27-16 mark in his career) has a 3.59 earned run average and has allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 2.73 and he has faced 1,806 hitters in his career. He has given up a total of 173 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.211 and a FIP of 4.2. During his MLB career, Quantrill has given up 401 hits while he has earned 339 strikeouts in 433 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cleveland
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