Seattle Mariners vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 8/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-205) Detroit (+175)
Comerica Park is the location where the Detroit Tigers (50-78) will compete against the Seattle Mariners (70-58) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has Seattle at -205 and Detroit is sitting at +175. The over/under is 8. The pitchers who are expected to start are George Kirby and Matt Manning.
As a squad, the Seattle Mariners are notching 4.1 runs/g, which has them at 23rd in baseball. They have earned 526 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .313. The Mariners have tallied 184 doubles as a squad and have knocked 145 baseballs out of the park. They have amassed 503 RBI's as well as 977 base knocks for the year, while their average at the plate is .230. Seattle is slugging .383 and have been rung up 1,093 times, while being walked on 458 occasions.
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The Mariners have compiled a team earned run average of 3.58 for the season (7th in the league), and the staff has struck out 1,093 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 358 batters and their FIP comes in at 3.96 as a unit for the season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.05 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.20. Mariners pitchers have conceded 149 home runs in addition to 487 total runs (6th in baseball).
The Mariners have sent 423 relievers to the hill for the season. The relievers have inherited 131 runners over the course of the season and 25.2% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have recorded 32 saves for the year and have not converted 11 out of their 43 save chances. The Mariners relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 74.4% and has entered the game in 115 save situations. The relievers have a total of 71 holds for the year (12th in the league). Mariners relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 102 times and also have had 147 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Seattle Mariners are sitting with 3,429 putouts this season, in addition to 1,044 assists and 47 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .990 which is 1st in pro baseball, and they have turned 94 double plays. The Mariners have converted 71.0% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 10,287 innings on the field, ranking them 4th in professional baseball.
Kirby has taken the ball for 97 frames and has tallied 102 K's during his career. His earned run average is 3.32 (36 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.198. He has given up 104 hits (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has had 13 walks. Kirby (5-3 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.19 and he has gone up against 410 opposing batters in the majors.
Detroit has accounted for 76 home runs this season to go along with 407 runs batted in. They have recorded 190 doubles, while walking 302 times and putting up 425 runs. The Detroit Tigers have a team OBP of .285 as well as a batting average of .229 this year. The Tigers hold a team slugging % of .337 and they score 3.32 runs per game (30th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 1,125 occasions (7th in baseball) and have accounted for 970 hits.
The Detroit pitching staff have allowed 554 runs for the season while holding a team ERA of 3.99 (495 earned runs allowed). They have yielded 121 home runs and they surrender 4.47 runs per 9 innings (18th in the league). The Tigers have a WHIP of 1.288 and have a FIP of 4.04 as a pitching staff so far this year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.36 (934 strikeouts vs 395 free passes). They rank 17th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 1,041.
With 118 save situations, the Tigers have tallied 75 holds and also 12 blown saves. Detroit has called on relievers to enter the contest in 41 save chances and they have come away with 29 saves. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 119 times in high leverage situations and also on 87 occasions with runners on. Detroit bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 28.6% out of their 147 inherited base runners. They sit at 7th in the league with a save rate of 70.7%, and they have sent 456 relievers to the mound for the season.
In 10,041 innings played, the Tigers have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.0% (13th in baseball). The Detroit Tigers have gotten 112 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .984 (24th in baseball). The Tigers have accrued 1,105 assists, 74 errors and have earned 3,347 putouts this year.
During his pro baseball career, Manning has allowed 129 base knocks while he has tallied 88 punch outs in 123 frames. Manning (5-8 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 4.74 earned run average and has surrendered 9.4 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 65 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.386 and having a FIP of 4.2. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.10 and he has gone up against 538 batters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Seattle (-205)
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