Seattle Mariners vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, 4/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Minnesota Twins
Date: Sunday, April 10, 2022
Location: Target Field in Minneapolis, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+120) Minnesota (-140)
Target Field is where the Minnesota Twins (73-89 last year) will attempt to beat the Seattle Mariners (90-72 last season) on Sunday. The line on this contest has the Mariners at +120 and the Twins are sitting at -140. The over/under has been set at 8.5. The pitchers taking the mound are Marco Gonzales and Bailey Ober.
As a squad, the Seattle Mariners earned 4.3 runs per outing, which ranked them 23rd in MLB. They notched a total of 697 runs scored and held an on-base percentage of .303. The Mariners earned 233 doubles as a team and hit 199 baseballs out of the stadium. They compiled 673 RBI's and 1,209 base knocks over the course of the prior season, and their batting average finished at .226. Seattle had a slugging percentage of .385 and were rung up 1,492 times, while being walked on 535 occasions.
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Mariners pitchers surrendered 197 home runs and 748 runs (17th in MLB). Their pitching staff walked 485 players from the other team and their FIP was 4.26 as a team for the prior year. They earned a K/BB ratio of 2.74 and the pitching staff recorded a WHIP of 1.28. The Mariners held a team ERA of 4.30 for the prior year (16th in MLB), and they rung up 1,328 hitters.
Mariners bullpen pitchers entered the contest with players on base 166 times in addition to having 212 games in high leverage situations. The bullpen finished with 100 holds in the previous season (5th in MLB). The Mariners relief pitchers earned a save rate of 60.7% and stepped onto the mound in 184 save situations. They tallied 51 saves over the course of the prior season and did not convert 33 of their 84 save opportunities. The bullpen inherited 227 base runners for the previous season and 29.5% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Mariners dispatched 584 relievers to the mound over the course of last season.
The Seattle Mariners had a total of 4,321 putouts during the previous year, in addition to 1,384 assists and 79 errors. Their fielding percentage finished at .986 which ranked 8th in pro baseball, and accumulated 135 double plays. The Mariners turned 69.9% of baseballs in play into outs out of 12,963 innings on the diamond, which had them ranked 10th in professional baseball.
Gonzales (51-33 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 4.23 and he has gone up against 2,771 hitters in the major leagues. He has conceded 664 base hits (9.1 hits per 9 innings) and has had 170 free passes. His earned run average is 4.06 (298 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.264. Gonzales has taken the mound for 660 innings and has tallied 528 punch outs during his MLB career.
The Minnesota Twins tallied an on-base percentage of .314 in addition to a batting average of .241 for the prior year. They were called out on strikes on 1,405 instances (14th in the league) and were sitting with 1,311 base knocks. Minnesota accumulated 228 home runs for the previous season in addition to 690 runs batted in. The Twins held a slugging % of .423 and they were recording 4.50 runs per game (14th in the league). They recorded 271 two-baggers, while getting a free base 525 times and scoring 729 runs.
The Twins had a WHIP of 1.322 in addition to having a FIP of 4.66 as a unit in the previous season. They earned a K/BB ratio of 2.72 (1,317 strikeouts vs 484 bases on balls). They had a ranking of 24th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 1,392. They allowed 239 homers and they relinquished 5.29 runs per 9 innings (25th in the league). The Minnesota pitching staff given up 834 runs for the previous season while having an ERA of 4.83 (762 earned runs yielded).
Minnesota bullpen pitchers had an inherited score percentage of 43.8% out of their 178 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers took the field 175 times in high leverage situations in addition to 132 occasions with runners on base. Finishing with 154 save situations, the Twins earned 89 holds and also 21 blown saves. They ranked 5th in the league with a save percentage of 66.7%, and they dispatched 529 bullpen pitchers to the hill last year. Minnesota called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 63 save opportunities and they came away with 42 saves.
Minnesota Twins turned 139 double plays and accounted for a fielding rate of .982 (28th in professional baseball). The Twins recorded 1,420 assists, 107 errors and earned a total of 4,258 putouts for the previous season. In 12,774 innings on the diamond, the Twins finished with a defensive efficiency of 69.2% (19th in pro baseball).
So far in his MLB career, Ober has allowed 92 base knocks while he has totaled 96 strikeouts in 92 frames. Ober (3-3 career win-loss mark) has earned a 4.19 ERA and has allowed 9.0 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 43 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.202 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. His strikeout to walk ratio is 5.05 and he has gone up against 379 opposing batters so far in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Minnesota (-140)
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