Seattle Mariners vs New York Mets Prediction, 5/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs New York Mets
Date: Friday, May 13, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
The Seattle Mariners (14-18) are en route to Citi Field on Friday where they will attempt to defeat the New York Mets (21-11). The expected starting pitchers will be Marco Gonzales and Max Scherzer.
Seattle has a slugging % of .371 and have struck out 261 times, while drawing a walk on 118 occasions. They have 121 RBI's as well as 244 hits on the campaign, while their average at the plate is .230. The Mariners have tallied 45 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 31 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned a total of 125 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .313. As a squad, the Seattle Mariners are putting up 3.9 runs/g, which has them sitting at 19th in MLB.
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The Mariners hold a team ERA of 3.84 so far this season (19th in MLB), and they have struck out 279 batters. They have walked 103 hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.27 as a squad this season. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.71 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.26. Mariners pitchers have conceded 42 home runs and also 134 runs (22nd in baseball).
Mariners pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 26 times in addition to having 26 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have a total of 14 holds over the course of the season (22nd in MLB). The Mariners bullpen have a save percentage of 50.0% and has come into the game in 22 save situations. They have accumulated 4 saves this year and have blown 4 of 8 save opportunities. The relievers have inherited 29 base runners this year and 20.7% of those runners crossed the plate. The Mariners have dispatched 111 relief pitchers to the mound this year.
The Mariners have transformed 70.6% of balls hit into play into outs in their 2,529 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 16th in baseball. The Seattle Mariners are sitting with 843 putouts this year, as well as 265 assists and 15 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .987 which is 12th in baseball, and have a total of 27 double plays.
Gonzales has pitched in 685 innings and has racked up 545 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 4.06 (309 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.277. He has conceded 695 base knocks (9.1 hits per nine innings) with 180 free passes. Gonzales (52-37 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.34 while facing 2,890 hitters during his time in the majors.
New York has a total of 26 home runs so far this year to go along with 132 RBIs. They have hit 50 doubles, while walking 108 times and scoring 143 runs. The New York Mets have tallied a team OBP of .334 and a team batting average of .256 so far this year. The Mets hold a team slugging percentage of .381 and they are earning 4.47 runs per contest (8th in MLB). They have struck out on 245 instances (22nd in MLB) and have 276 base knocks.
The Mets have a team WHIP of 1.088 in addition to having a FIP of 3.29 as a squad this season. They come in at 9th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 222. The New York pitching staff have allowed 110 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 3.36 (106 earned runs relinquished). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.57 (311 strikeouts against 87 walks). They have given up 29 homers and they give up 3.49 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball).
New York has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 14 save chances and they have tallied 10 saves. They are ranked 13th in the league with a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have sent 96 relievers onto the diamond on the year. Their relievers have stepped onto the hill 24 times in high leverage situations and also on 26 occasions with runners on. New York relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 41.4% out of 29 inherited base runners. Sitting with 36 save situations, the Mets have tallied 22 holds and also 4 blown saves.
The New York Mets have turned 21 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .989 (6th in the majors). The Mets have accrued 253 assists, 12 errors and have amassed 852 putouts on the season. In their 2,556 innings on the diamond, the Mets hold a defensive efficiency of 71.8% (7th in baseball).
Scherzer (194-98 career mark) holds a 3.15 earned run average and has conceded 7.3 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 4.47 and he has faced 10,409 opposing hitters during his career. He has surrendered 902 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.082 and having a FIP of 3.1. During his pro baseball career, Scherzer has allowed 2,098 base hits while he has earned 3,069 punch outs in 2,573 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle
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