Seattle Mariners vs New York Mets Prediction, 5/14/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs New York Mets
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+130) New York (-150)
The New York Mets (22-11) are hosting the Seattle Mariners (14-18) at Citi Field on Saturday. The moneyline on this matchup has Seattle at +130 and New York is sitting at -150. The total is set at 7.5. The starting pitchers are George Kirby and Chris Bassitt.
The Mariners have earned 45 doubles as a team and have hit 31 baseballs out of the park. Seattle has a slugging % of .371 and have been called out on strikes 261 times, while drawing a walk on 118 occasions. As a unit, the Seattle Mariners are compiling 3.9 runs per contest, which ranks them 20th in MLB. They have compiled 121 runs batted in and 244 base knocks on the campaign, and their batting average comes in at .230. They have accounted for 125 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .313.
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The Mariners have an ERA of 3.84 on the year (20th in baseball), and their staff has rung up 279 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 103 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.27 as a team this year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.71 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.26. Mariners pitchers have allowed 42 home runs and 134 total runs (21st in the league).
Mariners pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 26 times as well as having 26 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have tallied 14 holds this year (23rd in baseball). The Mariners bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 50.0% and has come into the game in 22 save situations. They have recorded 4 saves on the year and have blown 4 of their 8 chances to save the game. The relief pitchers have inherited 29 base runners for the year with 20.7% of those players crossed the plate. The Mariners have sent 111 relievers to the mound for the season.
The Mariners have converted 70.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 2,529 innings on the field, which ranks them 16th in pro baseball. The Seattle Mariners have amassed 843 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 265 assists and 15 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .987 which has them sitting 12th in professional baseball, and they have turned 27 double plays.
Kirby (0-0 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 0.79 and he has faced 21 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 4 base knocks (6.0 hits per nine innings) and has 0 walks. His ERA is 0.00 (0 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 0.667. Kirby has thrown 6 innings and has earned 7 K's thus far in his career.
The New York Mets have accounted for an OBP of .334 and a team batting average of .254 so far this year. They have struck out on 251 occasions (22nd in baseball) and have notched a total of 281 base knocks. New York has accounted for 27 HRs this season and 136 RBIs. The Mets have a slugging percentage of .378 and they average 4.45 runs per game (8th in MLB). They have hit 50 two-baggers, while walking 113 times as well as scoring 147 runs.
The Mets are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.072 in addition to having a FIP of 3.31 as a staff so far this year. They are currently ranked 7th in baseball as a staff in total hits allowed with 226. The New York pitching staff have surrendered 111 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 3.29 (107 earned runs surrendered). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.59 (316 strikeouts vs 88 free passes). They have conceded 30 dingers and they yield 3.41 runs per 9 innings (4th in baseball).
New York relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 41.4% out of their 29 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 24 times in high leverage situations in addition to 26 occasions with runners on base. Sitting with 37 save situations, the Mets have accumulated 23 holds and also 4 blown saves. They rank 12th in baseball holding a save percentage of 71.4%, and they have dispatched 98 relievers to the hill on the campaign. New York has had relievers enter the game in 14 save opportunities and they have earned 10 saves.
The New York Mets have turned 22 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .990 (3rd in pro baseball). The Mets have accrued 267 assists, 12 errors and are sitting with 879 putouts so far this year. In 2,637 innings on the field, the Mets have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 72.3% (5th in the majors).
Bassitt (35-27 career mark) holds a 3.40 earned run average and has given up 7.9 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.88 and he has faced 2,490 batters during his career. He has given up a total of 224 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.197 and a FIP of 3.8. During his MLB career, Bassitt has conceded 521 base knocks and he has 542 punch outs in 592 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (+130)
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