Seattle Mariners vs Tampa Bay Rays Prediction, 4/26/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Tampa Bay Rays
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Location: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-105) Tampa Bay (-115)
Tropicana Field is the location where the Tampa Bay Rays (9-7) will meet the Seattle Mariners (10-6) on Tuesday. The odds on this game have Seattle at -105 and Tampa Bay is opening at -115. The betting total comes in at 8.5. The starting pitchers are Logan Gilbert and Josh Fleming.
Seattle is slugging .401 and have been rung up 130 times, while taking a walk on 76 occasions. They have amassed 76 runs batted in in addition to 128 hits on the campaign, and their average at the plate is sitting at .238. The Mariners have earned 28 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 18 baseballs out of the park. They have 77 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .338. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are putting up 4.8 runs per game, which ranks them 6th in baseball.
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Mariners pitchers have conceded 19 long balls and also 59 total runs (11th in MLB). They have walked 44 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.94 as a squad so far this season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.09 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.12. The Mariners have an ERA of 2.96 on the year (6th in the league), and their staff has rung up 136 batters.
The Mariners have dispatched 57 relievers to the hill this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 12 base runners so far this season with 41.7% of them crossed the plate. They have earned 3 saves this season and have blown 3 out of their 6 chances to get a save. The Mariners relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 50.0% and has come into the game in 16 save situations. The relievers have tallied 10 holds so far this season (12th in the league). Mariners bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 12 times in addition to having 19 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Seattle Mariners have accounted for 429 putouts so far this season, in addition to 134 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which ranks 22nd in pro baseball, and they have turned 16 double plays. The Mariners have turned 72.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of 1,287 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting 7th in MLB.
Gilbert (8-5 record in his career) holds a FIP of 3.57 while he has gone up against 567 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has surrendered 125 base hits (8.3 hits per nine innings) and has 29 free passes. His ERA is 4.17 (63 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.132. Gilbert has thrown 136 innings and is sitting with 143 K's during his pro baseball career.
The Tampa Bay Rays have a team on-base percentage of .318 in addition to a team batting average of .244 for the year. They have struck out on 143 occasions (12th in baseball) and have earned 129 base hits. Tampa Bay is sitting with 13 home runs this year as well as 67 RBIs. The Rays hold a slugging percentage of .390 and they score 4.44 runs per game (10th in baseball). They have hit 30 doubles, while walking 54 times as well as earning 71 runs.
The Rays hold a team WHIP of 1.115 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.57 as a squad so far this season. They come in at 5th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 107. The Tampa Bay pitching staff have conceded 63 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 3.43 (53 earned runs yielded). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.04 (146 strikeouts against 48 walks). They have given up 15 long balls and they surrender 4.08 runs per 9 innings (16th in the league).
With 16 save situations, the Rays have tallied 10 holds in addition to 2 blown saves. Tampa Bay has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 6 save opportunities and they have tallied 4 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 17 times in high leverage situations and on 16 occasions with runners on. Tampa Bay bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 21.7% out of their 23 inherited base runners. They are currently ranked 20th in the league with a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have sent 60 relievers onto the diamond on the campaign.
The Tampa Bay Rays have turned 8 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .984 (21st in professional baseball). The Rays have recorded 133 assists, 9 errors and have earned 417 putouts on the season. In 1,251 innings on the diamond, the Rays have earned a defensive efficiency of 72.5% (6th in baseball).
So far in his career, Fleming has allowed 152 base hits while totaling 103 strikeouts in 146 innings. He has given up a total of 75 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.309 and a FIP of 4.2. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.58 and he has faced 623 hitters so far in his pro baseball career. Fleming (17-9 career mark) has a 4.60 earned run average and has conceded 9.3 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (-105)
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