Seattle Mariners vs Tampa Bay Rays Prediction, 4/27/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Tampa Bay Rays
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Location: Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+105) Tampa Bay (-125)
The Tampa Bay Rays (9-7) host the Seattle Mariners (10-6) at Tropicana Field on Wednesday. The line on this contest has the Mariners at +105 while the Rays are priced at -125. The over/under comes in at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Marco Gonzales and Drew Rasmussen.
Seattle has a slugging percentage of .403 and have struck out 130 times, while taking a walk on 76 occasions. They have tallied 76 runs batted in in addition to 129 base knocks so far this year, while their average at the plate is at .240. The Mariners have accumulated 28 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 18 baseballs out of the park. They have notched a total of 77 runs scored and have an OBP of .340. As a squad, the Seattle Mariners are notching 4.8 runs per outing, which has them sitting at 5th in baseball.
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Mariners pitchers have given up 19 home runs in addition to 59 runs in total (10th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 44 batters and their FIP sits at 3.91 as a squad for the season. Their K/BB ratio is 3.09 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.12. The Mariners have a team ERA of 2.96 so far this season (5th in the league), and the staff has struck out 136 hitters.
The Mariners have dispatched 57 relief pitchers to the hill this year. The relievers have inherited 12 runners over the course of the season with 41.7% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have accumulated 3 saves over the course of the season and have blown 3 out of their 6 chances to save the game. The Mariners relievers have compiled a save rate of 50.0% and has come into the game in 16 save situations. The relief pitchers are sitting with 10 holds this year (12th in the league). Mariners bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 12 times as well as having 19 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Seattle Mariners have notched a total of 429 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 134 assists and 10 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .983 which puts them in 22nd in the majors, and have earned 16 double plays. The Mariners have turned 72.5% of balls in play into outs out of 1,287 innings, which has them ranked 7th in pro baseball.
Gonzales has taken the ball for 673 frames and has tallied 541 punch outs during his career. Gonzales (52-34 career win-loss record) has a FIP of 4.26 while he has faced 2,835 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.05 (303 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.266. He has surrendered 680 hits (9.1 hits per nine innings) with 173 walks.
Tampa Bay has a total of 13 HRs on the year as well as 67 runs batted in. They have 30 doubles, while walking 54 times and putting up 71 runs. The Tampa Bay Rays have a team OBP of .318 as well as a team batting average of .244 for the season. The Rays have a team SLG% of .390 and they are scoring 4.44 runs per contest (10th in baseball). They have struck out on 143 occasions (15th in baseball) and have earned a total of 129 base hits.
The Rays have a team WHIP of 1.115 in addition to having a FIP of 3.55 as a staff this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.04 (146 strikeouts against 48 walks). They come in at 3rd in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 107. They have given up 15 long balls and they concede 4.08 runs per 9 innings (15th in the league). The Tampa Bay pitching staff have surrendered 63 runs on the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.43 (53 earned runs given up).
Tampa Bay has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 6 save opportunities and they have come away with 4 saves. They are currently ranked 19th in baseball holding a save percentage of 66.7%, and they have dispatched 60 relievers to the mound for the year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 17 times in high leverage situations and also on 16 occasions with runners on. Tampa Bay relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 21.7% out of 23 inherited runners. With 16 save situations, the Rays have accumulated 10 holds and 2 blown saves.
The Tampa Bay Rays have turned 8 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (20th in pro baseball). The Rays have racked up 133 assists, 9 errors and have amassed 417 putouts for the season. In 1,251 innings on the field, the Rays have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 72.5% (6th in the majors).
Thus far in his career, Rasmussen has surrendered 86 base hits while totaling 103 strikeouts in 103 frames. Rasmussen (5-2 career mark) has a 3.57 ERA while allowing 7.5 hits per 9 innings. He has allowed 41 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.190 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.78 and he has gone up against 431 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (+105)
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