Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction, 10/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Friday, October 7, 2022
Location: Rogers Centre in Toronto, ON
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (+125) Toronto (-150)
Rogers Centre is the site where the Toronto Blue Jays (92-70) will compete against the Seattle Mariners (90-72) on Friday. The odds on this game have the Mariners at +125 and the Blue Jays are priced at -150. The total has been set at 7.5. The men taking the mound will be Luis Castillo and Alek Manoah.
The Mariners have tallied 229 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 197 baseballs out of the park. Seattle has a slugging % of .390 and have struck out 1,397 times, while drawing a walk on 596 occasions. As a squad, the Seattle Mariners are putting up 4.3 runs per game, which has them at 18th in the league. They have recorded 664 RBI's and 1,237 hits so far this season, while their batting average comes in at .230. They have accumulated 690 runs and hold an OBP of .315.
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Mariners pitchers have conceded 186 home runs and 623 total runs (7th in baseball). They have walked 447 batters and their FIP is 3.90 as a unit this year. Their K/BB ratio is 3.11 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.19. The Mariners are sitting with a team ERA of 3.59 for the season (8th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 1,391 hitters.
Mariners relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 126 times in addition to having 175 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 92 holds for the season (11th in the league). The Mariners bullpen have recorded a save rate of 72.7% and stepped onto the hill in 148 save situations. They have recorded 40 saves on the campaign and have blown 15 of their 55 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 163 base runners on the campaign with 27.6% of them crossed the plate. The Mariners have sent 536 relievers to the hill on the season.
The Seattle Mariners have a total of 4,341 putouts this year, in addition to 1,317 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .988 which is 5th in the majors, and have a total of 114 double plays. The Mariners have converted 71.0% of balls in play into outs out of 13,023 innings on the diamond, ranking them 4th in MLB.
Castillo (48-55 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.64 while he has faced 3,558 batters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 722 base hits (7.6 hits per nine innings) with 304 walks. His ERA is 3.59 (342 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.196. Castillo has pitched in 857 innings and has 937 punch outs during his pro baseball career.
The Blue Jays hold a slugging % of .431 and they are earning 4.78 runs per contest (4th in the league). They have 307 doubles, while getting a free base 500 times and scoring 775 runs. Toronto has hit 200 HRs on the campaign to go along with 756 RBIs. They have struck out on 1,242 occasions (25th in baseball) and have recorded 1,464 base hits. The Toronto Blue Jays have tallied an OBP of .329 and a batting average of .264 this year.
The Toronto pitching staff have conceded 679 runs for the season and come in with a team ERA of 3.87 (620 earned runs surrendered). They have given up 180 home runs and they surrender 4.24 runs per 9 innings (13th in the league). The Blue Jays are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.235 with a FIP of 3.85 as a squad on the campaign. Their K/BB ratio is 3.28 (1,390 strikeouts against 424 free passes). They come in at 21st in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,356.
Toronto has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 73 save chances and they have tallied 46 saves. They are ranked 16th in the league with a save rate of 63.0%, and they have sent 585 bullpen pitchers to the hill so far this year. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill 182 times in high leverage situations and also on 161 occasions with runners on. Toronto bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 24.8% of 246 inherited runners. With 170 save situations, the Blue Jays have 94 holds in addition to 27 blown saves.
The Toronto Blue Jays have turned 120 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .986 (11th in MLB). The Blue Jays have accrued 1,348 assists, 82 errors and have accounted for 4,324 putouts so far this year. In their 12,972 innings on the diamond, the Blue Jays are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.1% (20th in pro baseball).
During his pro baseball career, Manoah has given up 221 base hits while earning 307 strikeouts in 308 frames. He has allowed 89 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.012 and having a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.37 and he has gone up against 1,245 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. Manoah (25-9 career win-loss mark) holds a 2.60 ERA while surrendering 6.5 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (+125)
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