Seattle Mariners vs New York Mets Prediction, 9/1/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Seattle Mariners vs New York Mets
Date: Friday, September 1, 2023
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: SportsNet NY
Citi Field is the location where the New York Mets (61-73) will take on the Seattle Mariners (76-57) on Friday. The starting pitchers will be Logan Gilbert and Carlos Carrasco.
The Mariners have hit 241 doubles as a team and have hit 173 balls out of the stadium. Seattle owns a slugging percentage of .418 and have struck out 1,319 times, while drawing a walk on 459 occasions. As a team, the Seattle Mariners are knocking in 4.8 runs per game, which puts them at 10th in the league. They have accrued 617 RBI's in addition to 1,103 hits on the season, while their batting average comes in at .245. They have racked up 640 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .325.
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The Mariners have compiled a team earned run average of 3.64 over the course of the season (1st in the league), and the staff has rung up 1,206 batters. Mariners pitchers have surrendered 142 home runs in addition to 532 runs in total (1st in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 327 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.70 as a team on the year. Seattle has conceded 1,064 hits (8.0 per 9 innings) and 483 earned runs. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.69 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.17.
Mariners pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 119 times in addition to having 149 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have tallied 85 holds this season (4th in MLB). The Mariners relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 69.0% and has entered the game in 146 save situations. They have accumulated 40 saves so far this season and have blown 18 out of their 58 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 151 base runners for the season and 24.5% of them ended up crossing the plate. The Mariners have sent 450 relievers to the hill on the campaign.
The San Francisco Giants have a total of 3,527 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,110 assists and 63 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .987 which is 10th in pro baseball, and they have twisted 103 double plays. The Mariners have converted 69.8% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 10,581 innings on the diamond, which ranks them 8th in professional baseball.
Gilbert has taken the mound for 460 frames and has 455 strikeouts in his career. His ERA is 3.74 (191 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.133. He has given up 416 base hits (8.1 hits per nine innings) and has 105 walks. Gilbert (31-16 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.62 while facing 1,889 hitters in the majors.
The Mets have a team SLG% of .401 and they score 4.34 runs per contest (20th in MLB). They have 177 doubles, while taking a walk 451 times and notching 582 runs. New York has hit 173 HRs so far this season and 565 RBIs. They have been called out on strikes on 1,082 occasions (23rd in the league) and are sitting with 1,047 base hits. The New York Mets have accumulated a team on-base percentage of .317 and a batting average of .237 over the course of the season.
The Mets have a team WHIP of 1.379 in addition to having a FIP of 4.59 as a pitching staff for the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 8.80 (1,142 strikeouts against 503 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 17th in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 1,112. They have given up 164 long balls and they relinquish 4.78 runs per 9 innings (18th in MLB). The New York pitching staff have given up 622 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 4.45 (579 earned runs surrendered).
With 125 save situations, the Mets have tallied 76 holds in addition to 16 blown saves. New York has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 44 save chances and they have recorded 28 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 126 times in high leverage situations and also on 135 occasions with runners on base. New York relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 30.8% out of 201 inherited runners. They rank 16th in the league with a save percentage of 63.6%, and they have sent 444 relievers onto the diamond over the course of the season.
The New York Mets have gotten 113 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (21st in the majors). The Mets have recorded 1,142 assists, 71 errors and have amassed 3,457 putouts for the season. In their 10,371 innings played, the Mets hold a efficiency on defense of 68.8% (19th in the majors).
So far in his pro baseball career, Carrasco has allowed 1,500 hits while he has earned 1,573 strikeouts in 1,538 innings pitched. Carrasco (107-93 career record) holds a 4.04 ERA while giving up 8.8 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 691 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.247 and a FIP of 3.6. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.76 and he has gone up against 6,414 hitters during his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York
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