Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners Prediction, 6/30/2023 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners
Date: Friday, June 30, 2023
Location: T-Mobile Park in Seattle, WA
TV: Root Sports Northwest
The Tampa Bay Rays (55-28) are on their way to T-Mobile Park on Friday where they will attempt to beat the Seattle Mariners (38-41). The pitchers expected to start will be Shane McClanahan and Bryce Miller.
As a team, the Tampa Bay Rays are scoring 5.5 runs per outing, which has them at 2nd in MLB. They are sitting with 458 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .336. The Rays have tallied 152 two-baggers as a team and have hit 124 balls out of the park. They have accrued 436 RBI's in addition to 735 hits so far this year, and their team batting average is sitting at .264. Tampa Bay has a slugging percentage of .459 and have struck out 698 times, while drawing a walk on 273 occasions.
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The Rays hold a team earned run average of 3.62 so far this season (3rd in MLB), and the staff has rung up 726 hitters. Rays pitchers have allowed 85 long balls and also 311 runs in total (1st in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 264 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.02 as a unit for the year. Tampa Bay has yielded 613 base knocks (7.5 per 9 innings) and also 295 earned runs. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.75 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.20.
The Rays relief pitchers have earned a save percentage of 61.0% and has entered the game in 86 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 102 runners so far this season and 25.5% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. Rays relief pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 64 times in addition to having 78 appearances in high leverage situations. The Rays have sent 269 relief pitchers to the hill on the year. The relievers have a total of 45 holds on the season (11th in MLB). They have tallied 25 saves so far this year and have not converted 16 of their 41 chances to get a save.
The Tampa Bay Rays have notched a total of 2,199 putouts thus far, as well as 764 assists and 35 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .988 which puts them in 5th in baseball, and have 68 double plays. The Rays have converted 71.6% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 6,597 innings on the field, which ranks them 1st in professional baseball.
McClanahan has taken the hill for 382 innings and has racked up 435 strikeouts so far in his pro baseball career. McClanahan (33-15 career record) has a FIP of 3.26 while going up against 1,532 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 2.75 (117 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.084. He has conceded 305 hits (7.2 hits per 9 innings) with 110 free passes.
Seattle has a total of 92 home runs this year to go along with 340 RBIs. They have put up 125 doubles, while walking 266 times as well as notching 353 runs. The Seattle Mariners are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .307 as well as a team batting average of .229 for the year. The Mariners have a team slugging percentage of .386 and they score 4.47 runs per contest (16th in MLB). They have been rung up on 771 occasions (2nd in the league) and have notched a total of 607 base hits.
The Mariners are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.201 with a FIP of 3.70 as a team for the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 9.00 (710 strikeouts vs 211 walks). They come in at 8th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 638. They have surrendered 79 homers and they relinquish 4.21 runs per 9 innings (10th in the league). The Seattle pitching staff have surrendered 331 runs for the season while having an ERA of 3.81 (299 earned runs conceded).
Seattle has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 29 save opportunities and they have converted 17 saves. They rank 22nd in baseball with a save percentage of 58.6%, and they have sent 267 bullpen pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 81 times in high leverage situations in addition to 78 occasions with runners on base. Seattle relievers hold an inherited score rate of 24.5% out of their 98 inherited base runners. With 73 save situations, the Mariners have accrued 43 holds in addition to 12 blown saves.
Out of their 6,363 innings on the field, the Mariners have a efficiency on defense of 69.5% (12th in baseball). The Seattle Mariners have gotten 60 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .987 (9th in pro baseball). The Mariners have accrued 687 assists, 37 errors and are sitting with 2,121 putouts on the campaign.
During his MLB career, Miller has allowed 43 hits while he has tallied 49 punch outs in 55 innings pitched. He has allowed a total of 24 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 0.970 and a FIP of 3.4. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.45 and he has faced 218 opposing batters so far in his MLB career. Miller (5-3 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a 3.88 ERA while allowing 7.0 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Tampa Bay
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