The Houston Astros (12-11) will face the Seattle Mariners (12-11) at Minute Maid Park on Wednesday. The money line for this game is +150 for Seattle and -170 for Houston. The overall number of points has been set at 7.5.
The Mariners have hit 37 two-baggers and knocked 23 balls out of the park as a team. Seattle has a.389 batting average and has struck out 190 times while getting 94 walks. The Seattle Mariners are averaging 4.4 runs per game, which ranks them 10th in Major League Baseball. They have a team batting average of.237 and have a total of 99 RBIs and 182 base hits this season. They’ve scored 102 runs and have an on-base percentage of.326 as a club.
Pitchers in the Mariners bullpen have faced runners on base 17 times and have made 19 appearances in high-leverage situations. This season, the bullpen has a total of 11 holds (19th in the league). The Mariners bullpen has a save percentage of 50.0 percent and has appeared in 17 save situations this season. They have three saves this season and have failed to save three of their six opportunities. For the season, the bullpen pitchers have inherited 19 base runners, with 26.3 percent of them scoring. This season, the Mariners have sent 78 relievers to the mound.
In 1,809 innings, the Mariners have converted 71.3 percent of balls hit into play into outs, ranking them 11th in the majors. The Seattle Mariners have 603 putouts, 188 assists, and 14 mistakes on the season. They have a fielding percentage of.983, which is good for 20th in baseball, and they have turned 21 double plays.
This season, the Houston Astros have an OBP of.288 and a batting average of.216. They’ve struck out 189 times, which ranks them 20th in MLB, and have 166 hits. This season, Houston has hit 27 home runs and driven in 83 runs. The Astros have a.375 team SLG percentage and average 3.70 runs per game (21st in MLB). They’ve hit 37 doubles and walked 75 batters while scoring 85 runs.
So far this season, Houston’s pitching staff has given up 86 runs and has a 3.43 ERA (77 earned runs yielded). They’ve given up 21 long balls and 3.83 runs per nine innings (10th in baseball). The Astros have a team WHIP of 1.183 and a team FIP of 3.91 this season. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.60 at the moment (182 strikeouts vs 70 walks). With 169 total hits surrendered, they are presently placed 13th in the league as a pitching staff.
The Astros have 15 holds and two failed saves in 23 save situations. In eight save opportunities, relief pitchers have entered the game and earned six saves. Their relievers have entered the game 28 times in high-leverage situations and 20 times with runners on base. Out of 30 inherited runners, Houston bullpen relievers have a 33.3 percent inherited score rate. They had 81 bullpen relievers on the field this season, which ranks them 10th in the league with a save rate of 75.0 percent.
The Astros have turned 20 double plays and have a.990 fielding percentage (6th in pro baseball). The Astros have a total of 607 putouts this season, with 183 assists, 8 errors, and a total of 183 assists. The Astros had a defensive efficiency of 72.2 percent in 1,821 innings played (6th in pro baseball).
Pick: Take Seattle (+150)