Tim Beckham and the Seattle Mariners are heading east to Guaranteed Rate Field to play the Chicago White Sox. NBC Sports Chicago is in line to televise this AL matchup and the action gets underway at 2:10 p.m. ET.
Seattle Mariners at Chicago White Sox Odds
Seattle (-115) is the favorite against Chicago (+105) and Vegas has put the Over/Under for this day game at 8.5 runs (-105 for the over and -115 for the under). There’s a runline of Mariners -1.5 (+130) and White Sox +1.5 (-150) for this matchup.
The Mariners have gone 7-1 SU this year and are 7-1 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 8.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline in the season’s early going and 6.2 units ATS. The White Sox, on the other hand, are 2-3 SU and 2-3 ATS. They’ve lost 0.1 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 3.1 units ATS.
Chicago games have an over/under record of 4-1 in 2019. The Mariners have an over/under record of 6-1-1.
Yusei Kikuchi (0-0, 2.53 ERA) will get the nod for the visiting Mariners. The left-handed Kikuchi did not accumulate any Major League pitching stats in 2018.
The White Sox are turning to righty Reynaldo Lopez (0-1, 9.00 ERA), who started 32 games last year and finished the season 7-10 overall with a 3.91 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP.
Seattle’s pitching staff allowed 4.9 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 3.26 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 5.94 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 3.54, along with a WHIP of 1.23.
The Mariners offense has slashed .264/.363/.520 on its way to 7.0 runs scored per game this year, including over the team’s last five outings (4-1 SU).
Seattle’s hitters have been paced by shortstop Tim Beckham and left fielder Domingo Santana. Beckham is slashing .379/.471/.793 with 11 hits, eight RBIs and eight runs scored, while Santana has a .303 average with 10 hits, three homers, 11 RBIs and seven runs scored.
In the home-team dugout, Chicago’s pitching staff has given up 4.8 runs per game overall this year. The team’s starting pitching staff has a 2.79 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and 9.0 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has an 8.31 ERA, 1.62 WHIP and 6.9 K/9.
Chicago’s offense is putting up 5.2 runs per contest so far this season and the team’s hit .237/.320/.387 to begin the year.
The White Sox offense has been led by third baseman Yoan Moncada and outfielder Leury Garcia. Moncada is hitting .450/.522/.900 with nine hits, six RBIs and nine runs scored, while Garcia’s line sits at .368/.368/.421 with seven hits, one RBI and six runs scored.
The Mariners have gained 4.7 units and are 5-1 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in four of those games, compared to one that’ve hit the under against lefty starters.
Mariners vs. White Sox Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – White Sox, ATS Winner – White Sox, O/U – OVER
- The Mariners went 4-2 SU against the White Sox last season.
- The Mariners’ bullpen posted 1.42 ERA against the White Sox last year.