Seattle Mariners vs. San Diego Padres Betting Preview

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The Seattle Mariners are ready to face off against the San Diego Padres in a Wednesday day game. This interleague showdown begins at 3:40 p.m. ET and you can catch the game on either RTNW or FSSD.

Seattle Mariners at San Diego Padres Odds

San Diego (receiving -170 odds) is a pretty significant favorite against Seattle and oddsmakers have put the Over/Under for this one at 8.5 runs (-105 for the under and -115 for the over). Gamblers can also wager on the game’s runline with the current odds standing at -135 for the Mariners +1.5 runs and +115 for the Padres -1.5.

The Padres are 13-11 straight up (SU) and 9-14 against the spread (ATS). The team has lost 1.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 5.6 units ATS. San Diego hasn’t covered the spread in any of its last seven games and the total has gone under in five of those seven. The Mariners are 16-10 SU and have gone 16-9 against the spread. In total, the team’s accumulated 9.1 units for bettors taking the moneyline in the season’s early going and 5.8 units ATS. Seattle has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven.

San Diego games have a 9-13-1 over/under record so far in 2019. The Mariners have been a decent over bet with a total record of 17-6-2.

Right-hander Felix Hernandez is getting the nod for the visiting Mariners. Hernandez is 1-1 with a 4.91 ERA and 13 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Padres this year and only made one start against them in 2018 (0-1, 2.57 ERA and nine strikeouts across seven innings).

The Padres will turn to righty Chris Paddack (0-1, 2.25 ERA), who’s got 21 punchouts and seven walks, along with a WHIP of 0.80. Paddack did not appear in the majors last season.

As a unit, San Diego’s pitching staff has allowed 4.0 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starting pitching staff has a 3.60 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.00 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 10.2 K/9.

San Diego’s hitters have produced 3.5 runs per outing, including 3.0 per game over its last 10 games and 3.0 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .206/.243/.364 over its last five matchups and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.

Shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. and left fielder Wil Myers have led the charge for the Padres’ offense this year. Tatis Jr. is slashing .301/.366/.590 with six home runs, 13 RBIs and 12 runs scored, and Myers has produced a line of .300/.341/.538 with five homers, 11 RBIs and 11 runs.

In the visiting dugout, Seattle’s pitching staff allowed 5.2 runs per game and its starters own a 4.19 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 6.53 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.96, along with a WHIP of 1.33 and a K-per-9 of 9.61.

Mariners hitters have slashed .263/.347/.510 on their way to 6.3 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.0 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 6.2 per game over the team’s last five contests (3-2 SU).

Outfielders Domingo Santana and Mitch Haniger have led Seattle’s hitters. Santana is slashing .308/.376/.500 with five home runs, 27 RBIs and 13 runs scored, while Haniger is hitting .274/.336/.594 with seven homers, 18 RBIs and 26 runs scored.

The Mariners have gained 6.8 units and are 14-8 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has cashed in 14 of those games, compared to six that’ve hit the under against righty starters. On the other hand, the Padres have lost 3.9 units and are 5-13 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over has cashed in seven of those games, compared to 10 that went under the total.

Mariners vs. Padres MLB Tip

Predictions: SU Winner – Padres, ATS Winner – Mariners, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The over has cashed in four of Seattle’s last seven games.
  • The Mariners have a team OPS of .857 this season and an OPS of .831 when facing right-handed pitchers. The Padres’ OPS sits at .699 overall and .681 versus righties.
  • Seattle has recorded 18.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 24.2 over its last five.
  • The Mariners have hit 19 home runs in their last 10 games, including 14 over their last five.