The Chicago White Sox are playing host to the Seattle Mariners at Guaranteed Rate Field. The game gets underway 2:10 p.m. ET and WGN will televise this AL showdown.
Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox Odds
Chicago (+105) is rolling into this matchup as an underdog against Seattle (-115) and oddsmakers have put the Over/Under for this game at 8.5 runs. The odds for wagering on the game’s total currently stand at -115 for the over and -105 for the under. Gamblers can also bet on the game’s runline with the current odds sitting at Mariners -1.5 runs (+130) and White Sox +1.5 runs (-150).
The Mariners have gone 7-2 SU this year and are 7-1 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 8.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline over the early portions of the year and 6.2 units ATS. The White Sox, on the other hand, are 3-3 SU and 2-3 ATS. They’ve lost 0.1 units for moneyline bettors and 3.1 units ATS.
Chicago games have an over/under record of 4-1 thus far in 2019. The Mariners have an over/under record of 6-1-1.
The right-handed Mike Leake (1-0, 3.00 ERA) will get the ball for the visiting Mariners. Leake started 31 games last year while finishing the season 10-10 overall with a 4.36 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP.
The White Sox are putting the ball in the hands of righty Lucas Giolito (1-0, 2.70 ERA), who started 32 games last year while finishing the season 10-13 overall with a 6.13 ERA and a 1.48 WHIP.
As a unit, Chicago’s pitchers have given up 5.3 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starters have an ERA of 3.97, a WHIP of 1.12 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.0. The bullpen has a 7.41 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 7.4 K/9.
Chicago’s hitters have produced 6.0 runs per contest so far this season and the team has a slash-line of .261/.343/.443 to begin the year.
Third baseman Yoan Moncada and right fielder Leury Garcia have led the way for the White Sox hitters so far. Moncada is hitting .458/.519/.875 with 11 hits, 10 RBIs and nine runs scored, while Garcia is batting .348 with eight hits, one RBI and nine runs.
In the other dugout, Seattle’s pitching staff allowed 5.4 runs per game and its starters own a 3.63 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 6.06 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.35, along with a K/9 of 8.42.
Mariners hitters have slashed .263/.361/.532 on their way to 7.1 runs scored per game this season, including over the team’s last five contests (4-1 SU).
Shortstop Tim Beckham and left fielder Domingo Santana have led Seattle’s offense. Beckham is slashing .353/.436/.735 with 12 hits, eight RBIs and nine runs scored, while Santana is hitting .297/.409/.676 with 11 hits, four homers, 13 RBIs and eight 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, as opposed to one that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the White Sox have lost 0.1 units and are 2-3 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over has cashed in four of those games, compared to one that went under.
Mariners at White Sox MLB Tip
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 managed 1.42 ERA against the White Sox last year.