Seattle Mariners at Baltimore Orioles Matchup

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The Seattle Mariners are heading east to Camden Yards to square off against the Baltimore Orioles. Mid-Atlantic Sports Network will be showing this AL matchup and the opening pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. ET.

Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles Odds

Oddsmakers have listed Seattle (-140) as the favorite over Baltimore (+130). The total sits at 9.5 runs and bettors can take either the over or the under for -110. The games most recent runline odds stand at +105 for picking the Mariners -1.5 runs and -125 for the Orioles +1.5.

The Mariners are 47-31 SU and have gone 40-37 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 15.2 units for moneyline bettors and 0.2 units ATS. The Orioles, on the other hand, are 23-53 SU and 28-47 ATS. They’ve lost 27.3 units for moneyline bettors and 24.4 units ATS.

Orioles games have a 31-42-2 over/under record thus far in 2018. Seattle has an over/under record of 40-36-1.

The right-handed Felix Hernandez is projected to start for Seattle. Hernandez is 6-6 with a 5.14 ERA and 76 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Orioles this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.

The Orioles will put the ball in the right hand of Andrew Cashner (2-8, 4.72 ERA), who’s got 64 strikeouts and 34 walks as well as a 1.64 WHIP. Cashner made five starts against the Mariners in 2017, compiling a 2-2 record with a 4.23 ERA and 15 strikeouts.

As a unit, Baltimore’s pitchers have given up 5.2 runs per game overall this year. The teams starting pitching staff has a 5.24 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.31 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 8.2 K/9.

The Baltimore offense is putting up 3.7 runs per outing, including 4.7 per game over its last 10 games and 5.0 per game over its last five. The team has hit .223/.270/.424 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that span.

The Orioles hitters have been led by right fielder Adam Jones and shortstop Manny Machado. Jones is slashing .294/.319/.455 with 10 home runs, 31 RBIs and 32 runs scored, and Machado’s line sits at .301/.371/.558 with 19 homers, 55 RBIs and 36 runs.

For the visiting squad, Seattle’s pitching staff allowed 4.3 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.12 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 7.92 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.00, along with a WHIP of 1.24.

Mariners hitters have slashed .259/.323/.421 on their way to 4.4 runs scored per game in 2018, including 3.9 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 5.0 per game over the teams last five contests (1-4 SU).

Seattle’s offensive production has been sparked by shortstop Jean Segura and right fielder Dee Gordon. The speedy Segura is hitting .334/.359/.480 with six home runs, 44 RBIs, 52 runs and 14 stolen bases, while Gordon (.287/.308/.355) has produced one homers, 18 RBIs, 35 runs and 19 stolen bases.

The Mariners have gained 14.8 units and are 26-25 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has hit in 29 of those games, compared to 22 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Orioles have lost 21.8 units and are 17-31 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 20 of those games, compared to 27 which went under the total.

Seattle Mariners at Baltimore Orioles MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Mariners, ATS Winner – Mariners, O/U – UNDER

Betting Notes

  • The under has hit in four of Seattle’s last seven games.
  • Seattle has recorded 20.5 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 25.4 over its last five.
  • The Mariners have hit eight home runs in their last 10 games. The Orioles have hit 14 over their last 10.