Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees Betting Preview

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The New York Yankees are playing host to the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium. The game gets going at 7:05 p.m. ET and this AL matchup will be shown on both RTNW and YES.

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees Odds

New York (-180) is favored against Seattle (+170) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this one at 9.5 runs (+105 for the under and -125 for the over). Gamblers can also wager on the games spread with the current runline odds standing at -130 for the Mariners +1.5 runs and +110 for the Yankees -1.5.

The Mariners are 46-27 SU and are 38-34 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 17.6 units for moneyline bettors and 2.5 units ATS. The Yankees, on the other hand, are 48-22 SU and 38-31 ATS. They’ve gained 11.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 5.6 units ATS.

Yankees games have an over/under record of 31-35-3 so far in 2018. The Mariners have an over/under record of 38-33-1.

Right-hander Felix Hernandez is getting the nod for the visiting Mariners. Hernandez is 6-6 with a 5.44 ERA and 70 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Yankees this year and only made one start against them in 2017 (0-1, 1.29 ERA and nine strikeouts over seven innings).

The Yankees are putting the ball in the hands of Jonathan Loaisiga (1-0, 0.00 ERA, 1.40 WHIP), who has six strikeouts and four walks this season. Loaisiga did not pitch in the majors in 2017.

As a unit, New York’s pitchers have allowed 3.8 runs per game overall in 2018. Its starting pitching staff has an ERA of 3.72, a WHIP of 1.16 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.1. The bullpen has a solid ERA of just 2.85, a WHIP of 1.11 and a K/9 of 12.2.

The New York offense has put up 5.3 runs per outing, including 3.6 per game over its last 10 games and 4.2 per game over its last five. The teams hit .267/.331/.491 over its last five games and is 4-1 SU during that span.

The Yankees hitters have been led by Aaron Judge, who is hitting .275/.394/.553 with 18 home runs, 47 RBIs and 49 runs scored.

For the visitors, Seattle’s pitching staff allowed 4.1 runs per game and its starters own a 4.06 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 7.86 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 3.65, along with a WHIP of 1.22.

Mariners hitters have slashed .257/.321/.421 on their way to 4.3 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.1 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 2.8 per game over the teams last five outings (2-3 SU).

Jean Segura has provided a spark to the Seattle offense. Segura is slashing .336/.358/.483 with six home runs, 44 RBIs, 52 runs and 14 steals.

The Yankees are coming off a 7-2 win in the prior game of this series.

Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • Seattle has tallied 10 extra-base hits over its last five contests. New York has 18 XBH over its last five.
  • Both teams have hit 18 home runs over their last 10 games.
  • The Seattle defense has allowed eight errors over the last 10 games, compared to two errors for New York over its last 10.
  • The Yankees have won five of their last six games SU.