Baltimore Orioles at Seattle Mariners Matchup

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The Baltimore Orioles will head west to face off against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. This AL matchup will get going at 9:10 p.m. ET and fans hoping to watch it can tune in to Mid-Atlantic Sports Network.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Seattle Mariners Odds

Baltimore (+165) is hosting this game as the underdog to Seattle (-175) and Vegas has put the Over/Under for this night game at 8.5 runs. The odds for betting on the game’s total stand at +100 for the under and -120 for the over. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the odds coming in at Orioles +1.5 runs (-135) and Mariners -1.5 runs (+115).

The Mariners are 76-61 straight up (SU) and 67-69 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 13.1 units for moneyline bettors while earning 7.8 units (ATS). Seattle has covered the spread only twice in its last seven games and the under has hit in four of those seven. The Orioles have gone 40-97 SU this year and are 56-80 ATS. In total, the team’s lost 47.6 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 35.0 units ATS. Baltimore is 3-5 ATS over its last seven games and the under has cashed in four of those seven.

Mariners games have an over/under record of 67-67-2 in 2018. The Orioles have been a good under bet with a total record of 59-72-5.

Josh Rogers will get the nod for the visiting Orioles. Rogers is 1-0 with a 5.40 ERA and two strikeouts. He has yet to face the Mariners this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.

The Mariners are turning to righty Erasmo Ramirez (1-3, 6.28 ERA), who has 20 strikeouts and seven walks to his credit as well as a 1.50 WHIP. Ramirez only made one start against the Orioles in 2017 (0-1, 1.38 ERA and 12 strikeouts across 13 innings).

Baltimore’s pitchers have allowed 5.5 runs per game and its starters own a 5.43 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 7.15 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.82, along with a K-per-9 of 8.15.

The Orioles offense has slashed .239/.301/.396 on its way to 3.9 runs scored per game this season, including 4.8 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 5.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).

Outfielders Adam Jones and Trey Mancini continue to lead Baltimore’s hitters. Jones is slashing .286/.319/.431 with 14 home runs, 55 RBIs and 51 runs scored. Mancini is hitting .243 with 21 homers, 50 RBIs and 60 runs scored.

For the home team, Seattle’s pitching staff has given up 4.5 runs per game overall this year. Its starters have a 4.41 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.00 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 9.0 K/9.

The Seattle hitters have produced 4.2 runs per outing, including 4.5 per game over its last 10 games and 5.0 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .261/.311/.389 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that span.

The Mariners’ batters have been led by shortstop Jean Segura and outfielder Mitch Haniger. Segura is hitting .320/.352/.440 with nine home runs, 60 RBIs, 82 runs and 20 stolen bases, while Haniger’s line is .280/.366/.486 with 23 homers, 84 RBIs and 73 runs scored.

The Orioles have lost 39.7 units and are 35-56 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this season. The over’s hit in 40 of those games, compared to 47 that’ve gone under against y starters.

Baltimore Orioles vs. Seattle Mariners Free MLB Tip

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

Betting Notes

  • Baltimore has logged 15 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Seattle has 14 XBH over its last five.
  • Baltimore has posted 24 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 27 over its last five.
  • The Orioles have hit 12 home runs in their last 10 games, including eight over their last five.