Carlos Santana and the Cleveland Indians will be taking on the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park in a Wednesday showdown. This AL showdown starts at 6:40 p.m. ET and you can catch it on both RTNW and STOh.
Cleveland Indians vs. Seattle Mariners Odds
Las Vegas has Seattle (+130) as the underdog to Cleveland (-140). You can play matchup’s total with current odds posted at even money (+100) for over 8.5 runs and -120 for under 8.5. This game currently has a runline of Indians -1.5 (+105) and Mariners +1.5 (-125).
The Mariners are 13-7 straight up (SU) and 12-7 against the spread (ATS). The team has gained 8.8 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 5.2 units ATS. Seattle has covered the spread only twice in its last seven games and the total went over in four of those seven. The Indians are 10-7 SU and have gone 7-9 ATS. In total, the team’s lost 0.3 units for gamblers taking the moneyline in the season’s early going and 2.0 units ATS. Cleveland is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven.
Mariners games have an over/under record of 14-3-2 so far in 2019. Cleveland has an over/under record of 8-8.
Right-hander Carlos Carrasco will get the nod for the visiting Indians. Carrasco is 1-2 with a 12.60 ERA and 17 strikeouts. He has yet to face Seattle this year, but he did make two starts against the team in 2018, posting a 1-1 record with a 9.35 ERA and eight strikeouts.
The Mariners are handing the ball to righty Erik Swanson (0-0, 9.00 ERA), who’s got four strikeouts and two walks as well as a WHIP of 2.50. Swanson did not record any MLB pitching stats in 2018.
Cleveland’s pitching staff allowed 3.6 runs per game and its starters own a 3.72 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 11.25 K/9. The bullpen has an outstanding ERA of just 2.78, along with a WHIP of 1.23 and a K-per-9 of 9.16.
The Indians offense has slashed .207/.296/.326 on its way to 3.6 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.2 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 3.8 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).
Cleveland’s hitters have been led by first baseman Carlos Santana and right fielder Leonys Martin. Santana is slashing .389/.515/.537 with 21 hits, 11 RBIs and 12 runs scored. Martin is hitting .276 with 16 hits, three homers, five RBIs and seven runs scored.
In the other dugout, Seattle’s pitchers have given up 5.0 runs per game overall in 2019. Its starters have an ERA of 3.92, a WHIP of 1.31 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 6.7. The bullpen has a 4.71 ERA, 1.39 WHIP and 9.3 K/9.
The Seattle hitters have produced 6.6 runs per outing, including 5.9 per game over its last 10 games and 3.0 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .188/.239/.352 over its last five contests and is 0-5 SU during that span.
Outfielders Domingo Santana and Mitch Haniger have led the way for the Mariners’ offense so far. Santana is slashing .341/.413/.537 with four home runs, 24 RBIs and 12 runs scored, and Haniger’s line is .271/.312/.576 with five homers, 15 RBIs and 19 runs scored.
The Indians have gained 0.9 units and are 5-7 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in five of those games, compared to seven that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Mariners have netted 6.5 units and are 10-6 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over’s cashed in 11 of those games, compared to three that went under the total.
Indians vs. Mariners Free MLB Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Indians, ATS Winner – Indians, O/U – OVER
- The over has hit in four of Cleveland’s last seven games.
- The Cleveland defense has coughed up five errors over the last five contests, compared to two errors for Seattle over its last five.
- The Indians have hit eight home runs in their last 10 games. The Mariners have hit 18 over their last 10.