Los Angeles Dodgers at Seattle Mariners Betting Preview

Jonathan GarosBaseball, MLB

The Seattle Mariners will play host to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Safeco Field. The game gets going at 10:10 p.m. ET and this interleague matchup will be televised on both RTNW and SNLA.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Seattle Mariners Odds

Oddsmakers are listing Seattle (+115) as the underdog to Los Angeles (-125). Gamblers can wager on the game’s total with odds sitting at -110 for over eight runs and -110 for under eight. Bettors can also wager on the game’s spread with the most recent runline odds coming in at Dodgers -1.5 runs (+120) and Mariners +1.5 runs (-140).

The Dodgers have gone 65-57 SU this year and are 53-69 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 24.4 units for moneyline gamblers and 15.9 units ATS. The Mariners, on the other hand, are 70-52 SU and 61-61 ATS. They’ve gained 13.1 units for moneyline bettors while gaining 4.2 units ATS.

Seattle games have a 58-62-2 over/under record in 2018. Dodgers games have gone under 61 times, gone over 57 times and pushed on four occasions.

Walker Buehler will get the start for Los Angeles. The right-handed Buehler is 5-4 with a 3.32 ERA and 85 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Mariners this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.

The Mariners are sending lefty Wade LeBlanc (7-2, 3.80 ERA) to the mound. LeBlanc has 94 strikeouts and 25 walks to his credit, as well as a WHIP of 1.14. LeBlanc did not record a start against the Dodgers in 2017.

Seattle’s pitching staff has given up 4.4 runs per game overall this season as a unit. The club’s starters have an ERA of 4.20, a WHIP of 1.23 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.7. The bullpen has a 3.91 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 9.3 K/9.

The Seattle hitters are putting up 4.2 runs per contest, including 4.5 per game over its last 10 games and 3.4 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .270/.308/.400 over its last five games and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

The Mariners’ hitters have been led by Jean Segura, who is slashing .314/.343/.437 with nine home runs, 56 RBIs, 78 runs and 17 steals.

In the visiting dugout, Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starters own a 3.24 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 9.34 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.97, along with a WHIP of 1.13 and a K/9 of 9.40.

Dodgers hitters have slashed .243/.327/.426 on their way to 4.6 runs scored per game this season, including 3.3 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 2.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).

Cody Bellinger has sparked Los Angeles’ offense and is slashing .255/.341/.465 with 19 home runs, 54 RBIs and 66 runs scored.

The Dodgers just got a 4-3 victory over the Giants, while the Mariners are coming off of a 2-0 win against the Athletics.

Los Angeles Dodgers at Seattle Mariners Free Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Dodgers, ATS Winner – Dodgers, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends,

  • Los Angeles has tallied 14 extra-base hits over its last five contests. Seattle has 15 XBH over its last five.
  • The Dodgers have hit nine home runs in their last 10 games. The Mariners have hit 12 over their last 10.
  • Los Angeles has averaged 20.5 runs + hits + errors over its last 10 games and 18.4 over its last five.