Los Angeles Dodgers at Seattle Mariners Matchup

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The Seattle Mariners are playing host to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Safeco Field. This interleague matchup gets going at 4:10 p.m. ET and fans can catch it on either RTNW or SNLA.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Seattle Mariners Odds

The Dodgers are 66-58 SU and are 54-69 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 23.4 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 14.7 units ATS. The Mariners, on the other hand, are 71-53 SU and 61-62 ATS. They’ve gained 12.1 units for moneyline bettors while earning 5.5 units ATS.

Mariners games have had an over/under record of 59-62-2 in 2018. Los Angeles has an over/under record of 58-61-4.

The southpaw Clayton Kershaw is the projected starter for the visiting Dodgers. Kershaw is 5-5 with a 2.47 ERA and 108 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Mariners this year and did not record a start against them in 2017, either.

The Mariners will put the ball in the left hand of Roenis Elias (2-0, 2.88 ERA), who’s got 18 strikeouts and eight walks this season as well as a 1.24 WHIP. Elias did not record a start against the Dodgers in 2017.

As a unit, Seattle’s pitchers have given up 4.4 runs per game overall in 2018. Its starters have a 4.23 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.97 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 9.3 K/9.

The Seattle offense has produced 4.2 runs per contest, including 4.3 per game over its last 10 games and 3.2 per game over its last five. The team has hit .228/.287/.328 over its last five contests and is 2-3 SU during that stretch.

Jean Segura has helped lead the Mariners’ offense this season with nine home runs, 56 RBIs, 78 runs and 17 stolen bases.

In the visiting dugout, Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starters own a 3.25 ERA, 1.13 WHIP and 9.39 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 3.93, along with a K-per-9 of 9.35.

The Dodgers offense has slashed .243/.327/.429 on its way to 4.7 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.1 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.4 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).

Cody Bellinger has led Los Angeles’ offense. Bellinger is slashing .259/.346/.472 with 20 home runs, 57 RBIs and 69 runs scored.

The Mariners just snuck away with the previous game in the series by a final score of five runs to four.

Los Angeles Dodgers at Seattle Mariners Pick

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

Betting Notes

  • The over has hit in just two of Seattle’s last seven games.
  • The Dodgers have hit 17 home runs in their last 10 games, including nine over their last five.
  • Los Angeles fielders have 10 errors over the last 10 games, compared to three errors for Seattle over its last 10.