New York Yankees vs. Seattle Mariners Free Preview

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The New York Yankees are set to face the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. The game will start at 9:10 p.m. ET and this AL showdown will be shown on either RTNW or YES.

New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners Odds

New York (-120) is favored over Seattle (+110) and oddsmakers have set the Over/Under for this one at 8.5 runs. The odds for wagering on the game’s total stand at -115 for the over and -105 for the under. You can also bet on the game’s runline with the odds sitting at +125 for the Yankees -1.5 runs and -145 for the Mariners +1.5 runs.

The Mariners are 78-63 straight up (SU) and 68-72 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 12.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 10.9 units (ATS). Seattle has covered the spread only twice in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven. The Yankees are 88-53 SU and have gone 69-71 ATS. In total, the team’s lost 6.3 units for gamblers taking the moneyline and 12.2 units ATS. New York has covered the spread just twice over its last seven games and the total has gone over in five of those seven.

Seattle games have had an over/under record of 69-69-2 in 2018. Yankees games have gone under 70 times, gone over 63 times and pushed on seven instances.

Lance Lynn is getting the start for New York. The right-handed Lynn is 8-10 with a 5.10 ERA and 144 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 righty Felix Hernandez (8-13, 5.55 ERA) to the mound. Hernandez has 119 strikeouts and 54 walks to his name, as well as a 1.38 WHIP. Hernandez is 0-0 with six strikeouts and a 1.80 ERA in one start against New York this year.

Seattle’s pitchers have yielded 4.5 runs per game overall this season as a unit. The team’s starters have a 4.34 ERA, 1.26 WHIP and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.98 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 9.1 K/9.

Seattle’s offense is putting up 4.1 runs per contest, including 3.6 per game over its last 10 games and 2.4 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .208/.284/.358 over its last five games and is 2-3 SU during that span.

The Mariners’ batters have been led by shortstop Jean Segura and right fielder Mitch Haniger. Segura is slashing .314/.346/.430 with nine home runs, 60 RBIs, 82 runs and 20 stolen bases, while Haniger’s line sits at .277/.363/.487 with 24 homers, 85 RBIs and 74 runs.

In the other dugout, New York’s pitching staff allowed 4.1 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.13 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 9.27 K/9. The bullpen has managed a solid ERA of just 3.16, along with a WHIP of 1.25.

The Yankees offense has slashed .250/.330/.449 on its way to 5.1 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.3 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (2-3 SU).

New York’s offense has been led by Giancarlo Stanton and Miguel Andujar, who have combined to drive in 160 runs. Stanton is slashing .268/.341/.507 with 33 home runs, 84 RBIs and 87 runs scored. Andujar (.296/.329/.520) has produced 23 homers, 76 RBIs and 74 runs scored.

The Yankees have lost 9.8 units and are 52-48 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has hit in 46 of those games, as opposed to 51 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Mariners have netted 15.3 units and are 46-49 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over’s hit in 51 of those games, as opposed to 43 that’ve gone under.

New York Yankees vs. Seattle Mariners Free MLB Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The under has hit in three of Seattle’s last seven games.
  • The New York defense has allowed four errors over the last 10 games, compared to nine errors for Seattle over its last 10.
  • The Yankees have hit 18 home runs in their last 10 games. The Mariners have hit nine over their last 10.