Seattle Mariners at Colorado Rockies Betting Preview

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The Colorado Rockies will go for their fourth consecutive win as they play host to the Seattle Mariners at Coors Field. The opening pitch is scheduled for 9:10 p.m. ET and this interleague matchup will be shown on either RTNW or ATRM.

Seattle Mariners at Colorado Rockies Odds

The Rockies are 49-45 straight up (SU) and 47-46 against the spread (ATS). The team has gained 2.4 units for moneyline bettors and 1.5 units (ATS). Colorado has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven. The Mariners are 58-37 SU and have gone 48-46 ATS. In total, the teams gained 18.8 units for gamblers taking the moneyline, but have lost 0.1 units ATS. Seattle is 3-4 ATS over its last seven games and the under has hit in three of those seven.

Colorado games have a 43-46-4 over/under record so far in 2018. The Mariners have an over/under record of 46-46-2.

Wade LeBlanc is getting the start for Seattle. The left-handed LeBlanc is 5-0 with a 3.39 ERA and 63 strikeouts. He’s 1-0 with three strikeouts and a 6.00 ERA against Colorado this year.

The Rockies are putting the ball in the right hand of Jon Gray (7-7, 5.77 ERA, 1.49 WHIP), who has 119 strikeouts and 29 walks. Gray hasn’t faced the Mariners yet this year and did not record a start against them in 2017.

As a unit, Colorado’s pitchers have given up 4.9 runs per game overall this season. The teams starting pitching staff has an ERA of 4.45, a WHIP of 1.33 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.4. The bullpen has a 5.25 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 8.7 K/9.

The Colorado offense has put up 4.9 runs per outing, including 6.7 per game over its last 10 games and 8.2 per game over its last five. The teams hit .311/.377/.594 over its last five contests and is 3-2 SU during that span.

Shortstop Trevor Story and third baseman Nolan Arenado have led the Rockies offense this year. Story is hitting .291/.353/.553 with 19 home runs, 67 RBIs, 48 runs and 12 stolen bases, while Arenado is batting .307 with 23 homers, 66 RBIs and 63 runs.

In the other dugout, Seattle’s pitching staff allowed 4.3 runs per game and its starters own a 4.08 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 7.81 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.00, along with a K-per-9 of 9.58.

Mariners hitters have slashed .259/.323/.418 on their way to 4.3 runs scored per game in 2018, including 3.5 runs per game over the teams last 10 games and 4.2 per game over the teams last five contests (2-3 SU).

Shortstop Jean Segura and outfielder Dee Gordon continue to lead Seattle’s offense. Segura is hitting .325/.356/.463 with seven home runs, 47 RBIs, 65 runs and 14 stolen bases. Gordon (.284/.303/.349) has produced one homers, 21 RBIs, 43 runs and 22 stolen bases.

The Mariners have gained 21.6 units and are 33-31 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has cashed in 34 of those games, as opposed to 29 that’ve gone under in such games. On the other hand, the Rockies have lost 0.1 units and are 22-17 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 14 of those games, compared to 23 which went under the total.

Seattle Mariners vs. Colorado Rockies Free MLB Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The under has hit in three of Seattle’s last seven games.
  • The Mariners have hit nine home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit 17 over their last 10.
  • Seattle has recorded 19.7 runs + hits + errors per game over its last 10 outings and 20.6 over its last five.
  • The Mariners have dropped three of their last four games SU.