The Texas Rangers are facing off against the Seattle Mariners at Globe Life Park. The action starts at 8:05 p.m. ET and fans can watch it on RTNW and FSSW.
Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers Odds
Oddsmakers are listing Texas (-155) as the favorite over Seattle (+145). If you think the game’s total will go under 10.5 runs, bookmakers are currently offering -110 odds. Picking the over will give you -110 odds. You can also bet on the game’s runline with the odds sitting at -150 for the Mariners +1.5 runs and +130 for the Rangers -1.5 runs.
The Mariners are 23-26 SU and have gone 25-23 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 1.7 units for moneyline gamblers in this young season and 4.0 units ATS. The Rangers, on the other hand, are 21-23 SU and 24-19 ATS. The team’s gained 3.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 0.8 units ATS.
Rangers games have had an over/under record of 25-17-1 thus far in 2019. Seattle has also been a great over bet with a total record of 33-12-3.
Mike Leake will get the start for the visiting Mariners. The right-handed Leake is 3-4 with a 4.00 ERA and 41 strikeouts. He’s 0-1 with four strikeouts and a 9.00 ERA against Texas this year.
The Rangers are putting the ball in the hands of lefty Mike Minor (4-3, 2.61 ERA), who’s got 56 punchouts and 19 walks, along with a 1.13 WHIP. Minor is 1-0 with 13 strikeouts and a 1.29 ERA in one start against Seattle this year.
Texas’ pitchers have given up 5.5 runs per game overall in 2019 as a unit. The club’s starting pitching staff has an ERA of 5.61, a WHIP of 1.59 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.0. The bullpen has a 4.77 ERA, 1.49 WHIP and 7.2 K/9. In 26 divisional games, Rangers starters have an ERA of 5.82 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.01.
Texas’ offense has produced 5.8 runs per contest, including 5.4 per game against divisional foes and 7.2 per game over its last five. The team has hit .322/.395/.579 over its last five matchups and is 4-1 SU during that span.
Elvis Andrus has helped lead the Rangers’ offense this year with six home runs, 26 RBIs, 25 runs and eight steals.
For the visiting squad, Seattle’s pitchers have allowed 6.0 runs per game and its starters own a 4.84 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 6.96 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.50, along with a K/9 of 9.93.
Mariners hitters have slashed .242/.323/.461 on their way to 5.3 runs scored per game this season, including 5.3 runs per game against divisional foes and 4.4 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).
Seattle’s offense has been led by Domingo Santana. Santana is hitting .274/.343/.478 with eight home runs, 38 RBIs and 22 runs scored.
The Rangers are coming off of a 5-4 win against the Cardinals, while the Mariners just got a 7-4 victory over the Twins.
Mariners vs. Rangers MLB Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Rangers, ATS Winner – Mariners, O/U – OVER
- The over has cashed in five of Seattle’s last seven outings.
- The Mariners have hit 16 home runs in their last 10 games, including 10 over their last five.
- The Mariners have a total OPS of .784 this season, including an OPS of .755 against left-handed pitchers. The Rangers’ OPS sits at .799 overall and .717 against lefties.
- Seattle has recorded 17.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 20.8 over its last five.
- The Rangers have won four of their last five games SU.