Toronto Blue Jays vs. Seattle Mariners Betting Preview

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The Seattle Mariners are playing host to the Toronto Blue Jays at T-Mobile Park. This AL matchup begins at 9:10 p.m. ET and you can catch it on RTNW and RSN.

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Seattle Mariners Odds

The Mariners are 64-64 against the spread (ATS), but only 55-74 straight up (SU). The team’s lost 11.2 units for moneyline bettors and 10.7 units ATS. The Blue Jays, on the other hand, are 52-79 SU and have gone 67-63 against the spread. Overall, the club has lost 15.8 units for moneyline gamblers, but have gained 0.1 units ATS.

Mariners games have had an over/under record of 73-45-10 in 2019. Toronto has an over/under record of 59-64-7.

The right-handed Wilmer Font is the probable starter for the visiting Blue Jays. Font is 3-3 with a 4.27 ERA and 70 strikeouts. He’s 0-1 with three strikeouts and a 4.50 ERA against Seattle this year.

The Mariners are sending righty Felix Hernandez (1-4, 6.52 ERA) to the mound. Hernandez has 34 strikeouts and eight walks to his name, along with a WHIP of 1.50. Hernandez hasn’t faced the Blue Jays yet this year and only made one start against them in 2018 (0-0, 3.60 ERA and two strikeouts across five innings).

Seattle’s pitching staff has yielded 5.7 runs per game overall in 2019 as a unit. Its starters have an ERA of 5.28, a WHIP of 1.42 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.1. The bullpen has a 4.92 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 8.5 K/9.

The Seattle hitters are putting up 4.9 runs per outing, including 6.3 per game over its last 10 games and 7.2 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .278/.374/.574 over its last five contests and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.

Domingo Santana has helped lead the Mariners’ offense this year with 21 home runs, 69 RBIs and 63 runs scored.

In the other dugout, Toronto’s pitching staff allowed 5.0 runs per game and its starters own a 5.11 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 7.38 K/9. The bullpen has managed an ERA of 4.39, along with a WHIP of 1.48.

Blue Jays hitters have slashed .237/.304/.426 on their way to 4.5 runs scored per game this season, including 4.5 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 2.0 per game over the team’s last five contests (0-5 SU).

Freddy Galvis has sparked Toronto’s hitters and is slashing .267/.299/.444 with 18 home runs, 54 RBIs and 55 runs scored.

The Mariners took the previous game in this series by a final score of seven runs to four.

Blue Jays vs. Mariners MLB Pick

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

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in three of Seattle’s last seven games.
  • The Blue Jays have hit 18 home runs in their last 10 games. The Mariners have hit 22 over their last 10.
  • The Blue Jays have a total OPS of .730 this season and an OPS of .723 against right-handed pitchers. The Mariners’ OPS sits at .767 overall and .758 against righties.
  • Toronto has posted 21.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 contests and 14.4 over its last five.
  • The Blue Jays have lost seven of their last eight games SU while the Mariners have won five of their last six.