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Seattle Mariners vs Chicago White Sox Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the Chicago vs Seattle battle on Friday at U.S. Cellular Field as the White Sox try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
The White Sox will turn to Jose Quintana and his 0-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Mariners send Blake Beaven (0-0) to the hill.
Baseball odds makers opened the White Sox as -140 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8.5.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 11-rated Mariners taking on the American League's No. 7-rated White Sox in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 14 ranked American League offense (2.3 runs per game) against a Mariners defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 in the American League at 3.8 runs allowed per game. The White Sox have been averaging 8 hits per game, more than the Mariners have managed so far this season (6.8 hits on average).
Seattle brings the American League's No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the White Sox's league No. 1-ranked defense.
Last time out for Seattle, they were an 8-2 loser as they battled the Athletics on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -157 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Seattle looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 8-2 on Thursday behind a start from A.J. Griffin at O.co Coliseum.
Chicago was a 3-1 loser in its last match at home against the Royals. They lost as -116 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to Kansas City on Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 8-2
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Mariners at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 8 games on the road
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Seattle is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
Chi White Sox are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games when playing Seattle
Chi White Sox are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games at home
Seattle at Chi White Sox, Saturday, April 6