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Seattle Mariners vs Chicago White Sox Odds
The Chicago White Sox will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Seattle Mariners invade U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday.
It's a pitching duel between Dylan Axelrod for the White Sox (0-0 on the year) and Felix Hernandez for Seattle (1-0 so far).
The White Sox were listed as +125 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7.5 earlier on Monday.
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:
On offense, it's a battle between Chicago and its American League No. 12-rated batting order, averaging 3.5 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 8 lineup of the Mariners at 4.2 runs per outing.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the American League's No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mariners own the American League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.
Last time out for Seattle, they were an 8-7 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +130 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Seattle needed extra innings to get the job done against the White Sox on Friday as the Mariners defeated them 8-7 at U.S. Cellular Field.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Mariners at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games on the road
Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Seattle is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing Seattle
Chi White Sox are 15-3 SU in their last 18 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
Chi White Sox are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games
Seattle at Chi White Sox, Sunday, April 7