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Sep 3, 4:10 PM | GrassSafeco Field

Boston Red Sox vs Seattle Mariners Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Safeco Field on Monday as host Seattle battles the Boston Red Sox in baseball odds action.

For the Mariners, Jason Vargas gets the ball, charged with keeping the Red Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Clay Buchholz, 11-4 on the year.

View Boston vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Red Sox listed as underdogs of -105 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 9-rated Mariners and the league No. 8-ranked Red Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 14-rated American League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Red Sox defense that ranks No. 12 in the American League at 4.9 in runs allowed per game. The Mariners have averaged 7.8 hits per game so far, less than Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.3 hits per game).

Defensively, Boston features the American League's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. Seattle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the American League at home, scoring 3.1 runs per game.

Boston lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Athletics on September 2. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -179 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Boston looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 6-2 on Sunday behind a start from Brett Anderson at O.co Coliseum.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Angels at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +172 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Seattle looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Angels, a 2-1 final on Sunday in support of Hisashi Iwakuma at Safeco Field.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 1-9
After a loss are 2-8

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few Red Sox at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
Seattle is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home
Seattle is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games

Next up:
Boston at Seattle, Tuesday, September 4

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