Cincinnati sends Mike Leake vs Aaron Harang in Reds vs Mariners game
Seattle Mariners vs Cincinnati Reds Odds
The Reds will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Friday, as the Seattle Mariners visit in inter-league play at Great American Ball Park.
The Reds will turn to Mike Leake and his 7-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Mariners send Aaron Harang (3-7) to the hill.
The Mariners were listed as +-220 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 13-rated Mariners taking on the National League's No. 2-rated Reds in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cincinnati's National League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Mariners offense rated No. 15 and scoring 3.7 runs per game in the league. The Reds have averaged 8.5 hits per game to date this season, more than the Mariners hitters have managed (8.2 per nine innings).
Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 4 defense, allowing 3.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's American League No. 9-rated defense.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -135 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Mariners endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Thursday, with Hisashi Iwakuma throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 7-2
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 2-7
After playing San Francisco are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Mariners at Reds trends to consider:
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Seattle is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Seattle
Seattle at Cincinnati, Saturday, July 6