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Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians Odds
The visiting Mariners hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at Progressive Field against the Cleveland Indians.
The Indians will rely on Scott Kazmir to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Hisashi Iwakuma will be his counterpart for the Mariners. Scott Kazmir is 2-2 this season, and Hisashi Iwakuma is 5-1.
The Indians sit at No. 7 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Mariners sit at an American League No. 13 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cleveland's American League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 5 runs per game, against a Mariners offense rated No. 15 and scoring 3.6 runs per game in the league. The Indians have averaged 9.1 hits per game to date this season, more than the Mariners hitters have managed (8 per nine innings).
Cleveland owns the American League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's American League No. 6-rated defense.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 6-0 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at +101 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Mariners were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Cleveland staff and losing 6-0 to the Indians on Sunday at Progressive Field.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
A few Mariners at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Seattle's last 9 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Seattle is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Cleveland
Seattle is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Cleveland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Cleveland is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland's last 9 games when playing at home against Seattle
Seattle at LA Angels, Tuesday, May 21
Cleveland home to Detroit, Tuesday, May 21