Cleveland Indians vs Seattle Mariners Betting Preview
Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians Odds
MLB wagering interest swings to the Cleveland vs Seattle battle on Sunday at Progressive Field as the Indians try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.
Seattle puts its faith in starter Felix Hernandez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-2. Getting the ball for the Indians is Justin Masterson, who owns a 6-2 record on the season with a 3.14 ERA.
Bettors looking to side with the Indians in this matchup found them as +112 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
This game puts the Indians, most recently No. 8 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Mariners, who rate an American League No. 15 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cleveland has the American League's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 9.1 hits per game. The Mariners average 8.1 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the American League list.
Seattle brings the American League's No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Indians' league No. 8-ranked defense.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -152 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Seattle didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Cleveland on Saturday at Progressive Field.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Mariners at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Seattle's last 8 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Seattle is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Seattle is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games when playing at home against Seattle
Cleveland is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Seattle at Cleveland, Monday, May 20