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Detroit favored by 190 against Seattle on Tuesday

Detroit TigersSeattle Mariners
May 8, 10:10 PM | GrassSafeco Field

Detroit Tigers vs Seattle Mariners Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the Seattle vs Detroit battle on Tuesday at Safeco Field as the Mariners try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Justin Verlander, with a record of 2-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Tigers, while the Mariners trot Kevin Millwood to the mound in this one. He is 0-3 so far in 2012.

View Detroit vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Mariners as +190 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 6.5.

Power Rankings:
The Mariners sit at No. 7 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at an American League No. 6 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Seattle's No. 11 ranked American League offense (3.8 runs per game) against a Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 in the American League at 4.3 runs allowed per game. The Mariners have been averaging 8 hits per game, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Seattle, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

The Tigers were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +122 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Tigers endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Mariners on Monday, with Doug Fister throwing 7 innings of 4-hit ball at Safeco Field.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Seattle are 3-7
After playing Seattle are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Tigers at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Seattle's last 21 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at Seattle, Wednesday, May 9

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