Houston Astros battle vs Seattle Mariners highlights MLB odds menu
Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Houston and Seattle on Friday, with the host Astros trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Bud Norris gets the call for the Houston Astros and he will try to build on a 6-8 mark. In the other dugout, Joe Saunders brings a 8-8 ledger to the game for the Mariners as he tries to quiet the Astros bats.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Astros as +114 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
This game puts the Astros, most recently No. 15 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Mariners, who rate an American League No. 13 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Houston's American League No. 15-ranked scoring average of 3.7 runs per game, against a Mariners offense rated No. 12 and scoring 3.9 runs per game in the league. The Astros have averaged 7.8 hits per game to date this season, less than the Mariners hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).
Houston owns the American League's No. 15 defense, allowing 5.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's American League No. 9-rated defense.
The Mariners were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Seattle got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at Safeco Field behind starter Hisashi Iwakuma.
In their last action, Houston was a 5-0 loser on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Tampa Bay at -232 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Astros were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Tampa Bay staff and losing 5-0 to the Rays on Sunday at Tropicana Field.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Houston Astros Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
A few Mariners at Astros trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Seattle's last 22 games
Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games when playing at home against Seattle
Houston is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing Seattle
Seattle at Houston, Saturday, July 20