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Jason Vargas faces Brad Mills in MLB odds action

Toronto Blue JaysSeattle Mariners
Aug 16, 10:10 PM | GrassSafeco Field

Toronto Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners Odds

61-60TEAM RECORD53-67

The Seattle Mariners look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Blue Jays arrive at Safeco Field on Tuesday.

Seattle hands the ball to starter Jason Vargas in this one and he'll try to improve on his 7-10 mark on the year. Toronto counters with Brad Mills, who will try to quiet the fans and the Mariners bats at the same time.

View Toronto vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Mariners as -105 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 11 (Mariners) and the No. 5 (Blue Jays) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Seattle's American League No. 14-ranked scoring average of 3.4 runs per game, against a Blue Jays offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.7 runs per game in the league. The Mariners have averaged 7.7 hits per game to date this season, less than the Blue Jays hitters have managed (8.8 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Seattle has the American League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the American League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Toronto lost its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Mariners on August 15. Bettors who backed the Mariners at -131 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Toronto didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-5 to Seattle on Monday at Safeco Field.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

A few Blue Jays at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 6 games
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Toronto
Seattle is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Toronto at Seattle, Wednesday, August 17

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