Jeanmar Gomez vs Felix Hernandez matchup featured in MLB action
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Seattle Mariners Odds
Pittsburgh travels to Seattle for inter-league play on Wednesday, hoping to secure a victory over the Mariners.
Felix Hernandez gets the call for the Seattle Mariners and he will try to build on a 8-4 mark. In the other dugout, Jeanmar Gomez brings a 1-0 ledger to the game for the Pirates as he tries to quiet the Mariners bats.
Bettors looking to side with the Mariners in this matchup found them as -155 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 6.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 6-rated Pirates taking on the American League's No. 13-rated Mariners in this contest.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pirates rank No. 11 in the National League at 8.1 hits per game. That compares with Seattle’s No. 14 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Seattle has the American League's No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the National League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 9-4 winner on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -120 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Pirates grabbed a win last time out, defeating Joe Saunders and the Mariners 9-4 on Tuesday at Safeco Field.
Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 0-8
After a win are 5-5
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-2
After a loss are 5-5
A few Pirates at Mariners trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games at home
Seattle is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh home to Milwaukee, Friday, June 28
Seattle home to Chi Cubs, Friday, June 28