Boston Red Sox vs Seattle Mariners Odds
The Mariners get a visit from the Boston Red Sox in baseball action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
For the Mariners, Kevin Millwood gets the ball, charged with keeping the Red Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Aaron Cook, 3-8 on the year.
Bettors looking to side with the Mariners in this one will find them as -102 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8 at its open earlier today.
The Mariners sit at No. 9 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Sox sit at an American League No. 8 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Red Sox rank No. 3 in the American League at 9.3 hits per game. That compares with Seattle’s No. 14 ranking in that category.
Seattle owns the American League's No. 3 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's American League No. 12-rated defense.
In their last action, Boston was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Boston at -119 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Boston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mariners, a 4-3 final on Tuesday in support of Jon Lester at Safeco Field.
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Red Sox at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 9 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Boston is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Seattle
Boston is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle's last 9 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing at home against Boston
Seattle is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games at home
Seattle is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
Boston home to Toronto, Friday, September 7
Seattle home to Oakland, Friday, September 7