Mariners open as moneyline underdog vs Diamondbacks
Seattle Mariners vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
The Diamondbacks will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Wednesday, as the Seattle Mariners visit in inter-league play at Chase Field.
Arizona hands the ball to starter Trevor Cahill in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-5 mark on the year. Seattle counters with Jason Vargas, who will try to quiet the fans and the Diamondbacks bats at the same time.
Baseball odds makers opened the Diamondbacks as -162 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8.5.
This game matches up the No. 10 (Diamondbacks) and the No. 13 (Mariners) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the National League's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.6 hits per game. The Mariners average 7.9 hits per game, good for No. 12 on the American League list.
Arizona owns the National League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's American League No. 7-rated defense.
In their last action, Seattle was a 12-9 winner on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on Seattle at +148 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (21) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Seattle needed extra innings to get the job done against the Diamondbacks on Tuesday as the Mariners defeated them 12-9 at Chase Field.
A few Mariners at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
Seattle7-1-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Arizona
Seattle4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Seattle is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games ,on the road
Seattle is 2-7-1 SU in its last 10 games ,
Arizona6-0-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Arizona is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,when playing at home against Seattle
Arizona is 1-7-1 SU in its last 9 games ,when playing Seattle
Seattle at San Diego, Friday, June 22
Arizona home to Chi Cubs, Friday, June 22