Mariners visit Cincinnati Reds in MLB clash
Seattle Mariners vs Cincinnati Reds Odds
Inter-league play resumes on Sunday as the Reds take on the Mariners at Great American Ball Park in a key battle on the odds menu.
The match puts starter Joe Saunders for the Mariners on the hill facing Bronson Arroyo for the Reds. Saunders brings a 6-8 mark to the game, while Arroyo is 7-6 to date on the season.
The Reds - Mariners odds would favor the Reds if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Cincinnati is rated No. 2 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Seattle is at No. 13 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has the National League's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Mariners average 8.2 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the American League list.
Comparing defensive stats, Seattle owns the American League's No. 15-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 13-4 loser as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -248 were rewarded, while the 17 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Seattle looks to rebound from a loss to the Reds, who beat them 13-4 on Saturday behind a start from Mat Latos at Great American Ball Park.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 9-1
After a loss are 5-5
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 2-8
After a win are 3-7
A few Mariners at Reds trends to consider:
Seattle is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Seattle's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing Seattle
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 12 games at home
Seattle home to Boston, Monday, July 8
Cincinnati at Milwaukee, Monday, July 8