Mariners visit Cleveland Indians in MLB clash
Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians Odds
The Cleveland Indians look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Mariners arrive at Progressive Field on Friday.
It's a pitching duel between Fausto Carmona for the Indians (3-3 on the year) and Doug Fister for Seattle (2-4 so far).
Sportsbooks had installed the Indians as -180 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting started to move the line.
The Indians sit at No. 4 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Mariners sit at an American League No. 12 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cleveland's No. 3 ranked American League offense (4.9 runs per game) against a Mariners defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 in the American League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Indians have been averaging 9.1 hits per game, more than the Mariners have managed so far this season (7.6 hits on average).
Comparing defensive stats, Seattle owns the American League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.8 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.
Seattle was a 2-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Orioles. They lost as +144 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. Seattle lost a tight one on Thursday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 2-1 score against Baltimore at Camden Yards.
The Indians were a 7-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Cleveland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-4 to Tampa Bay on Thursday at Progressive Field.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
A few Mariners at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Seattle's last 14 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Seattle is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland's last 9 games at home
Cleveland is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
Seattle at Cleveland, Saturday, May 14