MLB betting line favors Blue Jays over Mariners
Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays battle the visiting Seattle Mariners on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Rogers Centre.
Ricky Romero will take the mound for Toronto, and he'll carry a 8-13 record into the contest. Kevin Millwood gets the ball for Seattle; he's 5-12 so far this season.
The Mariners were listed as +-145 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Monday.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Blue Jays at No. 11 in the American League and the Mariners at No. 9 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Toronto has the American League's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.3 hits per game. The Mariners average 7.8 hits per game, good for No. 14 on the American League list.
Toronto owns the American League's No. 11 defense, allowing 4.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's American League No. 3-rated defense.
The Mariners were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +151 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Mariners grabbed a win last time out, defeating Brandon Morrow and the Blue Jays 4-3 on Tuesday at Rogers Centre.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Mariners at Blue Jays trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games on the road
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Seattle's last 14 games when playing Toronto
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Toronto is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto's last 14 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto's last 7 games when playing at home against Seattle
Seattle at Toronto, Thursday, September 13