MLB betting line favors Rangers over Mariners
Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Texas duelling Seattle on Saturday at Safeco Field.
Joe Saunders gets the call for the Seattle Mariners and he will try to build on a 1-1 mark. In the other dugout, Alexi Ogando brings a 2-0 ledger to the game for the Rangers as he tries to quiet the Mariners bats.
Bettors looking to side with the Mariners in this matchup found them as +136 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
This game puts the Mariners, most recently No. 7 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Rangers, who rate an American League No. 15 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Seattle's No. 9 ranked American League offense (4 runs per game) against a Rangers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 1 in the American League at 3.1 runs allowed per game. The Mariners have been averaging 7.3 hits per game, less than the Rangers have managed so far this season (8.7 hits on average).
Texas brings the American League's No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Mariners' league No. 10-ranked defense.
In their last action, Texas was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Seattle at +132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Rangers endured a 3-1 loss at the hands of the Mariners on Friday, with Yu Darvish throwing 6 innings of 3-hit ball at Safeco Field.
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Rangers at Mariners trends to consider:
Texas is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas' last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
Seattle is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Texas at Seattle, Sunday, April 14