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Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Seattle duelling Toronto on Friday at Rogers Centre.
The Blue Jays will turn to Ricky Romero and his 0-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Mariners send Felix Hernandez (3-2) to the hill.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 15-rated Mariners taking on the American League's No. 10-rated Blue Jays in this contest.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Mariners rank No. 11 in the American League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Toronto’s No. 15 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Seattle owns the American League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 5.2 runs per game on the highway. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.
Seattle won its last outing, an 8-3 result against the Orioles on May 1. Bettors who backed the Mariners at +118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Mariners grabbed a win last time out, defeating Wei-Yin Chen and the Orioles 8-3 on Wednesday at Safeco Field.
Last time out for Toronto, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Red Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at -117 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Blue Jays endured a 3-1 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Thursday, with J.A. Happ throwing 3 2/3 innings of 3-hit ball at Rogers Centre.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Baltimore are 2-8
After a win are 2-8
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 3-7
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Mariners at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Seattle's last 16 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games
Toronto is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Toronto's last 16 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games at home
Seattle at Toronto, Saturday, May 4