MLB Game Preview - Mariners underdogs vs Blue Jays at Toronto
Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Mariners arrive at Rogers Centre on Saturday.
R.A. Dickey will take the mound for Toronto, and he'll carry a 2-4 record into the contest. Hisashi Iwakuma gets the ball for Seattle; he's 2-1 so far this season.
The Blue Jays - Mariners odds would favor the Blue Jays if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Toronto is rated No. 10 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Seattle is at No. 15 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Toronto's No. 14 ranked American League offense (3.5 runs per game) against a Mariners defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 in the American League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Blue Jays have been averaging 7.5 hits per game, less than the Mariners have managed so far this season (8.2 hits on average).
Toronto owns the American League's No. 14 defense, allowing 5.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's American League No. 9-rated defense.
Seattle won its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Blue Jays on May 3. Bettors who backed the Mariners at -132 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Mariners didn’t allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Toronto 4-0 on Friday at Rogers Centre.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 2-8
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Mariners at Blue Jays trends to consider:
Seattle is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Toronto
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Seattle is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Toronto
Toronto is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games when playing at home against Seattle
Toronto is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Toronto is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Seattle
Seattle at Toronto, Sunday, May 5