MLB Game Preview - Mariners underdogs vs White Sox at Chicago
Seattle Mariners vs Chicago White Sox Odds
The visiting Mariners hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at U.S. Cellular Field against the Chicago White Sox.
Chicago sends Chris Sale out against Hisashi Iwakuma for the Mariners in this game. Sale is 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA on the season, while Iwakuma is 1-0 on the year and has a 1.50 ERA.
If you're going with the White Sox in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -159 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 11-rated Mariners taking on the American League's No. 7-rated White Sox in this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 12-rated American League offense, averaging 3.6 runs per game, against a Mariners defense that ranks No. 10 in the American League at 4.3 in runs allowed per game. The White Sox have averaged 8 hits per game so far, more than Mariners batters have averaged on the year (7.5 hits per game).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the American League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mariners own the American League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.
Seattle lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the White Sox on April 6. Bettors who backed the White Sox at +129 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Seattle suffered a 4-3 loss against Chicago on Saturday, as Felix Hernandez wasn't able to lead his team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 4-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Mariners at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games on the road
Seattle is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Seattle is 3-16 SU in their last 19 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games when playing Seattle
Chi White Sox are 16-3 SU in their last 19 games when playing at home against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
Seattle home to Houston, Monday, April 8
Chi White Sox at Washington, Tuesday, April 9