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Moneyline favors Tigers in battle with Mariners

Seattle MarinersDetroit Tigers
Sep 18, 7:08 PM | GrassComerica Park

Seattle Mariners vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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The Detroit Tigers battle the visiting Seattle Mariners on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Comerica Park.

Seattle puts its faith in starter Hisashi Iwakuma to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 12-6. Getting the ball for the Tigers is Justin Verlander, who owns a 13-11 record on the season with a 3.66 ERA.

View Seattle vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Tigers in this matchup found them as -178 favorites on the MLB money line at $5DIMES-LINK$. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at $SPORTSBOOK-LINK$.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tigers rated this week at No. 1 and the Mariners sitting at No. 13.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Detroit's American League No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5 runs per game, against a Mariners offense rated No. 14 and scoring 3.8 runs per game in the league. The Tigers have averaged 10.1 hits per game to date this season, more than the Mariners hitters have managed (8.2 per nine innings).

Detroit owns the American League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's American League No. 12-rated defense.

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -265 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Seattle looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 6-2 on Tuesday behind a start from Anibal Sanchez at Comerica Park.

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Mariners at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Seattle's last 13 games on the road
Seattle is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing at home against Seattle

Next up:
Seattle at Detroit, Thursday, September 19