Moneyline favors Yankees in battle with Mariners
New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners Odds
The Seattle Mariners will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the New York Yankees invade Safeco Field on Wednesday.
Seattle hands the ball to starter Hisashi Iwakuma in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-1 mark on the year. New York counters with Ivan Nova, who will try to quiet the fans and the Mariners bats at the same time.
Bettors looking to side with the Mariners in this one will find them as +165 underdogs on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8 at its open earlier today.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 11-ranked Mariners and the American League No. 1-rated Yankees in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Seattle has the American League's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 7.8 hits per game. The Yankees average 8.9 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the American League list.
Seattle owns the American League's No. 4 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's American League No. 2-rated defense.
Last time out for New York, they were a 4-2 loser as they battled the Mariners on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at -126 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Mariners, who beat them 4-2 on Tuesday behind a start from Felix Hernandez at Safeco Field.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
A few Yankees at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees' last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 7 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
NY Yankees home to Boston, Friday, July 27
Seattle home to Kansas City, Thursday, July 26