Pittsburgh Pirates vs Seattle Mariners Betting Preview

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May 8, 12:35 PM | GrassPNC Park

Seattle Mariners vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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Inter-league play resumes on Wednesday as the Pirates take on the Mariners at PNC Park in a key battle on the odds menu.

Pittsburgh hands the ball to starter AJ Burnett in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-2 mark on the year. Seattle counters with Felix Hernandez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Pirates bats at the same time.

View Seattle vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Seattle before the first pitch in this match found them as -105-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 6.5 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 6 (Pirates) and the No. 15 (Mariners) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Mariners rank No. 13 in the American League at 8 hits per game. That compares with Pittsburgh’s No. 13 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Seattle owns the American League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.8 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Seattle was a 4-1 loser on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Seattle suffered a 4-1 loss against Pittsburgh on Tuesday, as Aaron Harang wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PNC Park.

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-2
After a loss are 5-5

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 0-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Mariners at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games
Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
Seattle is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Pittsburgh's last 22 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Seattle home to Oakland, Friday, May 10
Pittsburgh at NY Mets, Thursday, May 9

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