Pittsburgh Pirates vs Seattle Mariners Betting Preview
Seattle Mariners vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds
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.
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.
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
Seattle home to Oakland, Friday, May 10
Pittsburgh at NY Mets, Thursday, May 9