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Rangers vs Mariners Baseball Game Preview

Texas RangersSeattle Mariners
Sep 18, 4:10 PM | GrassSafeco Field

Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Odds

87-65TEAM RECORD63-88

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Seattle and Texas on Sunday, with the host Mariners trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

For the Mariners, Felix Hernandez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Rangers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Matt Harrison, 12-9 on the year.

View Texas vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Seattle opened as -125 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 7.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Mariners, most recently No. 12 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Rangers, who rate an American League No. 2 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Seattle has the American League's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 7.8 hits per game. The Rangers average 9.8 hits per game, good for No. 2 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 Texas' American League No. 6-rated defense.

The Rangers were a 7-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -200 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. Texas looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mariners, a 7-6 final on Saturday in support of Colby Lewis at Safeco Field.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Oakland are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 3-7
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Rangers at Mariners trends to consider:
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Texas is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 7 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Seattle's last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing at home against Texas
Seattle is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Texas at Oakland, Tuesday, September 20
Seattle at Cleveland, Monday, September 19

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