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Astros Are Flying High as Favorites in Their Last 13

The Astros and Mariners continue their divisional matchup tonight with Houston currently one game up on Seattle in the AL West. Both teams are trying to gain ground on the streaking Rangers so every divisional game from here on in could be pivotal. Taijuan Walker (4-6, 3.29 ERA) will take on Dallas Keuchel (5-9, 5.13 ERA) in Tuesday night’s game.

SHARK BITES
  • Both teams are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
  • The Mariners are 0-7 in their last 7 road games.
  • The Astros are 11-2 in their last 13 games as favorites.

Keuchel is far from the pitcher he was last year in his AL Cy Young Award-winning season but he has posted three straight quality starts that have all resulted in Astros’ wins. The Houston ace has started two games against the Mariners this year and is 0-1 with a 4.85 ERA.

Walker is finally coming into his own as an MLB starter after an up-and-down 2015. Although he has not been going all that deep in games because of a nagging foot injury, he has been posting solid numbers. Like Keuchel, Walker also has two 2016 starts against his opponents tonight. He, however, is 1-1 with a 2.00 ERA in his two opportunities.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Seattle Mariners listed as underdogs of 135 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-4.2 win for the Mariners on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston (44-39) will face the 43-40 Mariners in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Seattle injuries news.

The Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners odds would favor the Astros if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Houston is rated No. 3 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Seattle is at No. 19.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Houston Astros No. 15-ranked scoring average of 4.48 runs per game, against a Seattle Mariners offense rated No. 6 and scoring 4.92 runs per game. The Astros have averaged 8.34 hits per game to date this season, less than the Mariners hitters have managed (9.06 per nine innings).

Seattle brings the No. 12-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Astros's No. 7-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Seattle looks to awaken their bats in this one, after they were struck out 10 times by L McCullers in their last outing, a 2-1 setback against Houston at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Seattle is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Seattle is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Seattle's last 7 games on the road
  • Houston is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games
  • Houston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Houston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Seattle at Houston, Wednesday, July 6th

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