MLB Odds with Pick - Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers

Seattle Mariners

vs

Texas Rangers
Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:05 PM ET
Globe Life Park

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Globe Life Park on Thursday as the host Texas Rangers battle the Seattle Mariners in baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Tanner Scheppers for the Texas Rangers (0-1 on the year) and Erasmo Ramirez for Seattle Mariners (1-2 so far).

Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Texas Rangers were listed as -133 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.6-3.1 win for the Mariners. A 4.6-3.1 result in favor of the Mariners is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas (8-7) will face the 7-7 Mariners in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Seattle injuries news.

This game puts the Texas Rangers, most recently No. 14 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Seattle Mariners, who rate a No. 10 in the latest survey.

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How Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Texas Rangers No. 24-rated offense, averaging 3.6 runs per game, against a Seattle Mariners defense that ranks No. 3 at 3 in runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have averaged 8.47 hits per game so far, more than Seattle Mariners batters have averaged on the year (7.93 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Texas has the No. 18-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mariners own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -115 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Seattle suffered a 3-2 loss against Texas on Wednesday, as Felix Hernandez wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Next Betting Matchups

Seattle at Miami, Friday, April 18th
Texas home to Chicago, Friday, April 18th

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