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Mariners Faltering Against The Rangers

If the Seattle Mariners want to climb into second place in the AL West, they will need to rectify their losing ways against the Texas Rangers. The M’s are 1-5 SU and against the runline in their past six games against the Rangers while being outscored 33-21. The Mariners and Rangers kick off a three-game set Monday.

Shark Bites
  • The OVER is 8-2 in the past 11 games between the Mariners and Rangers.
  • The Mariners are 7-3 in their past 10 games against the AL West.
  • The Rangers are 11-3 SU in their past 14 games after winning as an underdog.

Hisashi Iwakuma – who has been the Mariners' most consistent pitcher of the season – takes the bump for the series opener. Iwakuma has been dealing so far this month, as the righty has a 2.20 ERA with a 22-to-4 K/BB ratio during the month of August.

Though injuries have greatly hampered the season of Yu Darvish, the Rangers’ pitcher has been lights out at home. Darvish has a 2.80 ERA in six starts at Arlington this season – though the Rangers have gone just 4-2 in those contests.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Texas sat as -158 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-2.0 win for the Rangers on Monday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 77-54 record to the battle against the 68-62 Mariners. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Seattle injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 17-rated Texas Rangers and the league No. 18-ranked Seattle Mariners, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Texas Rangers No. 9-ranked scoring average of 4.63 runs per game, against a Seattle Mariners offense rated No. 11 and scoring 4.62 runs per game. The Rangers have averaged 8.86 hits per game to date this season, more than the Mariners hitters have managed (8.79 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Seattle owns the No. 16-rated road mark, allowing 4.59 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Seattle didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-1 to Chicago on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Texas overcame a dynamite 10-strikeout performance against D Salazar last time out, emerging with a 2-1 win against Cleveland on Sunday at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Seattle is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Seattle is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games
  • Seattle is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Texas is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games at home
  • Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Seattle at Texas, Tuesday, August 30th

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