Seattle Mariners vs Boston Red Sox in MLB odds
Boston Red Sox vs Seattle Mariners Odds
Seattle will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Boston Red Sox pay a visit to Safeco Field.
Hisashi Iwakuma will take the mound for Seattle, and he'll carry a 7-4 record into the contest. Allen Webster gets the ball for Boston; he's 1-2 so far this season.
Seattle was a -128 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Mariners rated this week at No. 13 and the Red Sox sitting at No. 3.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Seattle's American League No. 14-ranked scoring average of 3.8 runs per game, against a Red Sox offense rated No. 2 and scoring 5.1 runs per game in the league. The Mariners have averaged 8.3 hits per game to date this season, less than the Red Sox hitters have managed (9.6 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the American League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 4.1 runs per game on the highway. Seattle, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.
The Red Sox were a 11-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at -119 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors. The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in Jon Lester's start, as they lost 11-4 against Seattle on Monday at Safeco Field.
Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Red Sox at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Boston's last 11 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Seattle's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Seattle's last 11 games when playing Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 9 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Seattle's last 16 games
Boston at Seattle, Wednesday, July 10