Seattle Mariners vs Detroit Tigers Preview
Detroit Tigers vs Seattle Mariners Odds
The Seattle Mariners will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Detroit Tigers invade Safeco Field on Monday.
Seattle sends Blake Beaven out against Doug Fister for the Tigers in this game. Beaven is 1-3 with a 4.45 ERA on the season, while Fister is 0-0 on the year and has a 0.00 ERA.
Sportsbooks had set the Mariners as +120 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 7 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Mariners rated this week at No. 7 and the Tigers sitting at No. 6.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Seattle's No. 9-rated American League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 9 in the American League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Mariners have averaged 8.1 hits per game so far, less than Tigers batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).
Defensively, Detroit features the American League's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Seattle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the American League at home, scoring 3.6 runs per game.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the White Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -166 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Detroit rolled to a 3-1 win against Chicago on Sunday, as Rick Porcello and the Tigers' bats led the team to victory at Comerica Park.
In their last action, Seattle was a 5-2 winner at home against the Twins. Bettors on Seattle at -138 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Mariners enjoyed a 5-2 victory at the expense of the Twins on Sunday, with Hector Noesi throwing 7 innings of 4-hit ball at Safeco Field.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 3-7
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Tigers at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games on the road
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Seattle is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games
Detroit at Seattle, Tuesday, May 8