Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Preview
Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Seattle and Texas on Friday, with the host Mariners trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Texas puts its faith in starter Justin Grimm to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-3. Getting the ball for the Mariners is Joe Saunders, who owns a 3-4 record on the season with a 5.64 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Mariners as +105 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Mariners at No. 13 in the American League and the Rangers at No. 4 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Seattle and its American League No. 15-rated batting order, averaging 3.6 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 6 lineup of the Rangers at 4.6 runs per outing.
Defensively, Texas features the American League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 4 runs per game. Seattle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the American League at home, scoring 3.8 runs per game.
In their last action, Texas was a 3-1 winner at home against the Athletics. Bettors on Texas at -114 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Texas rolled to a 3-1 win against Oakland on Wednesday, as Ross Wolf and the Rangers' bats led the team to victory at Rangers Ballpark.
Last time out for Seattle, they were a 7-1 loser as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -184 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Seattle suffered a 7-1 loss against Los Angeles on Wednesday, as Brandon Maurer wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Angel Stadium.
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Rangers at Mariners trends to consider:
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing on the road against Seattle
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
Seattle is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 6 games at home
Texas at Seattle, Saturday, May 25