Texas Rangers take on Mariners in baseball test
Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Safeco Field on Friday as host Seattle battles the Texas Rangers in baseball odds action.
Yu Darvish gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Rangers on this day; he's 2-0 on the season. The Mariners, meanwhile, will counter with Hisashi Iwakuma, who will be looking to improve on his 1-0 mark.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 7-ranked Mariners and the American League No. 15-rated Rangers in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Seattle's American League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Rangers offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4.2 runs per game in the league. The Mariners have averaged 7.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rangers hitters have managed (9 per nine innings).
Texas brings the American League's No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Mariners' league No. 11-ranked defense.
In their last action, Texas was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Mariners. Bettors on Texas at +135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Texas rolled to a 4-3 win against Seattle on Thursday, as Justin Grimm and the Rangers' bats led the team to victory at Safeco Field.
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Rangers at Mariners trends to consider:
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas' last 9 games on the road
Seattle is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games at home
Seattle is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Texas at Seattle, Saturday, April 13