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Felix Hernandez faces Jeremy Hellickson in MLB odds action

Tampa Bay RaysSeattle Mariners
Aug 15, 3:40 PM | GrassSafeco Field

Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners Odds

63-53TEAM RECORD54-64

The Seattle Mariners host Tampa Bay on Wednesday, looking to build on their 54-64 mark against the 63-53 Rays in MLB betting action at Safeco Field.

Tampa Bay puts its faith in starter Jeremy Hellickson to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 7-7. Getting the ball for the Mariners is Felix Hernandez, who owns a 10-5 record on the season with a 2.74 ERA.

View Tampa Bay vs Seattle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Tampa Bay before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-124-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 6.5.

Power Rankings:
The Mariners sit at No. 9 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rays sit at an American League No. 3 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Seattle and its American League No. 14-rated batting order, averaging 3.9 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 12 lineup of the Rays at 4.1 runs per outing.

Tampa Bay brings the American League's No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Mariners' league No. 3-ranked defense.

The Rays were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +155 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Rays were saddled with a loss last time out in Matt Moore's start, as they lost 3-2 against Seattle on Tuesday at Safeco Field.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Angels are 7-3
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few Rays at Mariners trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games when playing Seattle
Tampa Bay is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Tampa Bay is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay
Seattle is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Seattle's last 25 games at home
Seattle is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games

Next up:
Tampa Bay at LA Angels, Thursday, August 16
Seattle home to Minnesota, Friday, August 17