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Seattle Mariners Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Houston Astros

The Seattle Mariners look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Houston Astros arrive at Safeco Field on Monday.

For the Seattle Mariners, James Paxton gets the ball, charged with keeping the Houston Astros hitters off the base paths. He'll face Dallas Keuchel, 0-2 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Seattle Mariners as 120 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.0-1.8 result in favor of the Mariners. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Seattle (8-5) will face the 10-6 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Houston injuries news.

This game puts the Seattle Mariners, most recently No. 17 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Houston Astros, who rate a No. 4 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Seattle Mariners No. 10 ranked offense (5.08 runs per game) against a Houston Astros defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 1 at 3.07 runs allowed per game. The Seattle Mariners have been averaging 9.25 hits per game, more than the Houston Astros have managed so far this season (8.33 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Seattle has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Astros own the No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston lost a tight one on Sunday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 3-1 score against Texas at Minute Maid Park.

The Mariners endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Athletics on Sunday, with Felix Hernandez throwing 6.1 innings of 5-hit ball at Safeco Field.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 10 games
  • Houston is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games on the road
  • Seattle is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Seattle is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Seattle's last 12 games
  • Seattle is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Seattle, Tuesday, April 17th