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Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners in MLB Betting Odds

Houston Astros


Seattle Mariners
Thursday, May 22, 2014 10:10 PM ET
Safeco Field

The Seattle Mariners get a visit from the Houston Astros in MLB baseball betting action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Seattle hands the ball to starter Roenis Elias in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-3 mark on the year. Houston counters with Jarred Cosart, who will try to quiet the fans and the Mariners bats at the same time.

Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Seattle Mariners as -145 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Mariners to win this game 4.4-2.9. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Seattle Mariners sport a record of 22-23 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 17-30 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Houston injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 7 (Seattle Mariners) and the No. 16 (Houston Astros) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners Stats Matchup

The game also pits Seattle Mariners No. 14-rated offense, averaging 4.16 runs per game, against a Houston Astros defense that ranks No. 28 at 4.83 in runs allowed per game. The Seattle Mariners have averaged 7.91 hits per game so far, more than Houston Astros batters have averaged on the year (7.79 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Seattle has the No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Astros own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Houston, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Angels at -165 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Houston suffered a 2-1 loss against Los Angeles on Wednesday, as Collin McHugh wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Angel Stadium.

The Mariners were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -147 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Seattle didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Texas on Wednesday at Globe Life Park.

Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
Houston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games on the road
Houston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Seattle
Seattle is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Seattle is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Houston

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