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James Paxton vs Doug Fister matchup featured in MLB action

Seattle MarinersDetroit Tigers
Sep 19, 1:08 PM | GrassComerica Park

Seattle Mariners vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Seattle duelling Detroit on Thursday at Comerica Park.

Detroit sends Doug Fister out against James Paxton for the Mariners in this game. Fister is 12-9 with a 3.67 ERA on the season, while Paxton is 2-0 on the year and has a 0.75 ERA.

View Seattle vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Detroit was a -193 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at $BOL-LINK$, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at $SPORTSBOOK-LINK$ settle on an opening over under number of 8.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 1 (Tigers) and the No. 13 (Mariners) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Mariners rank No. 14 in the American League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Detroit’s No. 1 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Seattle owns the American League's No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.7 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

The Mariners were an 8-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +160 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. Hisashi Iwakuma chucked 8 shutout innings at the Tigers in their last game, striking out 6 in an 8-0 win against Detroit in baseball action at Comerica Park.

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Mariners at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle's last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Seattle is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing at home against Seattle
Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Seattle

Next up:
Seattle at LA Angels, Friday, September 20
Detroit home to Chi White Sox, Friday, September 20