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Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Seattle Mariners


Houston Astros
Friday, May 02, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Minute Maid Park

MLB wagering interest swings to the Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros battle on Friday at Minute Maid Park as the Astros try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Felix Hernandez gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Seattle Mariners on this Friday; he's 3-1 on the season. The Houston Astros, meanwhile, will counter with Brad Peacock, who will be looking to improve on his 0-2 mark.

Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros Opening Odds and Betting Line

Houston was a 177 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

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Computer Prediction: Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Mariners to win this game 3.9-2.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros bring a 9-19 record to the battle against the 12-14 Mariners. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Seattle injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 30 (Houston Astros) and the No. 28 (Seattle Mariners) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Houston Astros and its No. 29-rated batting order, averaging 3.14 runs per nine innings, against the No. 22 lineup of the Seattle Mariners at 3.88 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Seattle owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 3.87 runs per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 27 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Seattle, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mariners at +144 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Mariners hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when Roenis Elias struck out 10 batters in 4-2 victory on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

Houston lost its last outing, a 7-0 result against the Nationals on April 30. Bettors who backed the Nationals at -137 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Houston didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Jordan Zimmermann in a losing cause, 7-0, against Washington on Wednesday.

Next Betting Matchups

Seattle at Houston, Saturday, May 3rd