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Houston Astros Starter Doug Fister Out to Silence Seattle Mariners Bats in MLB Contest

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Minute Maid Park on Friday as the host Houston Astros battle the Seattle Mariners in baseball betting odds action.

The Houston Astros will turn to Doug Fister and his 2-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Seattle Mariners send Taijuan Walker (2-1) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Seattle Mariners listed as underdogs of 100 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.7-2.7 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.

Seattle Mariners vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros sport a record of 10-19 heading into this matchup, while the Seattle Mariners sit at 17-11 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Seattle injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 18-ranked Houston Astros and the No. 3-rated Seattle Mariners in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston Astros No. 19-rated offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a Seattle Mariners defense that ranks No. 5 at 3.43 in runs allowed per game. The Houston Astros have averaged 7.59 hits per game so far, less than Seattle Mariners batters have averaged on the year (8.36 hits per game).

Defensively, Seattle features the No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.38 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 at home, scoring 4.64 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mariners grabbed a win last time out, defeating Chris Devenski and the Astros 6-3 on Thursday at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • Seattle is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Seattle is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Seattle's last 18 games when playing Houston
  • Houston is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games at home
  • Houston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Seattle
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Houston's last 18 games when playing Seattle

Next Betting Matchups

Seattle at Houston, Saturday, May 7th