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Seattle Mariners Starter James Paxton Out to Silence St. Louis Cardinals Bats in MLB Contest

The Seattle Mariners host St. Louis on Sunday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 38-37 mark against the 38-35 Cardinals in MLB betting odds action at Safeco Field.

It's a pitching duel between James Paxton for the Seattle Mariners (1-3 on the year) and Jaime Garcia for St. Louis Cardinals (5-6 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Seattle Mariners were listed as -118 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.6-3.8 result in favor of the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Seattle Mariners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

38-37 Seattle battles the Cardinals, currently with a 38-35 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs St. Louis injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Seattle Mariners at No. 24 and the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 3 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Seattle has baseball's No. 7-rated offensive output, at 8.96 hits per game. The St. Louis Cardinals average 8.99 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Seattle has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cardinals own the No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals were saddled with a loss last time out in M Leake's start, as they lost 5-4 against Seattle on Saturday at Safeco Field.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of St. Louis's last 10 games
  • St. Louis is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Seattle is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Seattle is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
  • Seattle is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Kansas City, Monday, June 27th
Seattle home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, June 28th