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Texas Rangers Face the Seattle Mariners Thursday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The Texas Rangers will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Mariners in Seattle at Safeco Field on Thursday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Derek Holland, with a record of 3-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Texas Rangers, while the Seattle Mariners trot Felix Hernandez to the mound in this one. He is 16-8 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Texas Rangers were 131 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.9-3.8 win for the Rangers on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Seattle Mariners sport a record of 67-73 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 73-65 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Texas injuries news.

The Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Seattle is rated No. 17 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Seattle has baseball's No. 25-rated offensive output, at 8.54 hits per game. The Texas Rangers average 8.6 hits per game, good for No. 17 on the list.

Seattle owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 4.01 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas's No. 25-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

V Nuno shut down the Rangers in their last game, striking out 10 in a 6-0 shutout over Texas in baseball action at Safeco Field.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games
  • Texas is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games on the road
  • Seattle is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Seattle's last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Seattle's last 9 games at home
  • Seattle is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Oakland, Friday, September 11th
Seattle home to Colorado, Friday, September 11th