Should I Bet on the Seattle Mariners Right Now?

Written by:
Don Shapiro
Published on:
Jun/16/2024

The Seattle Mariners are playing especially well of late. They owned a 42-31 record and were 26-12 at home.  They are winning around 70% of their recent games as of June 16.  One should especially consider a bet on the Mariners when playing at home but they are fair game on the road as well. 

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vs. Texas Rangers

(June 16, 2024) -

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Dane Dunning (4-5, 4.80 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 59 strikeouts); Mariners: Logan Gilbert (3-4, 3.19 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, 84 strikeouts)

BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Mariners will look to sweep a three-game series with a win against the Texas Rangers.  They have won five of the last six meetings versus the Rangers.

Texas Rangers career statistics vs. Logan Gilbert are .218.  

Gilbert was left with a no-decision Monday after allowing three runs in 6 2/3 innings against the White Sox.  Prior to that, he allowed two runs -- one earned -- with five strikeouts over seven innings in a loss against the Athletics.

Seattle Mariners career statistics vs. Dane Dunning are .276 with six home runs and 12 RBI's.

Seattle is a -144 favorite here.

Mariners Power Rankings

(June 16, 2024) - "As the Mariners wait to see what develops with Bryan Woo's latest arm trouble, we can pause to marvel at what the Seattle rotation has done since Woo returned from the IL on May 10. Led by his 1.07 ERA over six starts during that span, Seattle has topped the majors with 19 quality starts while posting a 3.38 ERA and a collective strikeout-to-walk ratio of right about 5-to-1. The Mariners have pushed their lead in the AL West to 6½ games over the defending champion Rangers during that time. So, Seattle has built up a little buffer, but you'd hate to see a disruption to the unit that has been the biggest driver of the M's surge." -- Bradford Doolittle, ESPN.com

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