Toronto Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners Prediction 7/7/2024

The Toronto Blue Jays (40-49) travel to face off against the Seattle Mariners (49-42) on Sunday, July 7th. This game will be played at T-Mobile Park in Seattle and televised on RSNW. The Blue Jays are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Mariners are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Blue Jays. First pitch is set for 3:10  CT.

Blue Jays vs. Mariners Betting Prediction

  • Money Line Prediction: Blue Jays (+135)
  • Over/Under Prediction: Over 7.5 Runs
  • The Blue Jays have scored 5 or more runs in 6 of their last 15 games.
  • The Blue Jays have won 3 of their last 4 road games.
  • The Blue Jays have a head-to-head record of 2-1 against the Mariners this season.
  • The Blue Jays have scored an average of 5.2 runs per game in their last 5 wins.
  • The Blue Jays have a better overall run differential in their last 15 games compared to the Mariners (-22 for the Blue Jays vs. -23 for the Mariners).

Blue Jays vs Mariners

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Toronto picked up a 5-4 road win over the Mariners in the most recent game of this series. The Blue Jays had a two-run lead heading into the 8th inning, and the Mariners could only muster one run in the 9th. Heading into the game, the Blue Jays were the slight favorites at -108.

Yariel Rodríguez started for the Blue Jays and picked up the win, going six innings and not giving up a run. He finished the game with six strikeouts but issued two walks. As for the Mariners, Emerson Hancock got the start and took the loss, giving up two earned runs in four innings of work.

Alejandro Kirk had a three-hit game for the Blue Jays, while George Springer scored twice and drove in two runs while going 2/3. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. also had a two-hit game at the plate.

As the favorite, the Blue Jays have a 30-20 record, but as the underdog, they are just 10-29. Overall, Toronto is 41-48 against the run line, with a 26-18 record on the road. Their average run margin for the season is -0.7, and they have an O/U record of 42-44.

Heading into today’s game, the Blue Jays are 4-6 in their last 10 games and are 16 games behind the Orioles in the AL East. Their series record is 9-13-6, and they are currently tied 1-1 in their series vs. the Mariners.

José Berríos Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

José Berríos will be looking to build off his last outing, where he picked up the win vs. the Astros. In that July 2nd start, he went five innings, giving up five earned runs, and issuing two home runs. Looking back further, Berríos has had a rough outing in three of his last four starts, giving up at least four earned runs in each of those outings. Overall, he has a record of 8-6, an ERA of 3.63, and a WHIP of 1.12. Berríos has made 18 starts, one of which was a complete game, and he has 12 quality starts this season.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

Over his last nine games, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has gone 13/36 with three home runs and 12 RBIs. For the season, he is batting .295 with a team-high 52 RBIs. Daulton Varsho is 2nd on the team in RBIs, but he is batting just .199 for the season. However, he does have 11 homers.

George Springer has been red hot for the Blue Jays, going 13/29 with three homers over his last 10 games. As a team, the Blue Jays are just 26th in scoring at 4 runs per contest. They are also near the bottom of the league in home runs and team slugging percentage.

Seattle’s straight-up record is 49-42, and they are 30-17 at home. The Mariners have lost five straight series and are 13-13-2 in series this year. As the favorite, they are 21-33 against the run line.

For the season, Seattle games have averaged 7.5 runs, which is the over/under line for today’s game. The Mariners’ over/under record in games with a 7.5 line is 10-15, and 38.5% of their games have had higher totals.

George Kirby Gets The Start For The Mariners

Seattle is sending right-hander George Kirby to the mound today vs. the Blue Jays. He has made 18 starts this season and has a record of 7-6 with a 3.32 ERA. Kirby’s WHIP for the season is .98, and opponents are batting .222 off him this year. In his last outing, Kirby took the loss, going 6 1/3 innings vs. the Orioles and giving up two earned runs. Before that, he had won two straight starts. Kirby has turned in 11 quality starts this year and is averaging 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

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Heading into today’s game, the Mariners are 27th in the league in runs scored, averaging just 3.8 runs per game. They have been even worse at home, putting up just 3.6 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting just .216 and are last in the league in strikeouts. However, they do have the 11th most homers in the league and are 8th in the league in walks.

Cal Raleigh has really struggled this season, hitting just .201, but he does lead the team with 15 homers and 51 RBIs. Over his last 10 games, he has gone 7/35 with two homers. Julio Rodriguez is hitting .247 with eight homers, and Mitch Garver has 11 homers but is batting just .175. Garver has gone just 5/29 in his last nine games.

Blue Jays vs Mariners Prediction

We really like the Blue Jays on the money line in this one, as they are offering a payout of +135. With our predicted final score being 5-4 in favor of the Blue Jays, you could also look to take the over, as the line is currently sitting at 7.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have George Kirby finishing with five strikeouts compared to José Berríos with five as well. However, Berríos is projected to go longer in this one, and we have him finishing with more innings.

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