Boston Red Sox vs Seattle Mariners MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Boston Red Sox vs Seattle Mariners Prediction 3/29/2024

The Boston Red Sox (1-0) travel to face off against the Seattle Mariners (0-1) on Friday, March 29th. This game will be played at T-Mobile Park in Seattle and televised on NESN. The Boston Red Sox are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Seattle Mariners are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Mariners. First pitch is set for 9:40 ET.

Red Sox vs Mariners

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The Red Sox and Mariners played a competitive game in the last game of their series, with the Red Sox pulling out a 6-4 win on the road. Heading into the game, the Mariners were the favorite at -155 on the money line.

Both teams hit two home runs, and the game was tied heading into the 8th inning. Kenley Jansen got the save for Boston, while Brayan Bello got the win. Luis Castillo took the loss for Seattle after giving up four earned runs in five innings of work.

Mitch Haniger and Dylan Moore each had a home run for the Mariners, while Rafael Devers and Tyler O’Neill went deep for the Red Sox. Devers finished with two RBIs, while O’Neill drove in one run and stole a base.

Nick Pivetta Gets The Start For The Red Sox

Coming off a season in which he made 16 starts and 38 appearances, Nick Pivetta is set to take the mound for the Red Sox against the Mariners. Last season, Pivetta went 10-9 with an ERA of 4.04 and a WHIP of 1.12. His batting average allowed was .203, and he finished the season with five quality starts. When facing the Mariners last season, Pivetta made two appearances and went 1-1 with an ERA of 2.61.

Red Sox Offense Breakdown

When looking at the Red Sox player props, Rafael Devers is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but he also has the best odds to hit a home run for Boston. His home run projection is 6th best in today’s slate. Trevor Story is also given a decent chance to go deep, as his home run projection is 9th best in today’s games. If you are looking for a Red Sox player to rack up hits, Masataka Yoshida has the best odds on the team, and his home run projection is 16th best in today’s games.

George Kirby Gets The Start For The Mariners

George Kirby is coming off a season in which he made 31 starts and went 13-10 with an ERA of 3.35. He made one complete game and had 20 quality starts. Last season, he faced the Red Sox twice and went 1-0 with an ERA of 1.05. For the season, Kirby allowed 22 home runs and had a WHIP of 1.04. His FIP for the season was 3.34, and he averaged 8.12 strikeouts per nine innings.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

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Our home run projections for the Mariners are favoring Jorge Polanco, as he has the 9th highest home run projection in the league today and is also our top projected home run hitter for the Mariners. Mitch Garver is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections and 10th in the league today. Ty France is 5th on the team in terms of home run projections and 15th in the league today. Julio Rodríguez is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections and 10th in the league today. Cal Raleigh is also 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections and 10th in the league today.

Red Sox vs Mariners Prediction

Our prediction for this Red Sox vs. Mariners matchup is to take the over, with the line currently sitting at 7 runs. We actually have the Mariners winning this game by a score of 5-4, but with the payout for a Mariners win sitting at -164, we are recommending the over.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have George Kirby finishing with five strikeouts compared to Nick Pivetta at five as well. However, Pivetta is projected to finish with more strikeouts, with our projections having him finishing with seven.

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