Chicago Cubs vs Seattle Mariners MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Chicago Cubs vs Seattle Mariners Prediction 4/13/2024

The Chicago Cubs (7-6) travel to face off against the Seattle Mariners (6-8) on Saturday, April 13th. This game will be played at T-Mobile Park in Seattle and televised on MARQ. The Mariners are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Cubs are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Cubs. First pitch is set for 9:40 ET.

Cubs vs Mariners

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Seattle picked up a 4-2 win over the Cubs in the most recent game of this series. The Mariners had a big 4th inning, scoring all four of their runs. As for the Cubs, they scored their only two runs in the 9th. Heading into the game, the Mariners were favored at -129 on the money line.

Bryce Miller pitched well for the Mariners in this one, going 6 1/3 innings and striking out four without giving up a run. He picked up a win in the game, while Ryne Stanek closed things out. Jordan Wicks had a rough outing for the Cubs, taking the loss.

Offensively, the Mariners were led by Ty France and Julio Rodriguez, as they were the only two Mariners hitters to have more than one hit. France. As for the Cubs, Michael Busch went 2/4 with a home run.

As the Cubs are on the road today vs. the Mariners, they are looking to move above .500, as they currently hold a record of 7-6. Chicago is on a two-game losing streak, which came after winning three straight. In the NL Central, they are in 4th place, the same as the Reds, and both teams are 2.5 games behind the Brewers.

At home, the Cubs have been solid with a 5-1 record, but they are just 2-5 on the road this season. Chicago has won three straight games as the favorite and is 3-0 overall in that scenario this season. They are 4-6 as the underdog.

Chicago is 8-5 against the run line this season, including a 4-2 mark at home. The Cubs are 4-3 against the run line on the road, but have failed to cover in their last two road games. Chicago has an average run margin of +0.7 runs per game this season, but that number jumps to +3.7 runs per game in their wins.

The Chicago Cubs have had 13 games with an over/under line of 8 runs this season, and the under has hit in 10 of them. Their games have averaged 10.8 runs per game, but when the line is set at 8, the under has been the play more often than not. Today’s over/under line is set at 8 runs.

Shota Imanaga Gets The Start For The Cubs

Shota Imanaga is on the mound for the Cubs in their road matchup against the Mariners. He has been lights out in his first two starts of the season, picking up a win in his first outing and then going 4 innings with 3 strikeouts in his last start.

Cubs Offense Breakdown

For the Cubs, we like Seiya Suzuki to have a strong game at the plate. He has our highest total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 6th best in today’s slate of games. Cody Bellinger is also expected to have a solid game, as he has the 2nd best home run projection on the Cubs and 10th best in the league today.

With an overall record of 6-8, the Mariners are on a two-game winning streak heading into today’s matchup vs. the Cubs. In the AL West, they are currently in 4th place, which is good for a two-way tie with the Athletics. So far, they have yet to play a game in division.

Looking at Seattle’s series status, they are still looking for their first series win, as their record is 0-3-1 so far. When favored, they have gone 3-4, which is the same as their record as the underdog this season.

Despite a run line record of 5-9, the Mariners have been a better bet on the road (3-3) than at home (2-6). They have been a better bet as the underdog (4-3) than as the favorite (1-6). In their wins, they are averaging a run margin of +2.0, while in their losses, they are being outscored by an average of -3.9 runs per game.

Seattle’s over/under record is 5-7, and the average over/under line in their games is 8 runs. The over/under line for today’s game is set at 8 runs, and the combined run average in their games this season is 7.9 runs. Their games have had over/under lines of 8 runs in 5 of their 12 games this season, and their over/under record in those games is 1-3-1. Their games have had over/under lines of 8 runs in 14.3% of their games this season, and their over/under record in games with lines set at 8 runs is 1-3-1. Their last two games have gone under the total.

Emerson Hancock Gets The Start For The Mariners

Emerson Hancock will be making his second start of the season for the Mariners, and he will be facing the Cubs at home. In his first start, he went 5 1/3 innings and picked up the win, giving up just one earned run. However, he did allow 11 hits and 2 walks. In his last start, he took the loss against the Brewers, giving up 8 runs in just 3 1/3 innings.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

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For the Mariners, Julio Rodríguez is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but his total is 17th best in the league today. He also has the 9th best odds to hit a home run today. Cal Raleigh is our top projected home run hitter for the Mariners, with his odds coming in 7th in the league. J.P. Crawford’s total hits projection is 2nd best on the team and 11th in the league, but his odds to hit a home run are 4th on the team and 11th in the league.


Cubs vs Mariners Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Cubs vs. Mariners game is to take the Cubs on the money line, with the payout sitting at -141. We have the Cubs winning this one by a score of 5-4.

If you’re looking for a potential parlay option, you could look to pair a Cubs win with a player prop. Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Shota Imanaga finishing with six strikeouts, while Emerson Hancock is predicted to finish with seven.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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