Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Prediction 4/25/2024

The Seattle Mariners (12-12) travel to face off against the Texas Rangers (13-12) on Thursday, April 25th. This game will be played at Globe Life Field in Arlington and televised on BSSW. The Rangers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Mariners are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Rangers. First pitch is set for 2:35 ET.

Mariners vs Rangers

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It was all Texas in the last game of this series, as the Rangers took down the Mariners by a score of 5-1. The Rangers offense only had two more hits than the Mariners and struck out eight times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were favored at -149 on the money line.

Seattle got on the board first with a run in the first inning, but didn’t score another run until putting up one in the top of the 6th. As for the Rangers, they scored two runs in the 4th and added three insurance runs in the 6th. Both teams went silent after that.

Jon Gray only went 4 2/3 innings for the Rangers but gave up just one run and struck out seven. He did issue one home run and walked one batter. On the other side, Bryce Miller was tagged for two homers and five runs in four innings of work for the Mariners.

Seattle is 12-12 overall this season and is in 2nd place in the AL West, trailing the Rangers by just a half game. So far, they have gone 1-1 against other teams in the AL West. The Mariners are coming off a series win over the Rockies but dropped the final game of the series vs. the Rangers.

Looking at how they have fared in different scenarios, the Mariners are 9-6 when favored and 3-6 as the underdog. They have gone 7-6 at home compared to 5-6 on the road. Seattle’s overall series record is 2-4-1, and they have won two straight games when favored.

Seattle has been a solid bet against the run line overall this season, going 11-13. The Mariners have been especially good against the run line on the road, where they are 6-5. They have covered the run line in two straight games and are 7-8 against the run line as the favorite. Seattle’s average run margin in wins is +3.6, while it’s -3.3 in losses.

Seattle’s over/under record is 7-15 for the season, with the average line set at 8 runs. The over/under line for today’s game against the Rangers is 8.5 runs, and the Mariners have played to the under in two straight games. So far this season, the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs in just 20.8% of their games, with the average combined run total in their games sitting at 7.3 runs.

Luis Castillo Gets The Start For The Mariners

Seattle’s Luis Castillo is on the mound today for the Mariners, as they take on the Texas Rangers. Castillo has had a strong start to the season, going 1-1 with 2 quality starts. He is coming off a 7-inning outing against the Rockies, where he struck out 9 and only gave up 2 hits.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

Julio Rodriguez and Cal Raleigh have been swinging the bat well for the Mariners of late, with Rodriguez hitting .419 over his last seven games and Raleigh hitting .429 over his last six games. Raleigh has also hit four home runs in his last six games, while Rodriguez has one homer during this stretch. Overall, Raleigh is batting .271 with six homers, and Rodriguez is hitting .266 with one home run.

Seattle is hoping that Mitch Haniger can continue to provide power in the lineup, as he is batting .256 with three homers, which is 8th in the league. Haniger’s 14 RBIs are 11th in the league and the top mark on the Mariners. Jorge Polanco and Dominic Canzone are also tied for 2nd on the team with three homers, but Polanco is batting just .175 this season.

Texas currently leads the AL West, and they are 13-12 overall this season. The Rangers hold a half-game lead over the Mariners, who are in 2nd place in the division. So far, the Rangers have gone just 5-7 against other teams in the AL West. Texas is coming off a series loss to the Mariners but won the final game of the series.

As the favorite, the Rangers are 5-6 this season and 8-6 as the underdog. At home, they are 6-6 compared to 7-6 on the road. This year, Texas’ overall series record is 3-3-1.

When the Texas Rangers win, they do so by an average of 3.8 runs per game, which is why they are 12-13 against the run line. They have been a better bet on the road (7-6) than at home (5-7) and as an underdog (8-6) than as a favorite (4-7).

When the Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners met on Monday, the game ended with a total of 6 runs, well below the over/under line of 9.0. The game before that also went under the line, with a total of 4 runs. The Rangers have gone under the over/under line in 4 of their last 5 games.

Andrew Heaney Gets The Start For The Rangers

Andrew Heaney is taking the mound for the Rangers at home against the Mariners. Heaney has started 3 games this season and has yet to pick up a win, but he has been solid in terms of strikeouts, with 17 K’s in 15 1/3 innings. He has given up 5 earned runs in each of his last two outings.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

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Adolis García has been on a tear of late, hitting .321 over his last eight games with three homers and eight RBIs. For the season, he is batting .312 with a team-high seven home runs and 23 RBIs, which is 2nd in the league. Marcus Semien and Evan Carter are both tied for 2nd on the team with four homers apiece.

As a team, the Rangers are averaging 4.8 runs per game and are among the league leaders in batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging. Overall, they are the 8th scoring offense in the league and have been just as good on the road as they have been at home.


Mariners vs Rangers Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Mariners vs. Rangers game is to take the Rangers on the money line, with the payout sitting at +104. We have the Rangers winning this one by a score of 5-4, and with the payout, there is some good value on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Luis Castillo is projected to finish with six strikeouts, and Andrew Heaney with six as well. However, we have Heaney finishing with a better chance to pick up the win, as he is 12th among starters, compared to Castillo at third.

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