Seattle vs Toronto Blue Jays MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Seattle vs Toronto Blue Jays Prediction 4/9/2024

The Seattle Mariners (4-7) travel to face off against the Toronto Blue Jays (5-6) on Tuesday, April 9th. This game will be played at Rogers Centre in Toronto 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 Mariners. First pitch is set for 7:07 ET.

Mariners vs Blue Jays

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The Blue Jays and Mariners wrapped up their series with a game the Blue Jays won by a score of 5-2. Heading into the game, Toronto was listed as a -122 favorite. The Mariners’ two runs came via the long ball, while the Blue Jays had 11 hits but didn’t hit a home run.

Jose Berrios and Luis Castillo had a nice pitcher’s duel, as neither starter allowed a run. Berrios went 6 2/3 innings, while Castillo went five innings and gave up four earned runs. However, he did strike out six batters and gave up just one walk.

Isiah Kiner-Falefa and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. each had two hits and one RBI for the Blue Jays, while Davis Schneider drove in two runs. J.P. Crawford and Cal Raleigh both homered for the Mariners.

After dropping the first two games of their series against the Blue Jays, the Mariners will look to get back on track and avoid falling further behind in the AL West. They are currently 2.5 games behind the Astros for third place in the division and have an overall record of 4-7.

Seattle has struggled on the road this season, going just 1-3, and they have lost their last two series overall. They have also dropped their last two series on the road.

Seattle is 3-8 vs. the run line this season, including a 2-2 mark on the road. The Mariners have been favored in six of their run line losses, and they are 1-6 vs. the run line at home. Their average run differential is -2.2 runs per game, and they have a run line losing streak of two games on the road.

The Seattle Mariners have had 10 games with an over/under line this season, and the over/under record is 5-5. The average over/under line in their games has been 8 runs. However, today’s over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, and in games with that line, the over/under record is 3-3. Overall, the combined run average in their games this season is 8.2 runs per game.

George Kirby Gets The Start For The Mariners

George Kirby will be making his first road start of the season for the Mariners, as they take on the Blue Jays. Kirby started the season with a win at home against the Red Sox, where he went 6 2/3 innings and struck out 8. However, in his last outing, he took the loss vs. the Guardians, giving up 6 runs in 3 2/3 innings.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

For the Mariners, Julio Rodríguez is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but his hits projection is 17th best in the league today. He also has the best odds to hit a home run on the team and his home run projection is 9th best in the league. Cal Raleigh has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team and his home run projection is 10th best in the league. J.P. Crawford is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits, but his home run projection is 14th best in the league today.

Currently, the Blue Jays are 4th in the AL East, trailing the Orioles by four games. They have a record of 5-6 and are 3-4 against division opponents. Toronto has struggled in night games, going just 1-4, but they have played well as the favorite, going 2-0.

At home, the Blue Jays have played just one game, but they have gone 4-6 on the road. They are currently in the middle of a series with the Mariners and have lost two straight series.

So far this season, the Blue Jays have been a solid bet on the run line, going 6-5 overall. They are 1-0 on the run line at home and 5-5 on the run line on the road. As the favorite, they are 2-0 on the run line, while they are 4-5 as the underdog. Their average run differential is -1.3 runs per game, but they have been much better at home, where they are outscoring opponents by 3.0 runs per game.

So far this season, the Blue Jays have played 11 games, and their over/under record is 6-5. Their games have averaged 8.7 runs per game, and their average over/under line is 8 runs. Today’s over/under line is 7.5 runs, and when the line has been set at 7.5 runs this season, the over has hit in both games. Overall, 81.8% of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s line of 7.5 runs.

Chris Bassitt Gets The Start For The Blue Jays

Chris Bassitt is getting the start for the Blue Jays at home against the Mariners. Bassitt has taken the loss in both of his starts this season, with his last outing coming against the Astros. In that game, he went 4 1/3 innings, giving up 4 runs on 9 hits and 3 walks.

Blue Jays Offense Breakdown

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Looking at the Blue Jays’ player prop projections for today, Bo Bichette is expected to have the most hits on the team, with his total being the 9th highest in the league. Justin Turner is projected to hit the most home runs for the Blue Jays, and his home run projection is 12th best in the league. George Springer has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team and the 2nd best home run projection.


Mariners vs Blue Jays Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Mariners vs. Blue Jays matchup is to take the Blue Jays on the money line at -117. We have the Blue Jays winning this one by a score of 6-5, which gives us some room to spare with the over/under line sitting at 7.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, our projections have Chris Bassitt picking up the win and finishing with five strikeouts. As for George Kirby, he is projected to finish with five K’s as well, but we have him finishing with the 20th most strikeouts among starters.

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