Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners Prediction 6/15/2024

The Texas Rangers (33-36) travel to face off against the Seattle Mariners (41-31) on Saturday, June 15th. This game will be played at T-Mobile Park in Seattle and televised on FOX. The Mariners are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rangers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Mariners. First pitch is set for 6:15 CT.

Rangers vs Mariners

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Seattle picked up a 3-2 win over the Rangers in the most recent game of this series. The Mariners had a two-run lead after the first inning, and the Rangers could only muster one run in the 3rd inning. As for the Mariners, they scored the game’s go-ahead run in the 5th, and both offenses went silent after that.

Luis Castillo started for the Mariners and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up two earned runs. He finished the game with seven strikeouts but issued a season-high six walks. As for the Rangers, Andrew Heaney got the start and took the loss, going just 4 2/3 innings and giving up three earned runs.

Mitch Garver hit the game’s only home run while going 1/2 with two RBIs. Victor Robles also had a two-hit game for the Mariners. Wyatt Langford was the only Rangers hitter to have more than one hit.

Texas is 33-36 overall and trails the Mariners by 6.5 games in the AL West. So far, they are 9-12 against other AL West teams. The Rangers are on the road today, and they have gone 17-19 away from home this year.

As the road underdog, the Rangers have put together an 11-13 record this season. They are also 20-18 as the favorite. Texas’ overall series record is 10-11-1, and they have won two straight series on the road. Their home losing streak in series is at two straight.

When the Rangers are on the road, they are 17-19 against the run line, and they have covered in three straight games. They are 14-24 against the run line as the favorite, but 17-14 as the underdog. Their average run differential in winning games is +4.0, while it is -3.6 in losing games.

The Texas Rangers are on the road today against the Seattle Mariners. The over/under line for the game is set at 6.5 runs, which is lower than their season average of 9 runs per game. The over/under record for the Rangers this season is 25-42, and their games have averaged 8.5 runs per game. Their last three games have gone under the total.

Nathan Eovaldi Gets The Start For The Rangers

Texas is sending right-hander Nathan Eovaldi to the mound today vs. the Mariners. He has made 10 starts this year and has a record of 3-2 with a 2.68 ERA. Eovaldi’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.09, and he has turned in four quality starts. In his last outing, Eovaldi picked up the win, going seven innings and giving up two earned runs on five hits. Before that, he had gone three straight outings without giving up more than one earned run. Eovaldi has been much better at home this year, coming in with a 2.32 ERA compared to 4.19 on the road.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

Adolis Garcia has been the Rangers’ top run producer this season, as he is 15th in the league with 40 RBIs and is also 8th in the MLB with 13 home runs. However, he is batting just .217 for the season. Corey Seager and Marcus Semien have also been big power threats for the Rangers, as Seager has 14 homers and Semien has gone deep 11 times. Seager is batting .268 for the year, and Semien comes in with a batting average of .258.

For the season, the Rangers are averaging 4.3 runs per game and have been a better offensive team on the road than at home. As a team, they are batting .239 and have the 16th ranked on-base percentage in the league. Texas comes into the game with a team batting average of .239.

Seattle is 41-31 overall and leads the AL West by 6.5 games over the Rangers. So far, they have been excellent against other teams in their division, going 15-5. The Mariners took the first game of this series vs. the Rangers and are 6-4 over their last 10 games.

At home, the Mariners have gone 25-12 this season compared to a 16-19 mark on the road. As the favorite, Seattle is 26-18 and 19-10 when favored at home. So far, they are 12-8-2 in series matchups this year.

Seattle has been a solid run line bet this season with a 34-38 record, which includes a 19-18 mark at home. The Mariners have an average run differential of +0.2 runs per game, and they have been a better run line bet in games they have lost, with an average run differential of -3.5 runs per game in those contests.

Seattle is 1-2 when the over/under line is set at 6.5 runs, and their games have averaged 7.5 runs per game. The Mariners have an over/under record of 27-42 on the season, and the average over/under line for their games is set at 8 runs. Seattle has had over/under lines set at 6.5 runs in three games this season, and the under has hit in four straight games for the Mariners.

George Kirby Gets The Start For The Mariners

Seattle is sending right-hander George Kirby to the mound today vs. the Rangers. He has made 14 starts this season and has a record of 5-5 with a 3.81 ERA. Kirby’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.02, and opponents are batting .230 off him this year. Kirby has turned in seven quality starts this year and is coming off an outing in which he went seven innings, giving up one earned run and four hits. In that outing, he finished with a no decision. Before that, he had won two straight starts.

Mariners Offense Breakdown

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Cal Raleigh has been one of the Mariners’ top power threats this season, as his 12 home runs is 9th in the league and leads the team. However, he is batting just .207 for the season and has gone 4/18 in his last five games. Julio Rodríguez has been a bright spot for the Mariners, hitting .265 for the season with six homers, which is 15th in the league. Mitch Garver is 2nd on the team with eight homers but has a batting average of just .176.

Seattle’s offense has been one of the worst in the league this season, averaging just 3.8 runs per game. They are also near the bottom of the league in batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging. Overall, they are 7th in home runs, but that hasn’t translated to a lot of runs.

Rangers vs Mariners Prediction

Our predicted score for this one is 5-4 in favor of the Mariners, which has us looking to take them on the money line at -131. At this payout, we see this as a good value pick, as there are a few different ways you could look to bet this game.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have George Kirby finishing with six strikeouts, and he is projected to go the longest out of any starter today. As for Nathan Eovaldi, he is projected to finish with six strikeouts, and we have him going six innings.

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