Collin McHugh will take the bump for the Houston Astros on Friday, as he looks to complete a season sweep of the Seattle Mariners. The M’s have had no answer for McHugh this season, as the righty is 3-0 with a 1.50 ERA and an 18-to-6 K/BB ratio in three starts against Seattle.
- The Mariners are 7-1 in Felix Hernandez’ past 8 starts.
- The OVER is 6-2 in the Astros’ past 8 games on the road.
- The total has gone OVER in nine of the Mariners’ last 11 games as home favorites.
Felix Hernandez will get the start for the Mariners, as he looks to rectify some inconsistencies in his game. King Felix has allowed fewer than three earned runs in five of his last eight starts but has surrendered four or more in the other three outings.
The ’Stros have been making fairly easy work of the Mariners in their recent outings, as Houston has won six of the past seven meetings between the two clubs. The Astros have held the Mariners to two or fewer runs in five of those seven contests.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Seattle Mariners as -151 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
Odds – Shark
computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.0-2.0 win for the Mariners on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Seattle (78-68) will face the 76-70 Astros in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Seattle vs Houston injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 8 (Seattle Mariners) and the No. 16 (Houston Astros) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
On offense, it’s a battle between the Seattle Mariners and its No. 8-rated batting order, averaging 4.79 runs per nine innings, against the No. 13 line up of the Houston Astros at 4.57 runs per outing.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Seattle has the No. 16-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Astros own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Astros grabbed a win last time out, defeating D Holland and the Rangers 8-4 on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.
Seattle rolled to a 2-1 win against Los Angeles on Wednesday, as H Iwakuma and the Mariners’ bats led the team to victory at Angel Stadium.
- Houston is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
- Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 6 games
- Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
- Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Seattle’s last 6 games
- Seattle is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home
- The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle’s last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Houston at Seattle, Saturday, September 17th