In a battle of two teams that aren’t quite out of the playoff race, the Chi Sox and Chris Sale (14-3, 3.38 ERA) will match up against the Seattle Mariners and Wade LeBlanc (1-0, 3.52 ERA) at Safeco Field.
- The White Sox are 11-3 in their last 14 games on Monday.
- The favored team is 8-0 in the last 8 matchups between these two teams.
- The Mariners are 4-0 in their last 4 games at home following a loss at Safeco.
Things have gone a little awry for Chicago’s lanky lefty and it seems as though he may be sliding out of the CY Young race. In Sale’s last two starts he has given up a combined 12 earned runs and four home runs – eight of those runs were earned against the Atlanta Braves and their MLB-worst offense. Despite his recent struggles, Sale has been clinical on the road this year and has posted a 2.33 ERA and 7-1 record away from U.S. Cellular.
Wade LeBlanc is not exactly a household name but what he lacks in notoriety he fails to make up for in velocity. LeBlanc is by all accounts, a fill-in fifth starter that does not have overwhelming stuff. He does have two quality starts in his three outings this year but was dinged up in his last start and lasted only 3.1 innings.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Seattle Mariners as 130 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bodog.
Odds – Shark
computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.3-3.5 win for the Mariners on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Chicago White Sox vs Seattle Mariners Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
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The Seattle Mariners sit at No. 17 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds – Shark
, while the Chicago White Sox sit at No. 25 on the same chart.
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago White Sox rank No. 21 at 8.44 hits per game. That compares with the Seattle Mariners No. 12 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Seattle has the No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the No. 13 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The White Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in J Turner’s start, as they lost 8-1 against Los Angeles on Sunday at Angel Stadium.
Seattle batters were mowed down by C McHugh in their last start, falling 8-1 against Houston while striking out 10 times on Sunday at Safeco Field.
- Chi White Sox is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
- Chi White Sox is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
- Chi White Sox is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
- Chi White Sox is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
- Seattle is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
- Seattle is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
- Seattle is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
- Seattle is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at Seattle, Tuesday, July 19th