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(37-40) Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Seattle Mariners (38-38)
Date: Tuesday June 28, 2016
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Safeco Field Seattle, Washington
Projected Pitchers: Jonathan Niese vs Hisashi Iwakuma
MLB Moneyline Odds: Pirates +129 / Mariners -144
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Pirates +1.5 -160 / Mariners -1.5 +140
MLB Betting Total: 8
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Both of these teams have been really struggling for the past several weeks and each could use a good series before the All Star break. Each is over 10 games out of first place in their respective divisions.
The Mariners have lost 7 of their last 9 games and after winning 2 in a row they were back in the L column in their last game.
The Pirates have lost 14 of their last 19 games and they had won 3 straight before a loss in their last game.
In their last games the Pirates lost to the L.A. Dodgers 5-4 and the Mariners lost to the Cardinals 11-6.
The Pirates rank 13th in the Majors in runs scored and only 24th in team ERA.
Jonathan Niese (6-5 4.93 ERA) gets the call for the Pirates and in his last outing he was tagged for 5 earned runs in 6 innings in a 6-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants. The Pirates have lost his last 3 starts.
To say Niese has been struggling as of late would be an understatement, as in his last 3 starts he has given up 17 earned runs in 16 innings of work.
The Pirates are 1-4 in Niese’s last 5 starts.
The Pirates are 15-21 on the road this season and they have lost their last 5 games away from Pittsburgh.
The Mariners rank 7th in the Majors in both runs scored and team ERA.
Hisashi Iwakuma (6-6 4.45 ERA) goes for the Mariners in this interleague game and in his last outing he was not sharp at all giving up 5 earned runs in only 4 innings in a 5-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers. The Mariners had won his previous 2 starts.
The Mariners are 5-2 in Iwakuma’s last 7 starts.
The Mariners are only 2-8 in Iwakuma’s last 10 home starts facing a team with a losing record.
After their offense had stalled for a while the Mariners have scored 14 runs in their last 3 games.
The Mariners are 17-19 at home this season.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Pirates are 5-14 in their last 19 overall.
- Pirates are 1-4 in their last 5 interleague games.
- Pirates are 0-5 in their last 5 road games.
- Mariners are 8-2 in their last 10 interleague games.
- Mariners are 3-10 in their last 13 games vs. a left-handed starter.
Free Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Prediction:
Tough call in this one, but going with the Mariners at home since they are 8-2 in their last 10 interleague games and the Pirates simply cannot win on the road lately.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Mariners ML and game total Over 8
A lot of the betting trends point to the Under in this one, but with the pitcher’s in tonight’s game struggling the Over is the way to go.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Seattle 7-6
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