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2022 MLB Handicapping
(5-7) Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners (8-6)
Date: Saturday, April 23rd, 2022
Time: 9:40 PM ET
Venue: T-Mobile Park, Seattle, WA
Projected Pitchers: Kris Bubic (KC) vs. Matt Brash (SEA)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Royals+140 | Mariners -160
MLB run line Betting Odds: Royals+1.5, Mariners -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 7.5
The Seattle Mariners will hope to move towards a third straight series victory when they begin a three-game set with the Kansas City Royals on Friday night at T-Mobile Park.
Last year’s season series finished at 4-3 in favor of the Royals after Seattle had won 10 of the previous 13 head-to-head meetings.
The Mariners scored all of their runs off back to back XBH in the 4th inning, winning 4-1 on Friday.
Kansas City Royals
Seattle has played well on its first homestand of the season with a 4-2 record heading into Friday, but couldn’t quite pull off the sweep of the Rangers despite getting off to a great start in the series finale.
The Mariners are right at league average scoring-wise with 4.08 runs per game while posting a .699 team OPS. Seattle pitching is just outside the top five in the Majors with a 2.86 collective ERA including a mark of 2.37 from what’s shaping up to be another stellar bullpen.
Ty France has been Seattle’s best hitter early with a 1.004 OPS, three homers and 12 RBI. Crawford broke out last season and is off to a great start in 2022 with a .934 OPS, 1 homer and 6 RBI’s.
Seattle is dealing with a COVID outbreak, with outfielder Mitch Haniger, catcher Luis Torrens and top reliever Paul Sewald all out. Outfielder Kyle Lewis, who won the 2021 Rookie of the Year Award, is recovering from a torn meniscus. First baseman Evan White is on the IL after undergoing sports hernia surgery.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Royals are 1-1 ATS on the road
- Royals O/U are 1-1 on the road
- Mariners are 5-2 ATS at home
- Mariners O/U are 3-3-1 at home
Kansas City Royals vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Prediction:
Kansas City is the only team in the MLB without a road win, but that’s because they only played one due to bad weather, and it was a loss to St. Louis. I am taking Brash over Bubic in this one, and Seattle’s offense over Kansas City’s.
Although the Mariners are averaging just .196 BA against the left-handers, they still have better batters and pitching staff.
Also, Kris Bubic is not having a pleasant start of the season, which is something the hosts are going to exploit. On the other hand, Matt Brash faced the Astros and White Sox batters in his two starts and still boasts a strong 3.38 ERA.
Take Seattle once again on Saturday.
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