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2021 MLB Handicapping
(75-62) Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros (79-57)
Date: Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
Time: 8:10 PM ET
Venue: Minute Maid Park, Houston, TX
Projected Pitchers: Logan Gilbert (SEA) vs. Jake Odorizzi (HOU)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Mariners +140 Astros -175
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Mariners +1.5, Astros -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8.5
The Mariners will be in Houston to take on the Astros for game 2 Tuesday at 8:10 ET. Game 1 is Monday at 7:10 ET.
Logan Gilbert is going for the Mariners and Jake Odorizzi gets the ball for the Astros.
Seattle won the series when these teams met last.
The Mariners keep playing better than what people thought. They have been one of the more surprising teams in the league.
With a record of 75-62, they are in 2nd place of the American League West. They trail the Astros by 4.5 games.
Seattle beat the Diamondbacks 10-4 on Sunday. They ended up sweeping a 3 game set with Arizona. In those games, the Mariners scored 24 runs and allowed 14 runs.
Chris Flexen went 6 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on Sunday.
Logan Gilbert is 5-5 with an ERA of 5.26. His last start was against the Astros where he went 5 innings and did not allow an earned run. Seattle won that game 1-0.
Overall, the pitching has not been great for this team. They have an ERA of 4.27 which is 15th best in the league.
Their offense is scoring 4.25 runs per game which is 22nd best overall.
Seattle has hit 170 home runs which is 14th best in the league.
The Astros have had a good season overall, but they have not been playing great as of late.
They are still in 1st place of the American League West with a record of 79-57.
Houston lost to the Padres 4-3 on Sunday. San Diego ended up winning 2 games out of 3 in that series. In those games, the Astros scored 11 runs and allowed 17 runs.
Luis Garcia went 5.2 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on Sunday.
Jake Odorizzi is 6-7 with an ERA of 4.32. His last start was against the Mariners where he went 5 innings and allowed 1 earned run.
The pitching has been good for this team so far. They have an ERA of 3.71 which is 5th best in the league.
Their offense is a good one, but it has been quiet as of late.
Houston has hit 174 home runs which is 12th best in baseball.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Astros are 10-3 in their last 13 Tuesday games.
- Astros are 15-6 in their last 21 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Astros are 62-25 in their last 87 home games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
- Astros are 16-7 in their last 23 games vs. the American League West.
Seattle Mariners vs. Houston Astros MLB Prediction:
This is good series between 2 of the top teams in the American League West. Seattle is trying to gain ground on Houston, while the Astros want to widen the gap.
Houston is the better team and I look for them to show that in this one. I look for them to look sharper after coming off that road trip.
I feel that the Astros will hit around Gilbert enough to get themselves a win.
I am going with the Astros on the moneyline.
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