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2021 MLB Handicapping
(78-68) Seattle Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals (66-79)
Date: Friday, September 17th, 2021
Time: 8:10 PM ET
Venue: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Chris Flexen (SEA) vs. Brady Singer (KC)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Mariners -115 | Royals +105
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Royals -1.5 (+155)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U 9.5
Seattle will travel to Kansas City in hopes of saving their playoff chances as the Mariners and Royals face off in a weekend series. These teams met at the end of August with Kansas City taking 3 of the 4 games in the series.
The Mariners continue to lose ground in a very contentious AL Wild Card race. Seattle has now dropped 2 of 3 games in 3 straight series to the Astros, Diamondbacks, and Red Sox. The team is now 4 games back from the lowest playoff seed as the Blue Jays, Yankees, and Red Sox are all tied for the spots.
Their final stretch isn’t too difficult as they will alternate between the Athletics and Angels the rest of the way for their remaining 4 series. If they want a chance of making the playoffs for the first time in 20 years.
3B Kyle Seager has been a big bat in the Mariners lineup this season. He has team bests in Home Runs (34) and RBI’s (96) but is hitting just a .208 average.
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City has been a below average team all season and they continue to sit at that spot as Septembers rolled around. The Royals are 66-79, good for 4th in the AL Central.
Catcher Salvador Perez leads the Royals offensively as he is having the best season of his career and possibly for any catcher in history. He hit his career high 45th homer on Thursday (2nd most in the league) and is in reach of the franchise home run record of 48 set by Jorge Soler in 2019.
With one swing, Perez increased his league high RBI total to 112 as well as tying Johnny Bench for the most home runs in a season by a catcher. The record has stood for 51 years and it is likely to be broken by Perez with just less than a month remaining.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Mariners are 78-68 overall
- Mariners are 36-35 on the road
- Royals are 66-79 overall
- Royals are 35-36 at home
Free Seattle Mariners vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Prediction:
Seattle is seeing their playoff hopes dwindle away once again as it is becoming more and more likely they will return to the place they haven’t been since 2001.
Kansas City has continued to fight despite their playoff window being closed for sometime now. Catcher Salvador Perez has led this team all year and his having the best season of his career.
There is a steep pitching advantage in one direction for the series opener and that is in favor of Seattle. Chris Flexen will take the mound for the Mariners and the right hander is 11-6 on the the year with a 3.73 ERA. Compared to Brady Singer’s 4-10 record and 4.85 that is a significant difference.
I’m taking Seattle to straighten the ship and get back in the win column Friday night.
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