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2021 MLB Handicapping
(43-28) Tampa Bay Rays vs. Seattle Mariners (36-36)
Date: Saturday, June 19th, 2021
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: T-Mobile Park, Seattle, Washington
Projected Pitchers: Josh Fleming (TB) vs Logan Gilbert (SEA)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rays -115 | Mariners +105
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Tampa Bay -1.5 (+100)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U 7.5
It is the opening contest of a four-game set when the Tampa Bay Rays travel cross country to take on the Seattle Mariners on Saturday.
Tampa Bay lost their second game in a row when they fell to the White Sox on Wednesday afternoon, 8-7.
Seattle dropped the series finale 7-2 against the Twins but were able to win the first two game and the series.
Shed Long Jr. hit a tying double in the bottom of the ninth inning and pinch-hitter Kyle Seager singled home the winning run to rally the Seattle Mariners past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Thursday night.
Yusei Kikuchi threw 4-hit ball over 7 innings, Seattle batted around during a 4-run first inning and the Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Friday night again.
Tampa Bay Rays
The Rays lost their last 2 games against the Chicago White Sox and lost their best record in baseball mantle in the process. Chicago overtook Tampa atop the American League so I expect the Rays to lock back in this series.
The Rays are led by DH Austin Meadows with 15 homers and 50 runs driven in. Brandon Lowe has 12 homers and 30 runs driven in, but he is hitting just .200 with 46 hits in 230 at bats.
The Rays will start left-hander Josh Fleming. Fleming is 6-4 with a 3.20 ERA in 11 appearances, 5 of which are starts. He had his best outing of the season last Sunday, going 4 innings in relief and allowed 0 hits.
The Mariners have been a very middle of the road team this season. Seattle has split their last 10 games overall and sit squarely in the middle of the AL West, but 9 games back from the Athletics for first place.
Seattle is led by Mitch Haniger with 16 home runs and 40 RBI’s. Kyle Seager is second on the team with 13 home runs and 40 RBI’s.
Logan Gilbert will take the mound Saturday for Seattle. The right-hander is 2-2 with a 4.13 ERA in 6 starts. In Gilbert’s last outing he went 6.2 innings and allowed only 1 earned run on 4 hits.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rays are 43-28 overall
- Rays are 24-14 on the road
- Mariners are 36-36 overall
- Mariners are 21-15 at home
Free Seattle Mariners vs. Tampa Bay Rays MLB Prediction:
Clearly, the Mariners had the better bullpen in the first game of the series, and I expect them to continue to deliver in that way. Look for Seattle to win late again.
The Rays are 3-10 in the last 13 meetings between these teams in Seattle and are 6-15 in the last 21 meetings overall.
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