|MLB Mariners vs. Twins Picks & Predictions for Monday, August 27|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Monday, 27 August 2012 14:00|
Mariners vs. Twins Free Pick
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (ATS Consultants) – This is the first game of a four-game series. Felix Hernandez takes the mound for the Mariners against Liam Hendricks for the Twins. The opening pitch starts at 8:10pmET at Target Field in Minneapolis.
ODDS: The oddsmakers have installed the Mariners as a -165 favorite over the Twins. The total is 7.5 in most books. The Mariners come in with a 61-66 overall record and are 54-68 Under, while the Twins are 51-75 overall and are 62-58 Over.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Mariners opened as a -165 favorite and remained there at most books. The total started at 7.5 and remained there at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 83% of public bettors favor the Mariners. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.
MLB FREE PICK: According to the latest MLB trends, Seattle is 5-14-2 Under last 21 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30, 3-8-1 Under last 12 overall, 10-22-1 Under last 33 games vs. a right-handed starter, 16-35-4 Under last 55 games as a road favorite of -151 to -200, 8-20 Under in Hernandez's last 28 road starts vs. a team with a losing record. Felix Hernandez has nearly carried the Mariners to a playoff berth. In his last three starts, he's posted a 1.90 ERA. In his last start against the Twins on May 5, he nearly threw a no-hitter, allowing just 1 hit and two walks in a 7-0 win. The Twins had lost five straight until finally beating the Rangers yesterday.
MONDAY MLB FREE PICK: MARINERS/TWINS UNDER 7.5