Twins vs. Mariners Prediction

Minnesota Twins vs. Seattle Mariners, 5/26/2018 Prediction & Odds

After a pitching duel on Friday, which team will come out on top when the Seattle Mariners host the Minnesota Twins tonight at 10:10PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

923 Minnesota Twins at 924 Seattle Mariners

Saturday, May 26, 2018

10:10PM ET – Safeco Field

TV: ESPN+

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, the Mariners at favored at home, as they are getting odds of -120 to win. Minnesota is getting a money line of +110 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 8 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 72 percent of the wagers going on Minnesota on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Minnesota quiet at the plate

The Twins dropped their second straight in a 2-1 loss at Seattle on Friday. They have scored just one run in both of the losses. Minnesota is now 21-25 overall with a 10-13 record on the road. The Twins are putting up 4.11 runs per game this season while allowing 4.48 runs per contest.

Jake Odorizzi gets the start for the Twins this evening. He has started 10 games this season and has a 3-2 record with a 3.17 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP. Odorizzi has pitched a total of 54 innings this year and has 55 strikeouts with 23 walks.

Seattle pitching locked in

The Mariners have won six of their last seven games after Friday’s victory. In the six wins, they have held five of the opponents to two runs or less. Seattle is now 30-20 overall and 13-10 at home. The Mariners are putting up 4.40 runs per game this season while giving up 4.22 runs per contest.

Wade LeBlanc gets the start for the Mariners tonight. He has started four games this year and appeared in a total of nine. LeBlanc has a 2.65 ERA with a 1.12 WHIP but hasn’t recorded a decision. He has 27 strikeouts and five walks over 34 innings of work.

MLB Betting Trends

Minnesota

The Twins are just 1-4 in their last five games against a winning team and 1-6 in their last seven games after scoring two runs or less in their previous game.

Seattle

Seattle has won four straight home games and seven of its last eight Saturday games. They also have won four straight over AL Central opponents.

Prediction:

The Mariners are locked in on the mound and I think LeBlanc should be able to have a good start for the team tonight. Minnesota has looked pretty good with Odorizzi on the mound, but I trust Seattle’s hitters at home more than the Minnesota hitters on the road.

 

The Pick: Seattle Mariners -120

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