Tigers vs. Mariners Prediction
The Seattle Mariners won in walk-off fashion last night as they sent the visiting Detroit Tigers to another loss. Will Seattle post a third straight victory this afternoon?
969 Detroit Tigers at 970 Seattle Mariners
Saturday, July 27, 2019
T-Mobile Park at 4:10PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Mariners are a -142 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Tigers are a +132 underdog, while the total is set at 9 runs. As of Saturday afternoon, 72 percent of public bets are coming in on host Seattle. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest information.
Hicks, Dixon homer in loss
Detroit lost by a count of 3-2 Friday night at Seattle as it fell to 30-69 overall and 17-33 on the road. John Hicks paced the Tigers offense as he went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, while Brandon Dixon ended the game 1-for-4 with a solo homer. Niko Goodrum was 2-for-with a double. Jose Cisnero suffered the loss in relief as he allowed one earned run on two hits with no strikeouts and one walk over two-thirds of an inning. Tyler Alexander gets the start today for Detroit as he enters with an 0-0 record, 2.25 ERA and 0.75 ERA with five strikeouts over 12 innings.
Smith notches walk-off single
Mallex Smith drove in the game-winning run with an RBI single Friday night as host Seattle topped Detroit by a score of 3-2 Friday night. Smith finished 2-for-4 with the RBI. Tom Murphy paced the offense as he went 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and two RBIs. Daniel Vogelbach was 1-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Roenis Elias picked up the win in relief as he threw one perfect inning with a strikeout. Marco Gonzales draws the start today for the M's as he comes in with an 11-8 record, 4.37 ERA and 1.33 WHIP with 91 strikeouts over 127 2/3 innings.
MLB Betting Trends
The Tigers are 30-69 in their last 99 road games. Detroit is 1-5 in its last six Saturday games.
The Mariners are 5-1 in their last six games overall. Seattle is 3-13 in its last 16 Saturday games.
Alexander hasn't had much of a strikeout rate in his first two starts, but he did pitch very well his last time out and does a good job keeping hitters off balance. The Mariners have struggled against lefties and did do a lot of damage against Daniel Norris last night. I'm taking the Tigers to grab a rare victory this afternoon as Gonzales is prone to bad starts here and there.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: DETROIT TIGERS +142