Dodgers vs. Mariners Saturday Pick

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Seattle Mariners, 8/18/2018 Prediction & Odds

The Dodgers waxed the Mariners on Friday night when the two teams opened their interleague series. Will Seattle rebound or will Los Angeles win again and claim the series when the two teams meet again at 10:10 p.m. ET on Saturday?

Game Snapshot & Odds

979 Los Angeles Dodgers (-136) at 980 Seattle Mariners (+126); 8 runs

Saturday, August 18, 2018

10:10 p.m. ET, Safeco Field

TV: LAD (SNLA); SEA (RSNW)

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetNow.eu, the Dodgers as a -136 favorite. As of this writing, 65% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Dodgers to beat the Mariners on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.

Dodgers’ Hill takes no-decision vs. Rockies

Rich Hill allowed three runs -- two earned -- over six innings Sunday in a no-decision versus the Rockies. Hill struck out four, didn't issue a walk, and gave up only four hits, but one of those hits was a home run by Charlie Blackmon and Colorado ultimately won the game in walk-off fashion. Hill remains 5-4 on the season, with a 3.57 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, and 90/30 K/BB ratio in 85 2/3 innings. He'll get the Mariners on the road next.

Mariners’ Ramirez fires five scoreless innings vs. Astros

Erasmo Ramirez fired five shutout innings in a no-decision against the Astros on Sunday. Ramirez threw the proverbial kitchen sink and pounded the strike-zone against an injury-depleted Astros lineup, needing just 79 pitches (54 strikes) to complete five scoreless frames. He scattered three singles, struck out three and did not walk a batter. The 28-year-old righty is replacing Felix Hernandez, who was demoted to the bullpen after posting a lackluster 5.73 ERA in 23 starts. A stellar outing like this should cement his spot in the rotation moving forward. He's 0-2 with a 6.75 ERA and 9/1 K/BB ratio in three starts.

MLB Betting Trends

Los Angeles

The Dodgers have won 104 of their last 153 games coming off a win.

Seattle

The Mariners are just 1-5 in their last six interleague games.

Prediction:

The Dodgers continue to own the Mariners, beating Seattle in all six of the last six meetings between the two teams. The Dodgers are also 14-3 in Hill’s last 17 starts after allowing two runs or less in their previous game and are 4-1 in Hill’s last five starts. Meanwhile, the Mariners have lost four of Ramirez’s last five home starts, are 1-6 in their last seven home games and have dropped five of six against the National League West.

 

The Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers -136

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