Yankees vs. Mariners Prediction

New York Yankees vs. Seattle Mariners 9/9/18, Prediction & Odds

The New York Yankees downed the struggling host Seattle Mariners last night for their second straight win in the series. Can Seattle avoid being swept at home in today's series finale?

Game Snapshot

975 New York Yankees at 976 Seattle Mariners

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Safeco Field at 4:10PM ET

TV: ROOTNW (SEA)

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Yankees are a -130 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Mariners are a +120 underdog, while the total is set at 8.5 runs. As of Sunday morning, 74 percent of public bets are pouring in on visiting New York. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for up-to-date info.

McCutchen homers for second straight night

Andrew McCutchen hit a solo home run and was 1-for-3 plus a walk from the leadoff spot last night in a 4-2 victory at Seattle. Miguel Andujar ended the contest 2-for-3. Gleyber Torres went 2-for-3 with an RBI. Austin Romine finished 1-for-4 with a solo home run. Brett Gardner was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run. Lance Lynn gave up two earned runs on three hits with two strikeouts and no walks over six innings to pick up the win. Dellin Betances picked up his third save as he allowed one hit and walked one while striking out three in an inning of work.

Zunino hits 19th home run

Mariners catcher Mike Zunino was 1-for-3 with a solo home run in last night's loss to the Yankees. Mitch Haniger went 1-for-4 with his 32nd double of the season from the leadoff spot. Dee Gordon was 1-for-3 with an RBI. Nick Vincent suffered the loss as he gave up one earned run on one hit with a strikeout in one inning of work.

CC Sabathia (7-6, 3.54 ERA) will get the start today for New York, while Seattle counters with Erasmo Ramirez (2-3, 5.56).

MLB Betting Trends

New York

The Yankees are 11-3 in their last 14 road games. New York is 13-3 in Sabathia's last 16 starts versus Seattle. 

Seattle

The Mariners are 2-7 in Ramirez' last nine Sunday starts. Seattle is 5-21 in its last 26 home games versus New York.

Prediction:

Sabathia has been a solid piece in New York's rotation this season and he should fare well against a Mariners squad that has seen its playoff chances go down from over 80 percent two months ago to one percent presently. I'm fading Seattle until it shows some life again.

 

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: NEW YORK YANKEES -130

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