Seattle vs Baltimore Baseball Betting Analysis

Posted by Ryan Knuppel on May 17, 2016 in

In Major League Baseball on Wednesday, the Seattle Mariners will take on the Baltimore Orioles in the second game of a three game series. The Seattle Mariners have been one of the best teams to start the season out of the American League West. The Mariners are 21-16 on the season, and just ½ game behind Texas in the division. For Baltimore, they are in first place in the tough American League East. The Orioles are 23-13, and tied with the Boston Red Sox, who are 24-14. Keep up with the latest MLB Odds with

How To Bet on the Mariners vs. Orioles MLB Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Wednesday, May 18, 7:05 PM ET
Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards
TV: ROOT Sports, MASN2
Radio: Mariners and Orioles
Stream Option: MASN 2
Pitching Matchups: Mariners: Taijuan Walker (2-2) vs. Chris Tillman (5-1)

Why Bet the Mariners

Seattle is coming into this game struggling a bit, following their three game sweep at the hands of the Angels. Seattle has loved what they have received from their second basemen Robinson Cano, with a .290 batting average, 12 homeruns and 34 runs batted in. Seattle is batting .245 on the season, which ranks near the bottom half of the league. Pitching for Seattle has been better than most expected. The Mariners are 6th with a 3.37 earned run average, and have 19 quality starts, led by Felix Hernandez.

Why Bet the Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles are going to be in a fight with the Boston Red Sox at the top of that division all season. Baltimore can score, and score at will. The Orioles are led by Manny Machado, who has emerged as one of the best young players in all of baseball. Machado is batting .333 for the Orioles, while blasting 11 homeruns. Baltimore has also loved their free agent signing of Mark Trumbo, as he leads with 28 runs batted in. The Orioles have won 7 out of their last 8 games overall.

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My Expert Pick & Prediction

The middle game of this series features Taijuan Walker for the Seattle Mariners against Chris Tillman for Baltimore. Walker has tremendous stuff, and has walked just 6 batters, while striking out 38 on the season. For Baltimore, Tillman has been a winner, with a 5-1 record and a 2.58 earned run average. The home team is in really good shape in this game with last at bats. Because of that the bet for Wednesday is the Baltimore Orioles -139 over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.

The final score prediction: Orioles 5 – Mariners 4.