Two teams from the American League will get together on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. The Seattle Mariners are coming off a thrilling 4-2 win on Wednesday in extra innings over the Texas Rangers. The Mariners are 3-6 on the season, which is at the bottom of the American League West Standings. For the New York Yankees, they dropped a decision to Toronto on Thursday. The Yankees are 4-4 on the season, and tied with their bitter rival the Red Sox, and behind the red-hot Baltimore Orioles. Find out the latest MLB betting odds here.
Seattle Mariners vs New York Yankees MLB Odds Analysis
When: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Where: Yankee Stadium in New York
Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle
Stream Option: MLB TV
Starting Pitchers: Hernandez vs. Sabathia
MLB Odds: TBA
Why Bet the Mariners
The Seattle Mariners are playing their second series on the road this season. The first time they were on the road was in Arlington Texas, where they lost the first game, and won the next two. The Mariners then lost five in a row to Oakland and Texas. Seattle is anchored by second basemen Robinson Cano, who has blasted 5 homeruns. Felix Hernandez is on the mound for the Mariners. Hernandez has been great in his first two starts. The 30 year old has 143 career wins, with 102 losses. He has struck out 16 batters in 13 innings this season.
Why Bet the Yankees
C.C. Sabathia is pitching in his 15th year of Major League Baseball. The big lefthander has a career record of 215-129. In his last start, Sabathia threw 6 innings, and allowed 4 hits and just 3 earned runs in an 8-4 win over the Detroit Tigers. The Yankees offense is led by Mark Teixiera with 3 homeruns and 8 runs batted in. The New York offense sputtered a little bit over the most recent week, as they scored just 7 runs in the series. New York is batting .274 as a team, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball.
Expert Score & Pick Prediction
What a pitching matchup in this game. Felix Hernandez and C.C. Sabathia. While both pitchers have not been on the best of their game lately, they both have had a great bit of success. Both teams have a pitcher that knows how to win. The bullpen for the New York Yankees is a little bit better in this game. Take the starting pitchers out of the decision, and the edge is going to go to the home team, the New York Yankees. Bet the New York Yankees -108 over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. The final score prediction for this game is the New York Yankees 5-4 over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday afternoon.