Mariners vs. Guardians Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, March 30, 2023

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Mariners vs. Guardians Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 30, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Seattle Mariners start their season as home favorites (-120) in a matchup with the Cleveland Guardians on Thursday at 10:10 PM ET, live on on MLB Network from T-Mobile Park.

Luis Castillo will get the ball for Seattle while Cleveland counter with Shane Bieber.

Mariners vs. Guardians Odds

  • Mariners odds to win: -120
  • Guardians odds to win: +101
  • Spread: Mariners -1.5
  • Total: 6.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 30, 2023
  • Time: 10:10 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Mariners vs. Guardians?

Mariners and Guardians Betting Trends (2022)

The Mariners finished with a 54-28 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 65.9% of those games).

In games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -120 or shorter last year, Seattle had a record of 50-25 (66.7%).

Last season, the Guardians won 38 out of the 81 games, or 46.9%, in which they were the underdog.

Cleveland had a record of 31-37, a 45.6% win rate, when it was set as the underdog by +101 or more by bookmakers last season.

The Mariners played in 166 games with an over/under set, and combined with their opponents to go over the total 77 times (77-81-8).

The Guardians and their opponents hit the over in 76 of their 166 games with a total last season.

Mariners Stats & Insights (2022)

Last season the Mariners had the No. 18 offense in MLB play scoring 4.3 runs per game (690 total runs).

Seattle averaged 1.2 home runs per game to rank ninth in MLB with 197 total home runs last season.

The Mariners ranked 26th in MLB with a .230 batting average.

The team struck out 8.6 times per game, the No. 20 mark in baseball.

The Mariners pitching staff ranked 12th in the majors last season with a collective 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings.

Seattle had the eighth-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (3.59).

Guardians Stats & Insights (2022)

The Guardians scored the 15th-most runs in the league last season with 698 (4.3 per game).

Cleveland hit just 127 homers last season, which ranked 29th in the league.

The Guardians had a team batting average of .253 last season, which ranked seventh among MLB teams.

Cleveland had the fewest strikeouts in MLB, whiffing only 6.9 times per game on average.

The Guardians averaged the 16th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.6) in the big leagues last season.

Cleveland pitched to a 3.46 last season, which ranked sixth in baseball.

Mariners Key Players to Watch (2022)

Castillo will take the mound to start for the Mariners, his first of the season.

Julio Rodriguez hit .282 last season with 28 home runs and 74 RBI.

Ty France collected 153 hits, posted an OBP of .345, and a .439 SLG.

Eugenio Suarez slugged 31 home runs and collected 87 RBI last season while batting .236.

Teoscar Hernandez collected 133 hits, posted an OBP of .316 and a .491 SLG.

Guardians Key Players to Watch (2022)

Bieber has been named the starter for the Guardians and will make his first start this season.

Jose Ramirez had 29 home runs and 126 runs batted in last season.

Steven Kwan hit .298 a season ago with 168 hits.

Josh Bell hit .266 a season ago with 29 doubles, three triples, 17 home runs and 85 walks.

Amed Rosario hit .283 with 26 doubles, nine triples, 11 home runs and 25 walks.

Mariners and Guardians Injuries

Mariners: Taylor Trammell: 10 Day IL (Undisclosed), Dylan Moore: 10 Day IL (Olique)

Guardians: Sam Hentges: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Triston McKenzie: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Cody Morris: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed)

Mariners vs. Guardians Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Mariners 5, Guardians 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 6.5 runs
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