Mariners vs. Guardians Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 2, 2023

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Mariners vs. Guardians Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 2, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Seattle Mariners (1-2) and Cleveland Guardians (2-1) meet Sunday at T-Mobile Park, with first pitch at 4:10 PM ET on ROOT Sports NW. The Mariners are -110 moneyline favorites for the contest, however, the Guardians are favored against the spread of 1.5 runs with +158 odds.

Marco Gonzales will get the ball for Seattle while Cleveland will counter with Cal Quantrill.

Mariners vs. Guardians Odds

  • Mariners odds to win: -110
  • Guardians odds to win: -109
  • Spread: Guardians -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 2, 2023
  • Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • TV: ROOT Sports NW

Who Will Win Mariners vs. Guardians?

Mariners and Guardians Betting Trends (2022)

The Mariners won 65.9% of the games last season they were favored on the moneyline (54-28).

Seattle had a record of 54-28 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -110 or shorter last year (65.9%).

Last season, the Guardians were the underdog 81 times and won 38, or 46.9%, of those games.

Last season, Cleveland won 37 of its 79 games, or 46.8%, when it was the underdog by at least -109 on the moneyline.

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 scored the 18th-most runs in baseball (690 total, 4.3 per game).

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

The Mariners’ .230 batting average ranked 26th in the majors.

The team struck out 8.6 times per game to rank 20th in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Mariners had a collective 8.7 K/9 last season, which ranked 12th in the majors.

Seattle’s 3.59 team ERA ranked eighth across all MLB pitching staffs.

Guardians Stats & Insights (2022)

The Guardians ranked 15th in the majors with 698 total runs scored last season.

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

The Guardians’ .253 batting average was among the best in baseball, ranking seventh in MLB.

No team had fewer strikeouts last season than Cleveland, who struck out only 6.9 times per game.

The Guardians struck out 8.6 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 16th in MLB.

Cleveland pitchers had a combined ERA of 3.46 last year, sixth-best in baseball.

Mariners Key Players to Watch (2022)

Gonzales makes his first start of the season for the Mariners.

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 finished with a .236 average last season, with 31 home runs and 87 RBI.

Teoscar Hernandez hit .267 with an OBP of .316, and a slugging percentage of .491.

Guardians Key Players to Watch (2022)

The Guardians will send Quantrill to the mound for 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 last season 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 (Hand), Dylan Moore: 10 Day IL (Olique), Robbie Ray: 15 Day IL (Flexor)

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

Mariners vs. Guardians Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Guardians 4, Mariners 3
  • Total Prediction: Under 8 runs
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