Mariners vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 16, 2023

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Mariners vs. Rockies Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 16, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Colorado Rockies (5-9) hope to avoid their fifth straight defeat when they visit the Seattle Mariners (6-8) Sunday at 4:10 PM ET on ROOT Sports NW. The Mariners are listed as -305 favorites, while the Rockies are +245 underdogs as they try to snap their losing skid.

Seattle’s Luis Castillo and Colorado’s Noah Davis have been named the starters for this contest.

Mariners vs. Rockies Odds

  • Mariners odds to win: -305
  • Rockies odds to win: +245
  • Spread: Mariners -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 16, 2023
  • Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • TV: ROOT Sports NW

Who Will Win Mariners vs. Rockies?

Mariners and Rockies Betting Trends

The Mariners have been the moneyline favorite 11 total times this season. They’ve finished 5-6 in those games.

Seattle has not yet played as moneyline favorites of -305 or shorter.

The Rockies have won three, or 27.3%, of the 11 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

Colorado has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +245.

In the 15 games in which oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Mariners, they have combined with opponents to go over the total eight times (8-5-2).

The Rockies’ games have gone over the total in eight of their 15 chances.

Mariners Stats & Insights

The Mariners rank 19th in runs scored with 64, 4.6 per game.

Seattle ranks 23rd in baseball with 14 home runs. They average 1.0 per game.

The Mariners are 23rd in the majors with a .236 batting average.

Seattle’s 9.1 strikeouts per game rank 16th in MLB.

The 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Mariners pitching staff ranks 20th in the majors.

Seattle’s 3.86 team ERA ranks ninth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Rockies Stats & Insights

The Rockies have scored the 24th-most runs in the league this season with 61 (4.4 per game).

Colorado ranks 18th in Major League Baseball with 15 home runs.

The Rockies rank eighth in MLB with a .267 team batting average.

Colorado ranks 11th in strikeouts per game (8.8) among MLB offenses.

The Rockies have an 8.0 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 25th in the majors.

Colorado has pitched to a 5.28 ERA this season, which ranks 24th in baseball.

Mariners Key Players to Watch

Castillo (1-0) gets the starting nod for the Mariners in his fourth start of the season. He has a 1.02 ERA in 17 2/3 innings pitched, with 17 strikeouts.

Ty France has been key for Seattle with one home run, 11 RBI and a batting average of .339 this season.

Julio Rodriguez is batting .254 with an OBP of .315 and a slugging percentage of .448 this season.

Jarred Kelenic is batting .356 this season with four home runs and seven RBI.

Eugenio Suarez leads Seattle in runs batted in with 13 while batting .295 with two homers.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

Davis gets the nod for the Rockies and will make his first start of the season.

Elias Diaz has racked up a team-best batting average of .370 and leads the Rockies in runs batted in (eight).

Charlie Blackmon is batting .320 with three doubles, a home run and five walks.

C.J. Cron paces the Rockies with four home runs and eight runs batted in.

Kris Bryant is hitting .298 with three doubles, a home run and four walks.

Mariners and Rockies Injuries

Mariners: Dylan Moore: 10 Day IL (Olique), Taylor Trammell: 10 Day IL (Hand), Robbie Ray: 15 Day IL (Flexor), Andres Munoz: 15 Day IL (Deltoid), Evan White: 60 Day IL (Adductor)

Rockies: Randal Grichuk: 10 Day IL (Hernia), German Márquez: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Daniel Bard: 15 Day IL (Anxiety), Antonio Senzatela: 15 Day IL (Knee), Ryan Rolison: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Lucas Gilbreath: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Brendan Rodgers: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Tyler Kinley: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Sean Bouchard: 60 Day IL (Biceps)

Mariners vs. Rockies Prediction

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