Mariners vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, May 9, 2023

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Mariners vs. Rangers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, May 9, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Texas Rangers (21-13) roll into Tuesday’s matchup with the Seattle Mariners (17-18) looking to extend a three-game winning streak. The contest starts at 9:40 PM ET on ROOT Sports NW with the Mariners listed as -157 favorites on the moneyline to stop the Rangers’ streak.

George Kirby will get the ball for Seattle while Texas will counter with Andrew Heaney.

Mariners vs. Rangers Odds

  • Mariners odds to win: -157
  • Rangers odds to win: +134
  • Spread: Mariners -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2023
  • Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • TV: ROOT Sports NW

Who Will Win Mariners vs. Rangers?

Mariners and Rangers Betting Trends

The Mariners have gone 12-11 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 52.2% of those games).

Seattle has a 7-3 record (winning 70% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -157 or shorter.

The Rangers have entered the game as underdogs 15 times this season and won 10, or 66.7%, of those games.

This season, Texas has won three of its five games when it’s the underdog by at least +134 on the moneyline.

The Mariners have had an over/under set by bookmakers 35 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 17 of those games (17-16-2).

The Rangers’ games have gone over the total in 21 of their 34 chances.

Mariners Stats & Insights

The Mariners are the 20th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.3 runs per game (149 total).

Seattle averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 19th in MLB action with 37 total home runs .

The Mariners have the third-worst batting average in the majors (.223).

Seattle’s hitters strike out 9.8 times per game, the 29th-most in baseball.

The Mariners pitching staff is 10th in the majors with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.

Seattle has a 3.48 team ERA that ranks fifth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Rangers Stats & Insights

The Rangers have scored 223 runs this season, which ranks second in MLB.

Texas has hit 46 homers this season, which ranks seventh in the majors.

The Rangers have a team batting average of .264 this season, which ranks sixth among MLB teams.

Texas ranks 17th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.1 Ks per contest.

The Rangers average the 20th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.5) in the league this season.

Texas has the ninth-best ERA (3.71) in the majors this season.

Mariners Key Players to Watch

The Mariners will send Kirby (3-2) to the mound to make his seventh start of the season. He is 3-2 with a 3.11 ERA and 26 strikeouts through 37 2/3 innings pitched.

Ty France is batting .264 with two home runs and 16 RBI for Seattle this season.

Jarred Kelenic leads Seattle in batting average (.288) and home runs (seven) this season, while also driving in 16 runs.

Julio Rodriguez has 29 hits this season and a slash line of .210/.278/.399.

J.P. Crawford has 25 hits and an OBP of .378 to go with a slugging percentage of .346 this season.

Rangers Key Players to Watch

The Rangers will hand the ball to Heaney (2-2) for his seventh start of the season.

Marcus Semien has nine doubles, five home runs and 20 walks while hitting .292.

Adolis Garcia’s nine home runs and 36 RBI both pace his team.

Jonah Heim paces the Rangers with a team-high batting average of .311.

Nate Lowe is batting .261 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 16 walks.

Mariners and Rangers Injuries

Mariners: Dylan Moore: 10 Day IL (Olique), Easton McGee: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Andres Munoz: 15 Day IL (Deltoid), Robbie Ray: 15 Day IL (Flexor), Penn Murfee: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Evan White: 60 Day IL (Adductor), J.P. Crawford: day-to-day (Knee)

Rangers: Travis Jankowski: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Corey Seager: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Mitch Garver: 10 Day IL (Knee), Jacob deGrom: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Spencer Howard: 60 Day IL (Lat), Brett Martin: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jake Odorizzi: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Glenn Otto: 60 Day IL (Lat)

Mariners vs. Rangers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Rangers 5, Mariners 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs
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