Mariners vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, May 14, 2023

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Mariners vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, May 14, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Seattle Mariners (20-19), led by Ty France on a 10-game hitting streak, will meet the Detroit Tigers (17-21) Sunday at Comerica Park. The Mariners are -185 favorites for the matchup, which starts at 1:40 PM ET on BSDET.

Seattle’s Logan Gilbert and Detroit’s Joey Wentz have been named the starters for this contest.

Mariners vs. Tigers Odds

  • Mariners odds to win: -185
  • Tigers odds to win: +158
  • Spread: Mariners -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, May 14, 2023
  • Time: 1:40 PM ET

Who Will Win Mariners vs. Tigers?

Mariners and Tigers Betting Trends

The Mariners have a 15-12 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 55.6% of those games).

When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -185 or shorter, Seattle has gone 5-1 (83.3%).

The Tigers have been underdogs in 37 games this season and won 16 (43.2%) of those contests.

Detroit has a record of 7-10 in games where oddsmakers have it as underdogs of at least +158 on the moneyline.

The Mariners have had an over/under set by bookmakers 39 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 18 of those games (18-19-2).

The Tigers and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 19 of their 38 opportunities.

Mariners Stats & Insights

The Mariners rank 19th in runs scored with 171, 4.4 per game.

Seattle averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 20th in baseball with 41 total home runs .

The Mariners’ .223 batting average ranks 29th in MLB.

Seattle strikes out 9.7 times per game, the worst mark in baseball.

The nine strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Mariners pitching staff ranks 11th in the majors.

Seattle has the second-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (3.28).

Tigers Stats & Insights

The Tigers are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking last with just 134 total runs (3.5 per game) this season.

Detroit has hit just 31 homers this season, which ranks 28th in the majors.

The Tigers have a team batting average of just .229 this season, which ranks 26th among MLB teams.

Detroit ranks 18th with an average of 9.2 strikeouts per game.

The Tigers strike out just 7.7 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 27th in MLB.

Detroit has pitched to a 4.46 ERA this season, which ranks 18th in baseball.

Mariners Key Players to Watch

Gilbert (1-2) takes the mound for the Mariners in his eighth start of the season. He’s put together a 3.79 ERA in 40 1/3 innings pitched, with 50 strikeouts.

France has been key for Seattle with two home runs, 19 RBI and a batting average of .276 this season.

Jarred Kelenic leads Seattle in home runs with eight, runs batted in with 20 and a batting average of .289.

Julio Rodriguez is slashing .214/.280/.403 this season for the Mariners.

J.P. Crawford has 28 hits and an OBP of .379 to go with a slugging percentage of .339 this season.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

The Tigers will hand the ball to Wentz (1-3) for his eighth start of the season.

Javier Baez is batting .256 with six doubles, three home runs and eight walks.

Riley Greene has a club-best .268 batting average.

Spencer Torkelson has racked up a team-best 17 runs batted in.

Zach McKinstry has five doubles, two home runs and 11 walks while hitting .267.

Mariners and Tigers Injuries

Mariners: Dylan Moore: 10 Day IL (Olique), Penn Murfee: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Easton McGee: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Andres Munoz: 15 Day IL (Deltoid), Robbie Ray: 15 Day IL (Flexor), Evan White: 60 Day IL (Adductor)

Tigers: Kerry Carpenter: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Trey Wingenter: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Beau Brieske: 15 Day IL (Arm), Matt Manning: 60 Day IL (Foot), Austin Meadows: 60 Day IL (Anxiety), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Mariners vs. Tigers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Mariners 6, Tigers 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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