Mariners vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, May 15, 2023

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Mariners vs. Red Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, May 15, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Boston Red Sox (22-19) will try to end their three-game losing streak when they host the Seattle Mariners (20-20) on Monday at 7:10 PM ET on MLB Network. Bookmakers consider the Mariners to be -121 favorites for the contest, while the Red Sox are +102 underdogs looking for the upset.

Seattle’s George Kirby gets the start, and he’ll go against Boston’s Tanner Houck.

Mariners vs. Red Sox Odds

  • Mariners odds to win: -121
  • Red Sox odds to win: +102
  • Spread: Mariners -1.5
  • Total: 10 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, May 15, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Mariners vs. Red Sox?

Mariners and Red Sox Betting Trends

The Mariners have been favored on the moneyline 28 total times this season. They’ve finished 15-13 in those games.

Seattle has a 12-11 record (winning 52.2% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -121 or shorter.

This season, the Red Sox have won 13 out of the 25 games, or 52%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

Boston has entered 21 games this season as the underdog by +102 or more and is 10-11 in those contests.

The Mariners have combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 18 times this season for an 18-20-2 record against the over/under.

So far this season, the Red Sox and their opponents have hit the over in 27 of their 41 games with a total.

Mariners Stats & Insights

The Mariners are the 18th-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 4.4 runs per game (174 total).

Seattle ranks 21st in MLB with 41 total home runs.

The Mariners rank last in the majors with a .224 batting average.

Seattle’s 9.7 strikeouts per game are the third-most in the majors.

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

Seattle has a 3.33 team ERA that ranks fourth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Red Sox Stats & Insights

The Red Sox have scored the third-most runs in the league this season with 226.

Boston has hit 51 homers this season, which ranks 10th in the majors.

The Red Sox have a team batting average of .267 this season, which ranks third among MLB teams.

Boston is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking fifth with an average of 7.8 strikeouts per game.

The Red Sox have an 8.6 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 18th in the majors.

Boston has the 27th-ranked ERA (5.02) in the majors this season.

Mariners Key Players to Watch

Kirby (4-2) takes the mound for the Mariners in his eighth start of the season. He’s put together a 2.62 ERA in 44 2/3 innings pitched, with 35 strikeouts.

Ty France has been key for Seattle with 41 hits, an OBP of .357 plus a slugging percentage of .380.

Jarred Kelenic leads Seattle in batting average (.287), home runs (eight) and runs batted in (20) this season.

Julio Rodriguez is among the top hitters for Seattle with a .215 average, seven homers and 20 RBI.

J.P. Crawford is batting .250 with an OBP of .379 and a slugging percentage of .342 this season.

Red Sox Key Players to Watch

The Red Sox’s Houck (3-2) will make his eighth start of the season.

Alex Verdugo leads the Red Sox with a team-best batting average of .299.

Rafael Devers has hit 11 home runs with 37 RBI. Both are team-highs.

Masataka Yoshida is batting .298 with seven doubles, six home runs and 15 walks.

Justin Turner has nine doubles, three home runs and 20 walks while batting .265.

Mariners and Red Sox 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)

Red Sox: Christian Arroyo: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Yu Chang: 10 Day IL (Hand), Kutter Crawford: 15 Day IL (Knee), Garrett Whitlock: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Zack Kelly: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adam Duvall: 60 Day IL (Wrist), Wyatt Mills: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Trevor Story: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee), Kiké Hernández: day-to-day (Hamstring)

Mariners vs. Red Sox Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Red Sox 6, Mariners 5
  • Total Prediction: Under 10 runs
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