Hunter Brown will take the mound for the Houston Astros (70-54) Sunday looking for his 10th win of the season in a matchup with the Seattle Mariners (68-55). The Astros are -181 favorites to pick up the win in the contest, which starts at 1:05 PM ET on Peacock, live from Minute Maid Park.
Brown will get the ball for Houston while Seattle will counter with Emerson Hancock.
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Astros and Mariners Betting Trends
The Astros have gone 49-40 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 55.1% of those games).
When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -181 or shorter, Houston has a record of 19-8 (70.4%).
The Mariners have been underdogs in 41 games this season and won 21 (51.2%) of those contests.
Seattle has played as an underdog of +153 or more twice this season and split those games.
The Astros have combined with opponents to go over the total 61 times this season for a 61-60-3 record against the over/under.
Games involving the Mariners have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 61 of 123 chances this season.
Astros Stats & Insights
The Astros have the No. 6 offense in MLB play scoring 4.9 runs per game (602 total runs).
Houston is ninth in MLB play with 162 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
The Astros rank 14th in the majors with a .251 batting average.
Houston strikes out 7.9 times per game, the fourth-best average in MLB.
The pitching staff for the Astros has a collective 9.1 K/9, the seventh-best in MLB.
Houston has a 3.81 team ERA that ranks fourth across all MLB pitching staffs.
Mariners Stats & Insights
The Mariners rank 13th in the majors with 571 total runs scored this season.
Seattle has hit 154 homers this season, which ranks 12th in the majors.
The Mariners have a team batting average of .240 this season, which ranks 20th among MLB teams.
Seattle ranks just 29th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.9 whiffs per contest.
The Mariners have a nine K/9 this season as a pitching staff, ninth-best in baseball.
Seattle pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.71 ERA this year, second-best in baseball.
Astros Key Players to Watch
The Astros are sending Brown (9-8) to make his 23rd start of the season as he tries for his 10th win. He is 9-8 with a 4.24 ERA and 138 strikeouts in 125 1/3 innings pitched.
Kyle Tucker leads Houston in home runs with 24, runs batted in with 92 and his batting average of .297 is also best on his team.
Alex Bregman is batting .249 with an OBP of .348 and a slugging percentage of .421 this season.
Yordan Alvarez has collected 76 base hits, an OBP of .380 and a slugging percentage of .554 this season.
Mauricio Dubon is batting .266 with an OBP of .298 and a slugging percentage of .375 this season.
Mariners Key Players to Watch
The Mariners will send Hancock to the mound for his third start of the season.
Julio Rodriguez paces the Mariners in runs batted in (79) and has racked up a team-high batting average of .278.
Ty France has 28 doubles, 10 home runs and 33 walks while batting .256.
Cal Raleigh has racked up a team-high 22 home runs.
Teoscar Hernandez has 25 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 27 walks while hitting .256.
Astros and Mariners Injuries
Astros: José Abreu: 10 Day IL (Back), Grae Kessinger: 10 Day IL (Health and safety protocols), Phil Maton: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Luis Garcia: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Michael Brantley: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kyle Tucker: day-to-day (Illness)
Mariners: Jarred Kelenic: 10 Day IL (Foot), Tom Murphy: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Bryan Woo: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Marco Gonzales: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Penn Murfee: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Robbie Ray: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Easton McGee: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Evan White: 60 Day IL (Adductor), J.P. Crawford: 7 Day IL (Concussion)