Detroit Tigers vs Seattle Mariners 05/17/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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Detroit Tigers vs Seattle Mariners 05/17/2021 – Detroit Tigers will look forward to rebounding from their last defeat as they open their three-game series against Seattle Mariners from T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington. The Tigers are holding a 14-26 record on the season and are currently the fourth in the AL Central Division play. The Seattle Mariners are sitting at the third spot in the AL West Division play with a 21-20 record. The Mariners enter this game riding a three-game winning streak after their last success against Cleveland Indians. The online betting MLB odds are available online as these teams battle in an exciting game.
Detroit Tigers vs Seattle Mariners 05/17/2021
The Detroit Tigers are now ahead of the Minnesota Twins as they continue to trail the Royals. Detroit dropped their last three-game series against the Cubs with a 1-2 record. The Tigers gave up five runs in their last game and scored just one in return. Jeimer Candelario is the leader for Detroit with a batting clip of .286. When it comes to home runs, Wilson Ramos has taken the lead with six. The Tigers will turn in Casey Mize as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 2-3 record on the season with an ERA of 4.19, 27 Ks, and 16 BBs.
Players to watch: J. Candelario 3B (GP 38, AB 140, R 19, H 40, 2B 6, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 13, TB 55, BB 16, SO 39, SB 0, AVG 0.286, OBP 0.363, SLG 0.393, OPS 0.756, WAR 0.8), R. Grossman LF (GP 39, AB 136, R 34, H 34, 2B 7, 3B 2, HR 4, RBI 18, TB 57, BB 28, SO 37, SB 7, AVG 0.25, OBP 0.385, SLG 0.419, OPS 0.804, WAR 1.4)
The Mariners are coming off an important victory against Cleveland Indians. Seattle defeated the Indians in three of their last four games on the season. The Mariners smashed three runs from the plate in their last game and gave up two to Cleveland. Mitch Haniger is the leader in batting with an average of .258, 12 home runs, 30 RBIs, and 39 hits. The Mariners have Ty France with an on-base percentage of .333. Yusei Kikuchi will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 1-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.30, 13 BBs, and 45 Ks.
Players to watch: M. Haniger RF (GP 40, AB 153, R 30, H 41, 2B 9, 3B 1, HR 12, RBI 30, TB 88, BB 13, SO 39, SB 0, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.575, OPS 0.895, WAR 1), K. Seager 3B (GP 41, AB 151, R 15, H 35, 2B 10, 3B 1, HR 8, RBI 27, TB 71, BB 15, SO 34, SB 1, AVG 0.232, OBP 0.306, SLG 0.47, OPS 0.776, WAR 1.4)
Detroit Tigers vs Seattle Mariners Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle’s last 9 games.
Detroit Tigers vs Seattle Mariners Betting Picks
The Tigers are one of those struggling teams as they failed to get past most of their opponents. As for Seattle, they are one game ahead of the .500 mark. The best online sportsbook is slanting towards the Mariners to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Mariners 5, Tigers 3.