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Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners 08/31/2021 Analysis, Odds and Betting Picks

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Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners 08-31-2021 Analysis Odds and Betting Picks

Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners 08/31/2021 – The Astros are coming in hot after defeating the Mariners in their series opener. Houston will look forward to building on their success while they remain at the top of the AL West Division play. The Seattle Mariners will enter this game holding the third spot in the AL West. The Mariners are still battling for the Wild Card ticket as they remain two-plus games behind the Athletics. Seattle has been one of those strong teams but the AL West is loaded with tough competition. The online sportsbook odds are in favor of the Astros to win this game and cover the spread.

Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners 08/31/2021

When: Tuesday, August 31, 10:10 PM ET
Where: T-Mobile Park, Seattle, Washington
TV: ATTH
Stream: MLB.TV

Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners 08/31/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Houston Astros -1.5 (-111) 8 o (-111) -185
Seattle Mariners +1.5 (-122) 8 u (-122) +140
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Houston Astros

Houston Astros increased their overall record to 78-53 after their last success against the Mariners. The Astros are way ahead of the Athletics and are keen on clinching the division title. Lance McCullers Jr will get the ball as their starter in this game. McCullers is holding a neat 10-4 record on the season with an ERA of 3.32 and 151 Ks in total. Against the Mariners, the starter is 9-3 with an ERA of 2.93 and 110 Ks in total.

Players to watch: Jose Altuve 2B (GP 116, AB 480, R 89, H 131, 2B 20, 3B 1, HR 25, RBI 68, TB 228, BB 55, SO 79, SB 4, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.347, SLG 0.475, OPS 0.822, WAR 3.5), Carlos Correa SS (GP 119, AB 443, R 86, H 122, 2B 28, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 69, TB 212, BB 66, SO 95, SB 0, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.37, SLG 0.479, OPS 0.849, WAR 5.6).

Seattle Mariners

The Mariners dropped to 70-62 on the season after their last defeat against the Astros. Seattle has been an impressive team but they struggled to make it past some of their important games. Last night, they gave up four runs to the Astros and scored just three in return. Yusei Kikuchi will take the nod here as their starter in this game. Kikuchi is holding an ERA of 4.33 with a 7-7 record and 145 Ks in total. Against the Astros, Kikuchi is 1-4 with an ERA of 6.35 and 38 Ks in total.

Players to watch: Mitch Haniger RF (GP 127, AB 495, R 90, H 126, 2B 20, 3B 2, HR 29, RBI 73, TB 237, BB 42, SO 131, SB 1, AVG 0.255, OBP 0.319, SLG 0.479, OPS 0.798, WAR 2.1), J.P. Crawford SS (GP 129, AB 491, R 66, H 128, 2B 28, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 38, TB 174, BB 42, SO 94, SB 3, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.322, SLG 0.354, OPS 0.677, WAR 2.7).

Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners Betting Numbers

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Houston Astros

Houston are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
Astros are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Seattle.
Houston are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Houston are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games when playing on the road against Seattle.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston’s last 5 games played on a Tuesday.

Seattle Mariners

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle’s last 7 games.
Seattle are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Seattle’s last 7 games against Houston.
Seattle are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Seattle are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Houston.

Houston Astros vs Seattle Mariners Betting Picks

The MLB lines today are in favor of the Astros to take out Kikuchi with ease. Houston has a strong batting unit against a weak pitching squad. Back Houston to build on their success and cover the spread in this game.

Score Prediction: Astros 7, Mariners 4.