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Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians 03/08/2021 Forecast, Spring Training Analysis and Results
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Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians 03/08/2021 – The Seattle Mariners and Cleveland Indians are all set to square off in an exciting Spring Training game. The Mariners progressed better than last season of 2019 after finishing at the bottom. Seattle was the worst team in the AL West Division, but the short 60-game season was a comeback. Cleveland Indians, on the other hand, made it to the second spot in 2019 behind the Minnesota Twins. The Indians were a threat to the White Sox, Royals, and Tigers in the AL Central Division. 2021 baseball betting seems to be taking its course as these teams warm up in their Spring Training.
Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians 03/08/2021
The Seattle Mariners showed improvement with their overall performance after finishing third place last season of 2020. Seattle could not get past Houston Astros and they failed to make it to the Playoffs. However, they won 27 of their 60 games in total and stayed ahead of the Angels and Rangers. Spring Training seems to be going well for the Mariners, but nothing can be concrete until the regular season takes its course. In their last game, the Mariners tied with Oakland Athletics with a 1-1 final score.
Players to watch: T. France 3B (GP 5, AB 11, R 4, H 6, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 3, TB 13, BB 0, SO 0, SB 0, AVG 0.545, OBP 0.583, SLG 1.182, OPS 1.765, WAR 0), J. Marmolejos 1B (GP 5, AB 10, R 3, H 5, 2B 1, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 1, TB 6, BB 0, SO 0, SB 0, AVG 0.5, OBP 0.5, SLG 0.6, OPS 1.1, WAR 0).
Cleveland Indians are coming off a terrible defeat against Chicago White Sox in their last Spring Trailing game. The Indians scored nothing and gave up seven to the White Sox. Cleveland’s pitching unit struggled to make ends meet. In their last season, the Indians won 35 of their 60 games. Cleveland did well to punch their ticket to the Wild Card round. The Indians were holding the third spot behind Chicago White Sox in the second. With a few changes for the upcoming season, Cleveland seems to be all set to cause damage in the AL Central Division.
Players to watch: B. Bradley 1B (GP 4, AB 10, R 2, H 2, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 5, TB 8, BB 0, SO 2, SB 0, AVG 0.2, OBP 0.2, SLG 0.8, OPS 1, WAR 0), E. Rosario LF (GP 4, AB 10, R 0, H 2, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 4, TB 2, BB 0, SO 1, SB 0, AVG 0.2, OBP 0.2, SLG 0.2, OPS 0.4, WAR 0).
Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
Over is 7-1 in Mariners last 8 games with the total set at 6.5 or lower.
Over is 3-0-1 in Indians last 4 overall.
Seattle Mariners vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
Seattle Mariners are expected to do better this season, yet their biggest challenge will remain. The Mariners will need to get past the Astros and the Athletics. At present, the best baseball wagering site odds are in favor of the Indians to win this game. Cleveland has the potential to take out the Mariners in their Spring Training game.