Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers 08/17/2021 Forecast, Analysis and Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers 08/17/2021 – It’s time for an AL West Division battle to take place as the Seattle Mariners take on the Texas Rangers from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The Mariners are still battling hard to get past the Athletics from the third position. Seattle has improved their performance from last season and is now nine games ahead of the .500 mark. The Texas Rangers have experienced a major struggle this season as they failed to stay ahead of their opponents. The mlb online betting predictions are out with all the odds and lines for this entertaining game.
Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers 08/17/2021
The Seattle Mariners dropped a total of 56 games and won 63 in return. The Mariners are five games behind the Athletics in second place. Settle is coming off a victory against the Blue Jays in their last series. However, they dropped their last game with a final score of 8-3. Tyler Anderson will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher. The southpaw is holding an ERA of 4.24 with a 5-8 record on the season. Ty France continues to lead the Mariners from the plate with a batting clip of .285.
Players to watch: Mitch Haniger RF (GP 114, AB 452, R 79, H 117, 2B 19, 3B 2, HR 26, RBI 66, TB 218, BB 33, SO 119, SB 1, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.482, OPS 0.796, WAR 2), J.P. Crawford SS (GP 117, AB 440, R 60, H 118, 2B 25, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 36, TB 161, BB 39, SO 82, SB 3, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.366, OPS 0.696, WAR 2.7).
The Rangers are stuck at the bottom with a terrible 42-76 record on the season. Texas is far behind the Angels in the fourth and they are coming off a neat victory against the Athletics. Texas smashed seven runs in their last game and gave up four to Oakland. Spencer Howard will take the nod in this game as their starting pitcher. The righty is holding a 0-3 record with an ERA of 5.61, 37 Ks, and 19 BBs in total. Isiah Kiner-Falefa is the leader in batting with an average of .260 and a team-high of 122 hits.
Players to watch: Isiah Kiner-Falefa 3B (GP 117, AB 469, R 53, H 122, 2B 21, 3B 3, HR 7, RBI 39, TB 170, BB 15, SO 71, SB 16, AVG 0.26, OBP 0.295, SLG 0.362, OPS 0.657, WAR 3), Adolis Garcia RF (GP 107, AB 412, R 55, H 101, 2B 16, 3B 2, HR 26, RBI 70, TB 199, BB 22, SO 135, SB 8, AVG 0.245, OBP 0.289, SLG 0.483, OPS 0.772, WAR 2.7).
Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Seattle’s last 12 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas’ last 8 games.
Seattle Mariners vs Texas Rangers Betting Picks
The most popular betting sites have predicted the Mariners to win this game and cover the spread. Seattle has a better shot against the struggling Rangers. The Mariners have won 17 of their last 23 games against Texas.
Score Prediction: Mariners 7, Rangers 5.