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Toronto Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners 08/15/2021 MLB Tips, Betting Odds and Predictions
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Toronto Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners 08/15/2021 – The Toronto Blue Jays will take on Seattle Mariners from T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington. The Blue Jays will enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. Toronto is two games behind the Yankees while they remain at the fourth spot. The AL East Division has three teams that dominate opponents. The Bay Rays, Red Sox, and Yankees. Toronto’s biggest challenge is to get past these three teams. Seattle Mariners are holding a decent record after staying ahead of the Angels and the Rangers. The baseball betting odds have been in favor of the Mariners for the past few days.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners 08/15/2021
Toronto Blue Jays
The Blue Jays have won a total of 62 games and dropped 54 in return. Toronto will need to make for their last few defeats. Last night, the Blue Jays pitching unit was rocked after giving up nine runs to the Mariners. From the plate, they were unable to score more than three. Toronto is holding the fourth-best record in scoring with an average of 5.16 runs per game. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is the leader in batting with an average of .312. Guerrero is also the leader in home runs with 35 while Bo Bichette is the leader in hits with 131.
Players to watch: Marcus Semien SS (GP 115, AB 458, R 85, H 126, 2B 33, 3B 2, HR 26, RBI 69, TB 241, BB 47, SO 114, SB 12, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.342, SLG 0.526, OPS 0.868, WAR 5.5), Bo Bichette SS (GP 112, AB 449, R 88, H 131, 2B 20, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 77, TB 213, BB 30, SO 99, SB 17, AVG 0.292, OBP 0.34, SLG 0.474, OPS 0.815, WAR 3.6).
Seattle Mariners are one of those teams that rely on their pitching unit. The Mariners are not too perfect at the plate since they hold the 23rd rank with an average of 4.16 runs per game. When it comes to hits, Seattle is at the bottom of the list with just 7.21 hits on average per game. Ty France is the leader in batting with an average of .285. Kyle Seager is the leader in RBIs with 72 and Mitch Haniger is the home run leader with 26. Logan Gilbert will take the nod in this game as their starting pitcher. Gilbert is holding a 5-3 record on the season with an ERA of 4.05.
Players to watch: Mitch Haniger RF (GP 112, AB 444, R 76, H 115, 2B 18, 3B 2, HR 26, RBI 66, TB 215, BB 32, SO 118, SB 1, AVG 0.259, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.484, OPS 0.798, WAR 2), J.P. Crawford SS (GP 115, AB 432, R 59, H 116, 2B 25, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 36, TB 159, BB 38, SO 79, SB 3, AVG 0.269, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.368, OPS 0.699, WAR 2.6).
Toronto Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners Betting Numbers
Toronto Blue Jays
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toronto’s last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Seattle’s last 11 games.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners Betting Picks
The Blue Jays have the online sportsbook odds in their favor. Toronto has a better shot at this game with the help of their starting pitcher and batting unit. The Mariners will struggle from the plate and they have plenty of room to improve in batting.
Score Prediction: Blue Jays 5, Mariners 1.