PaybackTime: Mariners vs. Blue Jays Pick 5/17/22

by | Last updated May 17, 2022 | mlb

Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays
Date: Tuesday, May 17th, 7:07 ET
Location: Rogers Centre
Money Line: Mariners +110 / Blue Jays -133 (BetOnline)
Total Line: 8


Seattle: Logan Gilbert (4-1, 2.13)
Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (2-2, 5.82)

Mariners Projected Lineup

Adam Frazier 2B
Ty France 1B
J.P Crawford SS
Eugenio Suarez 3B
Jesse Winker LF
Julio Rodriguez CF
Mike Ford DH
Steven Souza RF
Luis Torrens C

Blue Jays Projected Lineup

George Springer CF
Bo Bichette SS
Vladimir Guerrero 1B
Teoscar Hernandez RF
Lourdes Gurriel LF
Danny Jansen C
Matt Chapman 3B
Alejandro Kirk DH
Santiago Espinal 2B


Seattle Mariners: 16-20-0 SU / OU 18-17-0 / Run Line W/L 19-17-0
Toronto Blue Jays: 19-17-0 SU / OU 14-21-1 / Run Line W/L 15-21-0

The Toronto Blue Jays host the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday, May 17th at the Rogers Centre. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 7:07 ET. The MLB Odds Board has yet to place odds for tonight’s game.

Recent Form

The Mariners will be looking to bounce back from dropping game 1 of their series vs Toronto by a score of 6-2. In the game, Chris Flexen went 5.1 innings, giving up 3 earned runs. Flexen was able to rack up 7 strikeouts. Eugenio Suarez went 1-3, including 2 runs and 1 RBI.

Before their most recent loss to Toronto, the Mariners are coming off a big series win over the Mets, taking 2 out of 3 games. Each game of that series with New York was decided by just 1 run.

Last night, the Toronto Blue Jays picked up their 19th win of the season. Starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi lasted 6 scoreless innings. This includes picking up 6 strikeouts while giving up just 1 hit. Bo Bichette and Alejandro Kirk each drove in 2 runs for the Jays, with Bichette racking up 3 hits in his 5 at bats.

The Blue Jays’ win over Seattle was their 2nd in their past 3 games. This was a much-needed victory, as the team is looking to recover from a 5 game losing streak. This slump spanned across their series’ vs the Guardians, Yankees, and Rays.


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Pitching Matchup

The Seattle Mariners will be hoping for another quality start from right-hander Logan Gilbert. For the year, Gilbert has gone 4-1, with an ERA of just 2.13. On the season, he has just 14 walks compared to 42 strikeouts. Opposing hitters have a combined batting average of just .203, putting his season-long WHIP of 1.11. In his last outing against Philadelphia, Gilbert took the loss, giving up 4 runs in 5 innings.

As Jose Berrios prepares for his 8th start of the season, he will hope to bring down his ERA of 5.82. Last year, he finished with an ERA of 3.58 for the Blue Jays. Home runs have been an issue for Berrios, as he has already given up 6 deep shots. Overall, he has 11 walks compared to 24 K’s. Last time out, he struggled against the Yankees, giving up 5 runs in 5.1 innings pitched.

Seattle vs Philadelphia History

Yesterday’s game was the first meeting of the season between Seattle and Toronto. In yesterday’s game, the teams fell 1 run short of the over-under line set at 9 runs. Last year, the Mariners went 4-2. All 4 of Seattle’s wins came as the betting underdog. The over-under record in last year’s series was 4-2.

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Betting Trends

  1. Mariners are 4-0 in their last 4 games following a loss.
  2. Mariners are 6-2 in their last 8 when their opponent scores 5 runs or more in their previous game.
  3. Blue Jays are 38-14 in their last 52 home games vs. a team with a losing record.
  4. Blue Jays are 14-6 in their last 20 home games.

Seattle Mariners at Toronto Blue Jays Prediction

Even though the Blue Jays appear to be getting back on track after their recent losing streak, I expect the Mariners to pick up the win. Both starting pitchers picked up the loss in their last outing, but I expect Logan Gilbert to have a better bounce-back effort. I recommend taking Seattle on the monyeline, getting +110.

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