Seattle Mariners vs. Cleveland Guardians MLB Betting Preview, Odds, and Predictions

by | Last updated Apr 1, 2023 | mlb

Cleveland Guardians vs. Seattle Mariners
Date: Saturday, April 1st, 9:40 ET
Location: T-Mobile Park
TV: None
Money Line: Guardians +118/Mariners -139
Total Line: 7.5

Betting Preview

Here’s our betting preview for the upcoming MLB clash between the Seattle Mariners and the Guardians on Saturday, April 1st at T-Mobile Park. We provide you with a comprehensive analysis, odds, and predictions to help with your handicapping decision or tail our expert based on the projected lineups and listed starting pitchers.

Betting Odds


ML RL Total
+118 +1.5 O 7.5 (+100)
-139 -1.5 U 7.5 (-121)


Guardians vs. Mariners Projected Lineup


Batting Order Position
Steven Kwan 1 LF
Amed Rosario 2 SS
José Ramírez 3 3B
Josh Bell 4 1B
Josh Naylor 5 1B
Andrés Giménez 6 2B
Oscar Gonzalez 7 RF
Mike Zunino 8 C
Myles Straw 9 CF
Aaron Civale SP

Batting Order Position
Julio Rodríguez 1 CF
Ty France 2 1B
Eugenio Suárez 3 3B
Teoscar Hernández 4 RF
Cal Raleigh 5 C
Kolten Wong 6 2B
J.P. Crawford 7 SS
AJ Pollock 8 RF
Jarred Kelenic 9 CF
Logan Gilbert SP


Straight Up/Over-Under/ Runline Record

Cleveland Guardians: 1-1 SU / OU 1-1 / Runline 1-1
Seattle Mariners: 1-1 SU / OU 1-1 / Runline 1-1

Early on, the Guardians have won half of their games, posting a mark of 1-1. As their early-season road trip continues, Cleveland has played all of their games on the road.

When looking at their early season runline record, the Guardians currently sit at 1-1. Last season, they were 48-33 against the runline on the road. Their over/under mark comes in at 1-1.

To start the year, the Mariners have won half of their games, sitting at 1-1. All of Seattle’s games have been at home so far, and they will continue their early stretch of home games.

Last season, the Mariners didn’t perform well against the runline, going just 36-45. So far, they are 1-1 vs. the runline and have an over/under mark of 1-1.

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Pitching Matchup

Aaron Civale made 20 appearances for the Guardians in the previous season, finishing with an overall record of 5-6 and an ERA of 4.92. To improve his performance this season, Civale must focus on limiting opposing teams’ power numbers. Last year, he finished with a slugging percentage allowed of .424.


Pitcher Appearances Started IP Record ERA WHIP
Aaron Civale 20 20 97 5-6 4.92 1.19


Logan Gilbert made 32 appearances for the Mariners in the previous season, finishing with an overall record of 13-6 and an ERA of 3.20. His success last year can be attributed to his ability to limit batters’ power numbers, as he allowed a slugging percentage of just .390.


Pitcher Appearances Started IP Record ERA WHIP
Logan Gilbert 32 32 185 13-6 3.20 1.18


Guardians vs. Mariners Offense Outlook

Early on this season, the Guardians are averaging 4.5 runs per game. Their batting average (.243) is currently ranked 13th in the league. The team’s WOBA of .289 places them 19th in the MLB.

Cleveland Guardians Team Hitting Stats


Team Games Runs HR BA OBP SLG
Guardians 2 4.5 (5th) 0 (17th) .243 (13th) .316 (15th) .316 (15th)


Currently, the Mariners are averaging 3.5 runs per contest early in the season. Their batting average (.219) ranks 17th, while the team’s WOBA is .301, which puts them 18th in the MLB.

Seattle Mariners Team Hitting Stats


Team Games Runs HR BA OBP SLG
Mariners 2 3.5 (10th) 1 (10th) .219 (17th) .286 (21st) .286 (21st)


Free MLB Pick

Civale closed out strong last season and is expected to do more of the same in 2023. Logan Gilbert is the M’s third starter but may be their best. Runs should be at a premium Saturday night at T-Mobil Park so I’m betting the UNDER 7.5 runs. Note: If you’re wagering on MLB games, it’s imperative that you are doing so at a bookie that offers MLB dimelines!