Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers Side Bet

by | Last updated Sep 23, 2023 | mlb

Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers
Date: Saturday, September 23rd, 7:05 ET
Location: Globe Life Field
Money Line: Mariners +100/Rangers -122
Total Line: 8.5

Betting Preview

Here’s our betting preview for the upcoming MLB clash between the Texas Rangers and the Mariners on Saturday, September 23rd at Globe Life Field. 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
SEA +100 +1.5 O 8.5 (-110)
TEX -122 -1.5 U 8.5 (-110)

Mariners vs. Rangers Projected Lineup

Batting Order Position
J.P. Crawford 1 SS
Julio Rodríguez 2 CF
Teoscar Hernández 3 DH
Cal Raleigh 4 C
Eugenio Suárez 5 3B
Ty France 6 1B
Jarred Kelenic 7 RF
Dylan Moore 8 LF
Jose Caballero 9 2B
Logan Gilbert SP

Batting Order Position
Marcus Semien 1 2B
Corey Seager 2 SS
Nathaniel Lowe 3 1B
Mitch Garver 4 DH
Josh Jung 5 3B
Adolis García 6 RF
Jonah Heim 7 C
Leody Taveras 8 CF
Evan Carter 9 LF
Jordan Montgomery SP

Straight Up/Over-Under/ Runline Record

Seattle Mariners: 84-69 SU / OU 78-72 / Runline 74-79
Texas Rangers: 85-68 SU / OU 82-65 / Runline 82-71

So far this season, the Mariners have an overall record of 84-69, putting them 3rd in the AL West. Currently, they are one game out in the division. Across their last ten games, they are an even 5-5. On the road, they have gone 43-36 and 41-33 at home. The team’s series record is 26-20-2.

  • The Mariners have covered the runline in 48.4% of their games and have an average run margin of 0.7
  • The Mariners have been favored in 69.3% of their games and have runline records of 30-44 and 44-35 at home and on the road, respectively
  • The over has hit in 52% of the Mariners’ 153 games at 78-72.

The Rangers take on the Mariners in the middle of a three-game winning streak and are leading the AL West on an overall record of 85-68. So far, they are 37-37 on the road and 48-31 at home. Texas’ overall series record stands at 27-19-2.

  • The Rangers have covered the runline in three straight games and have a season-long run margin of 1.1.
  • The Rangers have been favored in 68.6% of their games and have runline records of 44-35 and 38-36 at home and on the road, respectively
  • The over has hit in 56% of the Rangers’ 153 games at 82-65.

Pitching Matchup

Pitcher Appearances Started IP Record ERA WHIP HR
Logan Gilbert 30 30 179 13-6 3.77 1.08 27

In today’s game, Seattle starter Logan Gilbert will look to do a better job keeping the ball in the ballpark as he has given up a home-run in two straight appearances. Overall, he has put together a record of 13-6 and ERA of 3.77. In total, he has racked up 182 strikeouts and has a K/9 figure of 9.15. In terms of walks, he has issued an average of 1.61 per 9 innings.

Seattle lost the last time Gilbert pitched, falling to the Dodgers by a final score of 6-1. In the game, Gilbert went five innings and allowed five earned runs on seven hits.

Pitcher Appearances Started IP Record ERA WHIP HR
Jordan Montgomery 30 30 175 9-11 3.38 1.20 17

Heading into today’s game, Texas starter Jordan Montgomery has pitched at least six innings in two straight games. For the season, he has an ERA of 3.38 and record of 9-11. His total strikeout figure stands at 155 with a slugging percentage allowed of .391. Currently, Montgomery has a WHIP of 1.20 and WOBA allowed of .297.

Jordan Montgomery took a no-decision in his last outing, tossing seven innings and giving up one run. Despite picking up a quality start, the Rangers lost to the Red Sox by a score of 4-2.

Mariners vs. Rangers Offense Outlook

The Mariners come into the game ranked 11th in the league on an average of 4.8 runs per game. When it comes to home runs, Seattle is 11th, having hit the ball out of the park 201 times. Their overall batting average stands at .244. On the road, they are hitting .242 while .235 at home.

Seattle Mariners Team Hitting Stats

Team Games Runs HR BA OBP SLG
Mariners 153 4.8 (11th) 201 (11th) .244 (14th) .323 (11th) .323 (11th)

Seattle Mariners Top Hitters: Last Five Games

Player BA H R HR SLG
Cal Raleigh .250 5 3 2 .650
J.P. Crawford .325 5 5 1 .525
Eugenio Suárez .379 6 3 0 .492
Julio Rodríguez .125 2 3 1 .312
Dominic Canzone .333 3 1 1 .778

The Rangers are making their mark in the power department with a total of 217 home runs (6th). They are currently averaging 5.5 runs per game overall, with a collective batting average of .266. When playing on the road, their slugging percentage is .409 compared to .482 at home.

Texas Rangers Top Bats

Marcus Semien .278 .351 .468 95 25 14
Adolis García .242 .323 .493 102 35 8
Corey Seager .333 .393 .643 94 32 2

Texas Rangers Top Hitters: Last Five Games

Player BA H R HR SLG
Evan Carter .396 5 5 2 1.188
Jonah Heim .333 4 4 1 .750
Marcus Semien .354 5 3 1 .625
Josh Jung .388 7 4 1 .600
Adolis García .146 2 4 1 .458

Free MLB Pick

The Rangers starter Jordan Montgomery has been impressive in his last two. Take Texas -118

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