Seattle Mariners vs. Colorado Rockies Matchup 07/15/18

The Seattle Mariners will be taking on the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. This interleague matchup begins at 3:10 p.m. ET and you can watch the game on RTNW and ATRM.

Seattle Mariners vs. Colorado Rockies Odds

Oddsmakers have listed Colorado (-135) as the favorite over Seattle (+125). The total is sitting at 12 runs and bettors can take the over for -105 and the under for -115. The game’s most recent runline odds sit at -170 for taking the Mariners +1.5 runs and +150 for the Rockies -1.5 runs.

The Mariners have gone 58-38 SU this year and are 48-47 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 17.8 units for moneyline bettors, despite having lost 1.9 units ATS. Seattle has covered the spread only twice over its last seven games and the over has hit in four of those seven. The Rockies, on the other hand, are 50-45 SU and 48-46 ATS. The team has gained 3.4 units for moneyline bettors and 3.0 units ATS. Colorado has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the under has cashed in three of those seven.

Neither team has positioned itself as a strong over/under play this season. Colorado games have a 44-46-4 over/under record so far in 2018. The Mariners have an over/under record of 47-46-2.

Mike Leake is getting the start for the visiting Mariners. The right-handed Leake is 8-6 with a 4.36 ERA and 71 strikeouts. He has yet to face the Rockies this year and only made one start against them in 2017 (1-0, 0.00 ERA and six strikeouts over seven innings).

The Rockies will turn to lefty Tyler Anderson (6-3, 3.76 ERA), who has 102 strikeouts and 37 walks as well as a WHIP of 1.22. Anderson only made one start against the Mariners in 2017 (0-1, 10.80 ERA and three strikeouts across five innings).

Seattle’s pitching staff allowed 4.3 runs per game and its starters own a 4.12 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 7.80 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 3.95, along with a WHIP of 1.22.

The Mariners offense has slashed .258/.321/.416 on its way to 4.3 runs scored per game in 2018, including 3.2 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 3.2 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).

Shortstop Jean Segura and right fielder Dee Gordon have led Seattle’s offense. Segura is slashing .324/.355/.460 with seven home runs, 47 RBIs, 65 runs and 14 stolen bases, while Gordon has a .281 average with one homers, 21 RBIs, 43 runs and 22 steals.

In the other dugout, Colorado’s pitchers have given up 4.9 runs per game overall this year. Its starters have an ERA of 4.41, a WHIP of 1.32 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 8.4. The bullpen has a 5.22 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 8.7 K/9.

The Colorado hitters are putting up 4.9 runs per outing, including 6.6 per game over its last 10 games and 8.2 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .339/.411/.611 over its last five contests and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.

The Rockies’ hitters have been led by shortstop Trevor Story and third baseman Nolan Arenado. Story is hitting .293/.354/.552 with 19 home runs, 67 RBIs, 49 runs and 12 steals, while Arenado’s line sits at .309/.391/.585 with 23 homers, 67 RBIs and 63 runs.

The Mariners have lost 2.9 units and are 15-15 ATS when facing a left-handed starting pitcher this year. The over has cashed in 12 of those games, compared to 17 that’ve hit the under in such games. On the other hand, the Rockies have netted 3.5 units and are 26-29 ATS when facing a righty starter. The over’s hit in 30 of those games, compared to 23 that’ve gone under.

Seattle Mariners at Colorado Rockies Free MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Rockies, ATS Winner – Mariners, O/U – OVER

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Betting Notes

Seattle has tallied 11 extra-base hits over its last five contests. Colorado has 27 XBH over its last five.

The Mariners have dropped four of their last five games SU.

Colorado has recorded 28.2 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 32.6 over its last five.

The Mariners have hit eight home runs in their last 10 games. The Rockies have hit 18 over their last 10.


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