At 75-50 the Astros top the Mariners 72-54 record.
The Houston Astros are in 1st place in the American League West with a season record of 75-50. They have had a semi unsuccessful run in the last 10 games with a record of only 2 wins and 8 losses. In the first game of the 3 game series against the Mariners they lost by a score of 7-4. Pitching for the Astros is being led by Justin Verlander with 12 wins and an ERA of 2.65. Gerrit Cole has a handle on the strikeouts with a total of 226 so far this season. Hector Rondon has also helped the Astros to their current position with 13 saves and Chris Devenski has contributed 17 holds to the formula. Jose Altuve leads the team at the plate with a batting average of .329, an on base percentage of .392 and 134 hits. Alex Bregman is proving to be an asset to the club with 77 RBI’s and 24 homeruns so far this season.
The Seattle Mariners are sitting in 3rd place in the American League West with a season record of 72-54. They have a much better record of 6-4 in their last 10 games which is highlighted by Monday night’s win over the Astros. Marco Gonzales is the leader in the wins column with a total of 12 under his belt. James Paxton has the top ERA at 3.68 with 176 strikeouts to boot. Edwin Diaz is doing his part with 48 saves and Alex Colome is making contributions in the form of 23 holds. Batting leaders are Jean Segura with a batting average of .315 and 150 hits and Nelson Cruz with 30 homeruns. Further support comes in the form of Mitch Haniger with 79 RBI’s and an on base percentage of .366.
Who is the favorite to win and what is the line on the game?
The favorite to win today’s matchup is the Houston Astros -126. The run line is Astros -1.5(+125) and the total on the game is under 8.5(-115). According to the latest betting trends 51% of the bettors are taking the Astros -126 and 84% believe that the game total will go OVER 8.5 runs.
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