Mariners vs. Astros - 4/21/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Houston Astros (6-6) at Seattle Mariners (5-7)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 10:10 pm (Safeco Field)
C McHugh (2-0) (1.54) vs. T Walker (0-2) (17.19)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -121 / Houston Astros +111 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Seattle Mariners and the Houston Astros face of on Tuesday at Safeco Field for game two of their MLB Series of AL West teams.
The Seattle Mariners were unable to hold down the lead on Monday as they fell at home to the Astros. Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz, and Kyle Seager each had two hits as the Mariners scored five runs on 10 hits. Starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma allowed five hits and four runs while striking out three over 5.1 innings to not get a decision as Danny Farquhar took the loss. For Tuesday’s game the Mariners start Taijuan Walker who has allowed 15 hits and 14 earned runs while striking out six over 7.1 innings for a 0-2 record and a 17.18 ERA.
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The Houston Astros showed once again on Monday they are ready to compete for the AL West as they took down the Mariners in Seattle in game one of their series. Louis Valbuena hit two home runs, Colby Rasmus hit a home run, and Jed Lowrie added two hits as the Mariners scored seven runs on nine hits. Starting itcher Asher Wojciechowski allowed eight hits and four runs while striking out six over 4.0 innings to not get a decision as Tony Sipp got the win and Luke Gregerson earned his third save. For Tuesday’s game the Astros start Collin McHugh who has allowed 11 hits and two runs while striking out 15 over 11.2 innings for a 2-0 record and a 1.54 ERA.
Seattle is 1-4 in their last five Tuesday games, 4-2 against the AL West, and 1-5 in Walker’s last six starts. Houston is 3-5 as an underdog, 2-6 against a team with a losing record, and 7-0 in McHugh’s last seven starts. Houston is 5-1 in their last six games in Seattle.
The total os set at seven and I like for this one to go over that number so the over is my free pick. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App. As always my picks are also available for individual purchase at Picks and Parlays.