Rays vs. Mariners - 5/25/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (20-23) at Tampa Bay Rays (24-21)
MLB Baseball: Monday, May 25, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Tropicana Field)
Roenis Elias (1-1) (2.75) vs. J Odorizzi (3-4) (2.43)
The Line: Tampa Bay Rays -139 / Seattle Mariners +129 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-NW, SunSports
The Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays begin a three-game series Monday night.
The Seattle Mariners look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Mariners have scored nine runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last seven games. The Mariners have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Nelson Cruz leads Seattle with 57 hits and 34 RBI while Kyle Seager and Logan Morrison have combined for 37 RBI. The Seattle Mariners have lost five of their last eight road games. Roenis Elias gets the ball, and he’s 1-1 with a 2.76 ERA and 25 strikeouts this season. This will be Elias’ second career game against the Rays.
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The Tampa Bay Rays look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Rays have scored seven runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Rays have won five of their last six games when scoring more than three runs. Logan Forsythe leads Tampa Bay with 45 hits and 20 RBI while Evan Longoria and Asdrubal Cabrera have combined for 32 RBI. The Tampa Bay Rays have won five of their last seven home games. Jake Odorizzi takes the hill, and he’s 3-4 with a 2.43 ERA and 46 strikeouts this season. This will be Odorizzi’s second career game against the Mariners.
The Mariners are 15-7 in their last 22 Monday games and 1-4 in Elias' last 5 starts. The Rays are 5-1 in their last 6 home games and 1-4 in Odorizzis last 5 starts. The Mariners are 7-15 in the last 22 meetings in Tampa Bay.
The Rays have been solid all season on their home field. The Mariners haven't ben great on the road, and Elias hasn't had much success this season. Give me the home team.