Rays vs. Mariners - 5/27/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (21-23) at Tampa Bay Rays (24-22)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 1:10 pm (Tropicana Field)
Felix Hernandez (7-1) (2.19) vs. C Archer (5-4) (2.40)
The Line: Tampa Bay Rays +119 / Seattle Mariners -129 --- Over/Under: 6.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-NW, SunSports
The Seattle Mariners look to sweep the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday afternoon.
The Seattle Mariners look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The Mariners have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Mariners have won five of their last seven games when scoring more than three runs. Nelson Cruz leads Seattle with 60 hits and 35 RBI while Kyle Seager and Logan Morrison have combined for 43 RBI. The Seattle Mariners have won five of their last seven road games. Felix Hernandez gets the ball, and he’s 7-1 with a 2.19 ERA and 63 strikeouts this season. Hernandez is 5-2 with a 2.12 ERA and 110 strikeouts in his career against the Rays.
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The Tampa Bay Rays look to snap a four-game losing streak. The Rays have scored nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in five of their last seven games. The Rays have lost five of their last six games when scoring three or less runs. Evan Longoria leads Tampa Bay with 48 hits and 23 RBI while Logan Forsythe and Steven Souza Jr. have combined for 38 RBI. The Tampa Bay Rays have split their last 10 home games. Chris Archer takes the hill, and he’s 5-4 with a 2.40 ERA and 70 strikeouts this season. Archer is 0-2 with a 4.11 ERA and nine strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
The Mariners are 1-5 in their last 6 during game 3 of a series and 27-9 in Hernandezs last 36 starts. The Rays are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series and 4-1 in Archers last 5 starts with 4 days of rest. The Mariners are 8-2 in Hernandezs last 10 starts vs. Rays.
We're getting the best pitcher in baseball for a solid, solid price. Sign me up. The Mariners should complete the sweep here.