Colorado Rockies vs. Seattle Mariners - 8/5/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (50-58) at Colorado Rockies (44-61)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 3:10 pm (Coors Field)
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The Line: Colorado Rockies +109 / Seattle Mariners -119 --- Over/Under: 11 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Northwest, ROOT-Rocky Mountain
The Colorado Rockies and the Seattle Mariners face off on Wednesday at Coors Field as they continue their MLB interleague series.
The Colorado Rockies just couldn’t match Seattle’s last surge on Tuesday as they fell to the Mariners. Charlie Blackmon, Kyle Parker, and Nick Hundley all hit home runs as the Rockies scored four runs on nine hits. Starting pitcher Jonathan Gray allowed five hits and three runs, two earned, while striking out four over 4.0 innings to not get a decision as Christian Friedrich took the loss. For Wednesday’s game the Rockies start Christopher Rusin who has allowed 92 hits and 36 earned runs while striking out 50 over 70.1 innings for a 3-4 record and a 4.61 ERA.
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The Seattle Mariners won for the third time in a row winning in Colorado on Tuesday. Nelson Cruz hit a home run and Robinson Cano and Mark Trumbo each had two hits as the Mariners scored 10 runs on 14 hits. Starting pitcher Vidal Nuno allowed five hits and three runs while striking out three and lasting 3.2 innings as it as Rob Rassmussen who got the win. For Wednesday’s game the Mariners start Taijuan Walker who has allowed 118 hits and 64 earned runs while striking out 121 over 121.2 innings for an 8-7 record and a 4.73 ERA.
Colorado is 10-29 in their last 39 interleague home games, 1-6 in their last seven games, and 1-5 in Rusin’s last six starts. Seattle is 5-1 in their last six interleague road games, 1-4 in their last five Wednesday games, and 5-1 in Walker’s last six starts as a home favorite. Seattle has won their last five games against Colorado.
I expect plenty of scoring in this one and my free pick is going to be over the total. My stronger pick is on the winning team and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.