Mariners at Orioles - 5/17/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (21-16) at Baltimore Orioles (23-12)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 7:05 pm (Camden Yards)
W Miley (3-2) (4.91) vs. T Wilson (2-1) (2.93)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles / Seattle Mariners --- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles begin a three-game series Tuesday night at the Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
The Seattle Mariners look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Mariners have allowed 19 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. The Seattle Mariners have an ERA of 3.37 and have lost six of their last nine games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Robinson Cano leads Seattle with 45 hits, Nelson Cruz has 21 RBI and Kyle Seager has seven home runs. Wade Miley gets the nod, and he’s 3-2 with a 4.91 ERA and 34 strikeouts this season. Miley is 0-2 with a 10.13 ERA and six strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
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The Baltimore Orioles look to keep rolling after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Orioles have allowed nine runs in their last three games and three or less runs in eight of their last 12 games. The Baltimore Orioles have an ERA of 3.53 and have won 11 straight when allowing three or less runs. Offensively, Manny Machado leads Baltimore with 50 hits, Mark Trumbo has 28 RBI and Jonathan Schoop has seven home runs. Ubaldo Jimenez takes the hill, and he’s 2-3 with a 4.87 ERA and 37 strikeouts this season. Jimenez is 2-1 with a 4.02 ERA and 30 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
The Mariners are 6-1 in their last 7 during game 1 of a series and 4-0 in Mileys last 4 starts. The Orioles are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series and 9-4 in Jimenezs last 13 starts. The Mariners are 4-11 in the last 15 meetings in Baltimore.
The Baltimore Orioles are one of the hotter teams in the league and the Mariners are coming off an ugly sweep of the Angels. At home, Baltimore should get the job done.