Astros vs. Mariners - 7/6/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (43-41) at Houston Astros (45-39)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 8:10 pm (Minute Maid Park)
W LeBlanc (1-0) (1.50) vs. M Fiers (6-3) (4.12)
The Line: Houston Astros -160 / Seattle Mariners +150 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Houston Astros look to sweep the Seattle Mariners late Wednesday night.
The Seattle Mariners look for consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The Mariners have scored 12 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Seattle Mariners offense has been hot this month, and they’ve won five straight games when scoring more than three runs. Robinson Cano leads Seattle with 104 hits, Kyle Seager has 54 RBI and Nelson Cruz has 22 home runs. Wade LeBlanc gets the ball, and he’s 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA and eight strikeouts this season. LeBlanc is 0-0 with a 1.69 ERA and six strikeouts in his career against the Astros.
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The Houston Astros look to keep rolling after winning 12 of their last 15 games. The Astros have scored eight runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 15 games. The Houston Astros offense has been on fire recently, and they’ve won 10 of their last 11 games when scoring more than three runs. Jose Altuve leads Houston with 116 hits, George Springer has 50 RBI and Carlos Correa has 13 home runs. Mike Fiers takes the hill, and he’s 6-3 with a 4.12 ERA and 60 strikeouts this season. This will be Fiers’ second career game against the Mariners.
The Mariners are 3-7 in their last 10 during game 3 of a series and 3-13 in their last 16 road games. The Astros are 8-3 in their last 11 during game 3 of a series and 4-0 in Fiers' last 4 starts. The Mariners are 5-12 in the last 17 meetings in Houston.
We started to back the Astros before their hot streak started, as you could just see something brewing. Houston looks like the team from last season and those bats are red hot. Look for the Astros to complete the sweep.