Miami Marlins vs. Seattle Mariners MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 4/18/14
Seattle Mariners (7-7) at Miami Marlins (6-10)
MLB Baseball: Friday, April 18, 2014 at 7:10 pm (Marlins Park)
Chris Young (R) (0-0) (0.000) vs. Nathan Eovaldi (R) (1-1) (4.190)
The Line: Miami Marlins -114 / Seattle Mariners +104 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Northwest, FS-Florida
The Miami Marlins and the Seattle Mariners face off on Friday in Miami for game one of their interleague series.
The Miami Marlins looked sharp in the first week of the season but since then it has been a steep drop downhill has they are in last place in the NL East standings. The Marlins are 1-9 in their last 10 games, 6-4 at home, and are coming off of a loss last time out. As a team the Marlins are hitting .269 with Marcell Ozuna hitting .339, Christian Yelich hitting .317, and Giancarlo Stanton hitting .299. The Miami pitching staff has an ERA of 4.12 with the starters at 4.04 and the bullpen at 4.26. For game one against the Mariners the Marlins start Nathan Eovaldi who had a no decision in his last start. For the season Eovaldi has allowed 19 hits and nine earned runs while striking out 19 over 19.1 innings of work for a 1-1 record and a 4.19 ERA.
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The Seattle Mariners are hoping to make strides up the standings this season and thus far they have been competitive. The Mariners are 5-4 on the road, 4-6 in their last 10 games, and they have lost their last two. As a team the Mariners are hitting .227 with Robinson Cano hitting .278, DustinAckley hitting .277, and Mike Zunino hitting .277. The Seattle pitching staff has a team ERA of 2.272 with the starters at 2.71 and the bullpen at 2.74. For game one in Miami the Mariners start Chris Young who has a start and a relief appearance thus far this year. In total Young has allowed four hits and struck out four without allowing a run over 8.0 innings for a 0-0 record and 0.00 ERA.
Miami is 10-4 in their last 14 home games, 4-1 against the AL West, and 2-6 in Eovaldi’s last eight starts in game one of a series. Seattle is 1-4 in their last five games, 4-1 in game one of a series, and 1-4 against the NL East.
With the total set at 7.5 I like the over with my free pick.
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