Seattle Mariners vs. San Diego Padres MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 6/17/14
San Diego Padres (29-40) at Seattle Mariners (35-34)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 3:40 pm (Safeco Field)
Eric Stults (L) (2-8) (5.785) vs. Roenis Elias (L) (5-5) (4.129)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -114 / San Diego Padres +104 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Northwest, FS-San Diego
The Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres face off on Tuesday afternoon at Safeco Field for game two of their interleague series.
The Seattle Mariners scored early on Monday and it was good enough to hold on for the win against the Padres. Kyle Seager and Brad Miller each hit home runs and James Jones had a hit and scored twice as the Mariners scored five runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Chris Young allowed four hits and struck out six over 6.0 innings to get the win and go to 6-4 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Mariners start Roenis Elias who is coming off of a loss in his last start. For the season Elias has allowed 75 hits and 39 earned runs while striking out 74 over 85 innings for a 5-5 record and a 4.13 ERA.
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The San Diego Padres fell behind early on Monday and they had no answers when it came to bouncing back as they lost the Mariners. Carlos Quentin had two hits including a home run and Seth Smith and Will Venable each had hits as the Padres scored one run on five hits. Starting pitcher Tyson Ross allowed seven hits and five runs while striking out six over 5.2 innings to take the loss and fall to 6-6 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Padres start Eric Stults who has lost his last five decisions. For the season Stults has allowed 96 hits and 45 earned runs while striking out 36 over 70 innings for a 2-8 record and a 5.79 ERA.
Seattle is 2-5 in their last seven games, 1-4 as a home favorite, and 1-4 in Elias’ last five starts as a favorite. San Diego is 2-6 in their last eight interleague games, 1-7 in their last eight road games, and 1-4 in Stults’ last five road starts. San Diego is 7-4 in their last 11 games against Seattle.
With the total set at 7.5 I have this one going over and that is my free pick. My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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