Rays at Mariners - 6/4/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tampa Bay Rays (27-26) at Seattle Mariners (24-29)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 10:10 pm (Safeco Field)
E Ramirez (3-2) (5.32) vs. Roenis Elias (2-2) (3.07)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -135 / Tampa Bay Rays +125 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SunSports, ROOT-NW, MLB
The Tampa Bay Rays and Seattle Mariners begin a four-game series Thursday night.
The Tampa Bay Rays look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Rays have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Rays have won four of their last five games when scoring more than three runs. Logan Forsythe leads Tampa Bay with 52 hits and 24 RBI while Evan Longoria and Steven Souza Jr. have combined for 50 RBI. The Tampa Bay Rays have won six of their last nine road games. Erasmo Ramirez gets the ball, and he’s 3-2 with a 5.53 ERA and 36 strikeouts this season. This will be Ramirez’s first career game against the Mariners.
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The Seattle Mariners need a win to snap a five-game losing streak. The Mariners have scored six runs in their last three games and three or less runs in eight straight games. The Mariners have lost seven of their last nine games when scoring three or less runs. Nelson Cruz leads Seattle with 67 hits and 39 RBI while Kyle Seager and Robinson Cano have combined for 46 RBI. The Seattle Mariners have lost five straight home games. Roenis Elias takes the hill, and he’s 2-2 with a 3.07 ERA and 34 strikeouts this season. Elias is 2-0 with a 3.29 ERA and 11 strikeouts in his career against the Rays.
The Rays are 2-6 in their last 8 during game 1 of a series and 4-1 in Ramirezs last 5 starts. The Mariners are 0-4 in their last 4 games as a favorite and 2-5 in Elias' last 7 starts. The Rays are 0-6 in the last 6 meetings.
The Mariners have owned the Rays as of late and should get back on track at home against a Rays team that's been so inconsistent. I like Seattle to get back on the board with a W.