Seattle Mariners vs. Baltimore Orioles - 8/12/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (57-55) at Seattle Mariners (53-61)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 3:40 pm (Safeco Field)
K Gausman (2-3) (4.56) vs. H Iwakuma (3-2) (4.40)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -144 / Baltimore Orioles +134 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN, ROOT-Northwest
The Seattle Mariners and the Baltimore Orioles face off on Wednesday as they complete their MLB series.
The Seattle Mariners needed extra innings to get it done on Tuesday but they got the win over the Orioles. Nelson Cruz and Mark Trumbo each hit home runs and Robinson Cano had three hits as the Mariners scored six runs on 13 hits. Starting pitcher Taijuan Walker allowed five hits and two runs while striking out six over 6.0 innings to not get a decision as Fernando Rodney got the win. For Wednesday’s game the Mariners start Hisashi Iwakuma who has allowed 61 hits and 31 earned runs while striking out 51 over 63.1 innings for a 3-2 record and a 4.41 ERA.
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The Baltimore Orioles rallied to tie Tuesday’s game in Seattle but they lost it in extra innings. Adam Jones and Chris Davis hit home runs and Manny Machado had a hit as the Orioles scpred five runs on seven hits. Starting pitcher Chris Tillman allowed five hits and five runs lasting just 2.1 innings to not get a decision as T.J. McFarland took the loss. For Wednesday’s game the Orioles start Kevin Gausman who has allowed 51 hits and 27 earned runs while striking out 44 over 53.1 innings for a 2-3 record and a 4.56 ERA.
Seattle is 6-2 in their last eight games as a favorite, 0-4 in Wednesday games, and 5-1 in Iwakuma’s last six starts. Baltimore is 22-10 against a team with a losing record, 3-8 as an underdog, and 2-5 in Gausman’s last seven starts against a team with a losing record. Baltimore is 10-5 in their last 15 games in Seattle.
We aren’t going to see a lot of runs here so my free pick is the under.