Chicago White Sox vs. Seattle Mariners - 8/28/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (59-68) at Chicago White Sox (59-66)
MLB Baseball: Friday, August 28, 2015 at 8:10 pm (U.S. Cellular Field)
T Walker (9-7) (4.73) vs. J Danks (6-11) (4.77)
The Line: Chicago White Sox +105 / Seattle Mariners -115 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
The Chicago White Sox and Seattle Mariners continue their weekend set on Friday night.
The Seattle Mariners are hoping to finish the year with a winning record if they get hot. The Mariners took a step back with a 4-2 loss at U.S. Cellular Field in the series opener. Roenis Elias allowed all four runs (three earned) on nine hits over 6.2 frames to take the loss. The bats logged seven hits and walked three times with Franklin Guiterrez connecting on a two run bomb that plated Robinson Cano. Taijuan Walker toes the rubber for his second straight start versus the White Sox. Walker did not throw the ball well in an 8-6 win with five runs plated on seven hits over 5.2 frames.
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The Chicago White Sox harbor dreams of reaching .500 which is possible if they can win consistently going forward. The White Sox took a step in the right direction with great pitching and a few clutch hits carrying the day. Rookie Carlos Rodon surrendered a two run homer over six innings pitched to pick up the win. The offense managed nine hits with Avisail Garcia driving in two while Adam Eaton went 3-3 with three runs. Left hander John Danks draws his second straight start against the Mariners on Friday. Danks was hit hard in an 8-6 defeat where he was charged with seven runs on eight hits and three BB in five innings.
The over is 6-2-1 in Seattle’s last 9 road games while the over is 21-8-2 in their last 31 overall and is 21-8-2 in their last 31 on grass. The over is 22-7 in Chicago’s last 29 overall and is 22-7 in their last 29 on grass while going 11-4 in their last 15 home games. Seattle are 13-38 in the last 51 meetings in Chicago and the under is 8-3 in Danks' last 11 starts vs. Seattle. Danks doesn’t have good numbers but he has thrown some good games so maybe a look at the home team…