Mariners vs. Rangers - 6/11/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Rangers (37-24) at Seattle Mariners (34-27)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 10:10 pm (Safeco Field)
C Lewis (5-0) (3.20) vs. J Paxton (0-2) (3.72)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -133 / Texas Rangers +123 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners clash late Saturday night for game two of their series.
The Texas Rangers look to keep rolling after winning 10 of their last 13 games. The Rangers have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 13 of their last 16 games. The Texas Rangers offense has been consistent all year, and they’ve won 12 of their last 14 games when scoring more than three runs. Ian Desmond leads Texas with 74 hits, Nomar Mazara has 28 RBI and Adrian Beltre has 10 home runs. Colby Lewis gets the nod, and he’s 5-0 with a 3.20 ERA and 51 strikeouts this season. Lewis is 8-8 with a 3.84 ERA and 128 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
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The Seattle Mariners could use a win after losing six of their last 10 games. The Mariners have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 14 games. The Seattle Mariners offense has also been producing, and they’ve won six of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Robinson Cano leads Seattle with 73 hits, Kyle Seager has 41 RBI and Nelson Cruz has 15 home runs. James Paxton takes the hill, and he’s 0-2 with a 3.72 ERA and 17 strikeouts this season. Paxton is 1-1 with a 4.12 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the Rangers.
The Rangers are 23-8 in their last 31 during game 2 of a series and 5-0 in Lewis' last 5 starts. The Mariners are 2-8 in their last 10 vs. American League West and 1-5 in Paxtons last 6 starts. The Rangers are 5-2 in Lewis' last 7 road starts vs. Mariners.
We took the over Friday night, and we're going to continue to take the over when these teams play. Both clubs continue to put a truckload of runs on the board, and the over has hit in seven of the last nine meetings between these teams. Expect more fireworks.