Tampa Bay Rays vs. Seattle Mariners - 6/14/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (34-29) at Tampa Bay Rays (29-32)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Tropicana Field)
T Walker (3-6) (3.48) vs. J Odorizzi (3-3) (3.47)
The Line: Tampa Bay Rays -113 / Seattle Mariners +103 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ROOT-Northwest, SportsSouth
The Seattle Mariners head to the Sunshine State to begin a weekday series with the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Seattle Mariners have fallen from first in the American League West with defeats in seven of ten so a quick turnaround is needed. The Mariners are coming off of a 6-4 loss to visiting Texas on Sunday where the pitching struggled and the offense couldn’t make up the difference. M’s starter Wade Miley fell to 6-3 with three runs plated on four hits and a trio of BB while Steve Johnson gave up three runs without recording an out. Seattle produced nine hits and walked three times with Leonys Maryin going solo while Robinson Cano went 2-5 with an RBI and run.The Mariners go with Taijuan Walker on the hill for the series opener at Tampa Bay. Walker comes off of his best outing in a 5-0 win versus the Indians in which he tossed eight scoreless innings.
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The Tampa Bay Rays have been playing some of their best baseball of the season and it has to continue with the team still under .500. The Rays have won seven of ten after knocking off Houston 5-0 Sunday behind great pitching and a five run 5th. TB starter Matt Moore tossed a two hit shutout over seven innings while whiffing ten to up his record to 3-4. The Rays offense totaled nine hits and walked three times with Mike Mahtook knocking in two while Desmond Jennings drove in a run and scored.Tampa Bay gives Tuesday’s start to Jake Odorizzi for his first meeting with the Mariners in 2016. Odorizzi defeated Arizona 6-3 last time out with all three runs plated on five hits and three BB in five frames.
Seattle are 20-6 in their last 26 Tuesday games and the over is 34-13-5 in the last 52 Tuesday games and is 13-5-1 in the Mariners last 19 overall. Tampa Bay are 7-2 in their last 9 overall and the under is 20-7-1 in their last 28 home games while the Rays are 9-4 in their last 13 Tuesday games. The under is 11-4-1 in the last 16 meetings. A slight edge to the Rays if that…