Mariners vs. Orioles - 6/30/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (47-30) at Seattle Mariners (39-39)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 10:10 pm (Safeco Field)
K Gausman (1-5) (3.92) vs. T Walker (3-6) (3.45)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -114 / Baltimore Orioles +104 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners begin a four-game series late Thursday night.
The Baltimore Orioles look to build on their impressive seven-game winning streak. The Orioles have scored 35 runs in their last three games and five or more runs in eight straight games. The Baltimore Orioles offense is downright crushing, and they’ve won 14 of their last 18 games when scoring more than three runs. Manny Machado leads Baltimore with 99 hits, Mark Trumbo has 60 RBI and Jonathan Schoop has 13 home runs. Chris Tillman gets the ball, and he’s 10-1 with a 3.52 ERA and 88 strikeouts this season. Tillman is 7-0 with a 2.96 ERA and 42 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
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The Seattle Mariners could use a win after losing eight of their last 11 games. The Mariners have allowed 21 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last nine games. The Seattle Mariners have an ERA of 3.85 and have lost 10 of their last 14 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Robinson Cano leads Seattle with 98 hits, Nelson Cruz has 53 RBI and Kyle Seager has 15 home runs. Taijuan Walker takes the hill, and he’s 3-6 with a 3.45 ERA and 70 strikeouts this season. Walker is 0-1 with a 5.52 ERA and 12 strikeouts in his career against the Orioles.
The Orioles are 0-5 in their last 5 vs. American League West and 41-20 in Tillmans last 61 starts. The Mariners are 5-2 in their last 7 Thursday games and 1-6 in Walkers last 7 starts. The Orioles are 8-1 in Tillmans last 9 starts vs. Mariners.
We're getting a team on a seven-game winning streak for plus money. With the inconsistent and often brutal play of the Mariners, you have to like the value of Baltimore on the road.