Mariners vs. Tigers - 8/10/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Tigers (61-52) at Seattle Mariners (59-53)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 10:10 pm (Safeco Field)
J Verlander (12-6) (3.52) vs. Felix Hernandez (6-4) (3.55)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -110 / Detroit Tigers +100 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Seattle Mariners look to sweep the Detroit Tigers late Wednesday night.
The Detroit Tigers look for another win after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Tigers have scored six runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 15 games. The Detroit Tigers offense continues to produce, and they’ve won eight of their last 10 games when scoring more than three runs. Ian Kinsler leads Detroit with 134 hits, Miguel Cabrera has 76 RBI and Victor Martinez has 20 home runs. Justin Verlander gets the nod, and he’s 12-6 with a 3.52 ERA and 164 strikeouts this season. Verlander is 10-8 with a 3.35 ERA and 124 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
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The Seattle Mariners look to build on their solid five-game winning streak. The Mariners have scored 12 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 11 games. The Seattle Mariners offense has been hit or miss lately, and they’ve won four straight games when scoring more than three runs. Robinson Cano leads Seattle with 134 hits, Kyle Seager has 72 RBI and Nelson Cruz has 27 home runs. Felix Hernandez takes the hill, and he’s 6-4 with a 3.55 ERA and 72 strikeouts this season. Hernandez is 9-3 with a 2.57 ERA and 89 strikeouts in his career against the Tigers.
The Tigers are 5-1 in their last 6 Wednesday games and 4-1 in Verlanders last 5 starts. The Mariners are 2-5 in their last 7 Wednesday games and 7-3 in Hernandezs last 10 starts. The Mariners are 9-3 in Hernandezs last 12 starts vs. Tigers.
Don't look now, but the Mariners are feeling good and are right back in the thick of the wild card race. Seattle is also coming off a come from behind walkoff win. Add the fact Felix is on the hill with the Mariners oozing with confidence, and you have to like Seattle to complete the sweep at home.