Seattle Mariners vs. Texas Rangers - 5/29/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas Rangers (22-34) at Seattle Mariners (33-20)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 10:10 pm (Safeco Field)
Austin Bibens-Dirkx (0-1) (5.69) vs. Felix Hernandez (5-4) (5.58)
The Line: Seattle Mariners -160 / Texas Rangers +150 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Southwest, FS-Northwest
AL West MLB action on Tuesday pits the Texas Rangers against the Seattle Mariners.
The Texas Rangers need a long hot streak to simply reach .500 and fell further away from that goal following a 2-1 defeat at Seattle on Monday. The Texas offense stalled and a strong performance on the mound went for naught with starter Doug Fister giving up both runs on six hits over six frames.
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The Rangers mustered five hits and five bases on balls with Rougned Odor going 2-3 and scoring an unearned run. The Rangers hand Tuesday’s starting assignment at Seattle to Austin Bibens-Dirkx, Bibens-Dirkx comes in off of an 8-2 defeat to Kansas City with six runs plated n a 6.1 inning stint.
The Seattle Mariners strong early season play continued with Monday’s narrow win against visiting Texas. Seattle saw Marco Gonzales allow an unearned run through 6.2 innings before three relievers put up zeros.
The Mariners did their damage on six hits and a pair of free passes with Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager smacking RBI singles in the 6th that plated Denard Span and Mitch Haniger.
Seattle has named veteran Felix Hernandez as the Tuesday starter versus the Rangers. Hernandez comes off of a 4-3 loss at Oakland with all four runs allowed over six innings.
Texas are 2-6 in their last 8 road games and over is 20-8 in Texas last 28 Tuesday games. Seattle are 8-1 in their last 9 overall and Seattle are 8-1 in their last 9 games on grass and over is 52-23-4 in Seattle last 79 Tuesday games.
Hernandez is on the downside of his career but he is the choice over Bibens-Dirkx…