Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners - 8/6/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Seattle Mariners (64-48) at Texas Rangers (49-64)
MLB Baseball: Monday, August 6, 2018 at 8:05 pm (Globe Life Park)
W LeBlanc (6-2) (3.95) vs. M Perez (2-4) (6.50)
The Line: Texas Rangers +117 / Seattle Mariners -127 --- Over/Under: 10 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Blue Jays go on the road to face the Texas Rangers in a Monday MLB tilt.
The Toronto Blue Jays couldn’t get their arms and bats on the same page in Sunday’s 6-3 defeat at Seattle. Toronto starter Sam Gaviglio gave up three runs over 5.2 frames for a ND while Joe Biagini served up a pair of homers and allowed three runs overall in 2/3 of an inning.
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The Blue Jays banged out nine hits and walked once with Aledmys Diaz going 3-4 with a long ball, two RBI’s and two runs while Luke Maile drove in a run followed by Yangervis Solarte with a run.
The Mariners hand Monday’s start at Texas to Wade LeBlanc. LeBlanc comes in off of an 8-3 loss to visiting Houston where he was charged with seven runs on ten hits including three homers over 4.1 frames.
The Texas Rangers saw their opportunity at a series sweep against Baltimore on Sunday go by the wayside in a 9-6 defeat. Texas starter Drew Hutchison was charged with six runs through three innings to fall to 0-1 while Matt Moore gave another three runs in four frames.
The Rangers totaled six hits and nine bases on balls with Robinson Chirinos driving in a pair while Rougned Odor and Elvis Andrus each knocked in a run and scored.
Veteran right hander Bartolo Colon opposes Seattle for the third time in 2018 on Monday. Colon has struggled the past three times out with a combined 16 runs allowed on 24 hits and five BB over 16.2 innings.
Seattle are 16-5 in LeBlanc’s last 21 starts on grass and are 16-6 in LeBlanc’s last 22 starts. Texas are 7-1 in their last 8 overall and Texas are 7-1 in their last 8 games on grass and over is 9-3 in Texas last 12 Monday games. Seattle are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Texas.
I am seeing Martin Perez begin to pop up as Monday’s starter for Texas and if he is starting I’d do something on the over…