Seattle Mariners (17-24) vs. Boston Red Sox (18-22)
May 22, 2022 1:35 pm EDT
The Line: Boston Red Sox -130 / Seattle Mariners +110; Over/Under: -9.5
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The Seattle Mariners and Boston Red Sox meet Sunday in MLB action at Fenway Park. The Seattle Mariners need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Boston Red Sox look to build on their four-game winning streak.
The Seattle Mariners have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last eight games. The Mariners have split their last eight games when scoring four or more runs. Ty France leads the Mariners with 53 hits and 28 RBI, while Julio Rodriguez and JP Crawford have combined for 82 hits and 26 RBI. Logan Gilbert gets the ball, and he is 4-2 with a 2.40 ERA and 51 strikeouts this season. This will be Gilbert’s second career game against the Red Sox.
The Boston Red Sox have scored 25 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six straight games. The Red Sox have won eight of their last nine games when scoring four or more runs. Rafael Devers leads the Red Sox with 56 hits and 24 RBI, while Xander Bogaerts and JD Martinez have combined for 94 hits and 36 RBI. Nathan Eovaldi gets the ball, and he is 1-2 with a 4.32 ERA and 42 strikeouts this season. Eovaldi is 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA and 28 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.
The Mariners are 1-4 in their last 5 road games and 5-0 in their last 5 Sunday games. The Red Sox are 4-1 in their last 5 home games and 4-1 in their last 5 overall. The over is 6-1 in Mariners last 7 Sunday games. The under is 9-4-1 in Red Sox last 14 home games. The Mariners are 19-44 in the last 63 meetings in Boston and 0-4 in the last 4 meetings.
We’re getting plus money with one of the better young pitchers in the league in Logan Gilbert, who has allowed 34 hits and 12 earned runs through 45 innings with 51 strikeouts. Nathan Eovaldi can be great when he wants, but he’s given up 20 hits and 12 earned runs through 13 innings, just a brutal month of May for the 32-year-old. The Seattle Mariners aren’t trustworthy as a team, but there’s value of getting a quality starter in the underdog role. Give me the Mariners.