At T-Mobile Park, an MLB matchup between the Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners will take place on Saturday. The Astros were successful in winning 5-2 on Friday.
With a record of 62-32 overall going into this game, the Astros were able to win the victory on Friday thanks to strong pitching. This year, the Astros’ pitching has been their strength, and they are allowing just 3.36 runs per game. Houston ranks 14th in the league with a 4.44 run average per game. Yordan Alvarez has 65 RBIs and 28 home runs to his credit.
The Mariners, who are on the opposing side of this battle, have an overall record of 51-43 and had won 14 straight games until suffering a loss on Friday. The pitching for the Mariners has been strong, allowing up 3.75 runs per game, fourth in the league, much like the Astros. With 16 home runs and 52 RBIs this season, rookie Julio Rodriguez has been a sensation for the Mariners.
Logan Gilbert, a pitcher with the Mariners with a 10-3 record and a 2.76 ERA, will start the game. He went five innings in his most recent start against the Texas Rangers, allowing four hits and one run.
The Astros’ Justin Verlander, who has a 12-3 record and a 1.89 ERA, will start the game on the mound. Verlander gave up six hits and no runs over the course of six innings in his most recent outing against the Oakland Athletics.
In their last seven home games, the Mariners have a 6-1 record. In the Mariners’ last six Saturday games, the under is 5-0-1. In Verlander’s previous five starts on Saturday, the under is 5-0. In their previous 7 games versus starting pitchers with a WHIP under 1.15, the Mariners are 7-0.
Both teams in this game will have a very difficult time scoring runs. Verlander is coming off a start where he allowed zero runs, while Gilbert is coming off a start where he allowed only one run.
Free Pick: Seattle Mariners