Seattle Mariners at Baltimore Orioles Game 1: 4/15/21 MLB Picks and Prediction
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Baltimore Orioles (5-6) vs Seattle Mariners (6-5)
Game Info: Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 12:35 pm (Oriole Park at Camden Yards)
Matt Harvey (0-1) (5.59) vs Justin Dunn (0-0) (5.79)
Betting Odds: Baltimore Orioles -104 / Seattle Mariners -106 --- Over/Under: 9.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners face off on Thursday in a doubleheader and this a preview for Game 1. Since it is a doubleheader this game will only be seven innings long.
Wednesday’s game was postponed. When these two teams faced off on Tuesday it was the Orioles that were able to come away with the 7-6 victory.
The Mariners have been a team that has been scoring a lot of runs but at times their pitching staff has let them down and that was the case on Tuesday with the pitching staff giving up seven runs. Three games ago against the Twins the offense put up eight runs and in this game it’s going to be important the offense gives the pitching staff some cushion. Kyle Seager has been the best player for the Mariners this season hitting two home runs and driving in ten RBI’s.
On the other side of this matchup is the Orioles who had lost four games in a row before beating the Mariners. This is also a pitching staff that has had some issues and just a few games ago against the Red Sox they gave up 14 points. Maikel Franco has been the best player for the Orioles this season hitting one home run and driving in 12 RBI’s.
Marco Gonzales will get the start for the Mariners and he has been terrible this season going 10.1 innings giving up 17 runs and 12 runs.
On the other side of this matchup is the Orioles who will send Bruce Zimmerman to the mound who has gone 12 innings this year giving up six runs.
Mariners are 5-2 in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a losing record. Mariners are 23-47 in their last 70 games vs. a left-handed starter. Mariners are 2-5 in their last 7 Thursday games.Orioles are 54-117 in their last 171 games as a home underdog. Orioles are 62-160 in their last 222 vs. a team with a winning record. Orioles are 19-50 in their last 69 vs. American League West.
The Orioles are going to have no issue scoring in this game and they are going to run up the score in this game. Look for the Orioles to win this game on the run line.