Seattle Mariners at Kansas City Royals - 9/25/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Kansas City Royals (62-90) vs Seattle Mariners (83-68)

Game Info: Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 2:10 pm (Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium)

Max Castillo (0-1) (2.97) vs Luis Castillo (7-6) (2.83)

Betting Odds: Kansas City Royals +164 / Seattle Mariners -196 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Kansas City Royals and Seattle Mariners square off Sunday afternoon in a MLB contest at Kauffman Stadium. The Seattle Mariners look for a win after splitting their last 6 games. The Kansas City Royals look for a win after winning 5 of their last 7 games.

The Seattle Mariners have scored 16 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 10 games. The Mariners have won 5 of their last 6 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Julio Rodriguez leads the Mariners with 140 hits and 73 RBI, while Ty France and JP Crawford have combined for 262 hits and 118 RBI. Luis Castillo gets the ball, and he is 7-6 with a 2.85 ERA and 154 strikeouts this season. Castillo is 0-1 with a 2.20 ERA and 14 strikeouts in his career against the Royals.

The Kansas City Royals have scored 14 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 straight games. The Royals have won 5 of their last 6 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Bobby Witt Jr. leads the Royals with 139 hits and 77 RBI, while Salvador Perez and Hunter Dozier have combined for 209 hits and 111 RBI. Max Castillo gets the ball, and he is 0-1 with a 2.97 ERA and 28 strikeouts this season. Castillo is 0-0 with a 2.45 ERA and 8 strikeouts in his career against the Mariners.

The Mariners are 2-6 in their last 8 road games and 2-6 in their last 8 overall. The Royals are 7-2 in their last 9 Sunday games and 40-87 in their last 127 vs. American League West. The under is 5-2 in Mariners last 7 overall. The under is 3-0-1 in Royals last 4 overall. The Mariners are 8-2 in the last 10 meetings in Kansas City.

Max Castillo has been good this season, but he's pitched just 9.2 innings since August, so there's not a large sample size. Luis Castillo has been money in 9 starts with the Mariners, posting a 2.83 ERA and 1.09 WHIP. Of course, the Seattle Mariners also have motivation on their side as they look to close in on ending a ridiculous playoff drought. Give me the M's and the RL for max betting value.

Randy’s Pick Seattle Mariners -1.5

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