Mariners vs Rangers Prediction - MLB Picks 9/23/23
Texas Rangers (84-68) vs Seattle Mariners (84-68)
Game Info: Saturday, September 23, 2023 at 7:05 pm (Globe Life Field)
Jordan Montgomery (9-11) (3.38) vs Logan Gilbert (13-6) (3.77)
Betting Odds: Texas Rangers -115 / Seattle Mariners +105 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers face off on Saturday in an MLB showdown at Globe Life Field. This is such a key series for both teams. On Friday it was the Rangers that were able to secure the 8-5 victory.
Mariners Need Bats to get Going Early
On Friday the Mariners the fell behind early and that isn’t something that cna’t happen in this game. On the mound for the Mariners will be Logan Gilbert who sits with a 13-6 record overall and an ERA of 3.77. In his last start against the Dodgers he went five innings giving up seven hits and five runs. The Mariners are averaging 4.75 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.06 runs per game. The offense is ranked 10th in the league while the pitching is ranked 3rd.
Montgomery Looks for Another Strong Start
On the mound for the Rangers will be Jordan Montgomery and he comes into this game with a 9-11 record and an ERA of 3.38. Over his last two starts he has gone 14 innings total and given up only one run total. The Rangers are averaging 5.53 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.47 runs per game. The offense is ranked 13th in the league while the pitching is ranked 16th best in baseball.
Shane’s Free Pick
The Rangers are going to get the job done here with ease. Montgomery has been dominant his last two starts and it’s going to be no different here. The Mairners bats struggled early on Friday and it will be no different here. The Mariners are going to struggle to get to even two runs total here. This is going to be a very comfortable victory for the Rangers. Back the Rangers -1.5 to cash here.