Giants vs Mariners: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 1, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 1, 2021 - Last Updated on April 2, 2021

The San Francisco Giants begin their season on the moneyline in a road tilt against the Seattle Mariners on Thursday at 10:10 PM ET. Kevin Gausman gets the starting nod for San Francisco while Marco Gonzales is Seattle’s starter for the contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 31, 2021, 3:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Giants vs Mariners Betting Lines

Giants Betting Insights

  • The Giants entered a game as favorites 17 times last season and won 12, or 70.6%, of those games.
  • San Francisco had a record of 11-5 in games where bookmakers favored them by at least -110 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 50.4% chance of a victory for the Giants.
  • Games involving San Francisco went over the total set by bookmakers in 31 of 57 chances last season.

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Mariners Betting Insights

  • The Mariners were underdogs in 48 games last season and came away with the win 20 times (41.7%) in those contests.
  • Last year, Seattle won 20 of 48 games when listed as at least -106 on the moneyline.
  • The Mariners have an implied victory probability of 49.6% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Seattle and its opponents went over the total last season in 29 of their 56 opportunities.

Mariners Probable Pitcher – Marco Gonzales

    • Gonzales will start for the Mariners, his first of the season.
    • The 29-year-old left-hander started and threw five innings when he last appeared on Sunday, Sept. 27 against the Athletics.
    • Gonzales and his team went 5-4 in games he appeared in when they were moneyline underdogs a season ago.

Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of March 31, 2021 at 7:56 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Giants Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 0-0
Home 0-0
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 0-0
vs RHP (Starters) 0-0
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 0-0

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Giants Probable Pitcher – Kevin Gausman

    • Gausman gets the nod for the Giants and will make his first start of the season.
    • The 30-year-old right-hander hasn’t pitched since last season. He last appeared on Sunday, Sept. 27 against the Padres, when he pitched one scoreless inning out of the bullpen.
    • Gausman and his team won as favorites in 60% of his five appearances last season with a moneyline.

Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of March 31, 2021 at 7:56 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Mariners Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 0-0
Home 0-0
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 0-0
vs RHP (Starters) 0-0
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 0-0

Giants Hitting Stats

  • The Giants ranked 12th in MLB play with 81 home runs last season. They averaged 1.4 per game.
  • The Giants went 18-6 last season in games when they hit two or more homers.
  • Mike Yastrzemski finished with a .297 average and 35 RBI last season.
  • Brandon Belt hit .309 with an OBP of .421 and a slugging percentage of .591.

Mariners Hitting Stats

  • The Mariners ranked 25th in Major League Baseball with 60 home runs.
  • They won 11 of the 15 games last season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • Kyle Lewis hit 11 home runs last season while slugging .437.
  • Kyle Seager was productive with 40 runs batted in while picking up 49 hits.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Mariners (-106)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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