Mariners vs Giants: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 2, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 2, 2021

The Seattle Mariners are set to take on the San Francisco Giants on Friday at 10:10 PM ET. The Mariners are listed as favorites by oddsmakers, while the underdog Giants have odds. Seattle’s Yusei Kikuchi and San Francisco’s Johnny Cueto have been named the starters for this contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 2, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Mariners vs Giants Betting Lines

Mariners Betting Insights

  • The Mariners won five of the eight games they played as favorites last season.
  • Seattle entered five games last season favored by -132 or more, and won each of those games.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Mariners have a 54.9% chance to win.
  • Games involving Seattle went over the total set by bookmakers in 29 of 56 chances last season.

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Giants Betting Insights

  • The Giants came away with 17 wins in the 40 contests they were listed as the underdogs in last season.
  • San Francisco had a mark of 14-19 in contests where sportsbooks set them as +114 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Giants have an implied victory probability of 45.1% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • San Francisco and its opponents hit the over in 31 of their 57 games with a total set by oddsmakers last season.

Giants Probable Pitcher – Johnny Cueto

    • Cueto pitches first in this matchup for the Giants, his first this season.
    • The 35-year-old right-hander started and threw 6 1/3 innings in his last appearance on Sunday, Sept. 27 against the Padres.
    • Cueto’s team went 5-4 in games he appeared in when they were the moneyline underdog a season ago.

Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 2, 2021 at 6:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

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Mariners Probable Pitcher – Yusei Kikuchi

    • The Mariners will send Kikuchi to the mound for his first start this season.
    • The last time the 29-year-old lefty pitched was on Saturday, Sept. 26, throwing six scoreless innings as the starter against the Athletics.
    • Kikuchi appeared in three games last season as the moneyline favorite and his team finished with a record of 1-2 in those contests.

Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 2, 2021 at 6:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Mariners Hitting Stats

  • The Mariners ranked 25th in MLB play with 60 home runs last season. They averaged one per game.
  • The Mariners had an 11-4 record in games last season when they put up at least two homers.
  • Kyle Seager finished with a .241 average last season, with nine home runs and 40 RBI.
  • Ty France posted a .305 average with four homers and 23 RBI.

Giants Hitting Stats

  • The Giants hit 81 homers last season, which ranked 12th in the league.
  • They won 18 of the 24 games last season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • Mike Yastrzemski had 35 runs batted in a season ago.
  • Brandon Belt hit .309 with 13 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 29 walks.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Giants (+114)

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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