Mariners Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 30, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 30, 2021

The Seattle Mariners (26-27) host the Texas Rangers (22-32) at 4:10 PM ET on Sunday for a sluggers’ duel between two of the best home-run hitters in MLB. Mitch Haniger has racked up 14 homers this season, fifth in the league, for the favored Mariners (-167), while Adolis Garcia ranks first in the majors with 16 dingers of his own this season for the underdogs. Seattle’s Yusei Kikuchi gets the start, and he’ll go against Texas’ Hyun-Jong Yang.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 30, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Mariners vs Rangers Betting Lines

Mariners Betting Insights

  • This season, the Mariners have won five out of the 12 games, or 41.7%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Seattle has played as a favorite of -167 or more once this season and lost that game.
  • The Mariners have a 60.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • The Mariners and their opponents have combined to hit the over three times in their last 10 games with a total.

Mariners Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 3.1
HR 9
ERA 5.23
K/9 8.4

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Rangers Betting Insights

  • The Rangers have been underdogs in 48 games this season and have come away with the win 20 times (41.7%) in those contests.
  • This season, Texas has come away with a win 10 times in 21 chances when named as an underdog of at least +145 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rangers have a 39.5% chance of pulling out a win.
  • In their previous 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, the Rangers and their foes are 4-6 when it comes to hitting the over.

Rangers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 3.5
HR 8
ERA 4.66
K/9 7.6

Rangers Probable Pitcher – Hyun-Jong Yang

  • Yang (0-2 with a 5.47 ERA and 17 strikeouts in 24 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Rangers, his fourth of the season.
  • The left-hander’s most recent appearance came on Wednesday against the Angels, when he tossed 3 1/3 innings, surrendering seven earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • In six games this season, the 33-year-old has a 5.47 ERA and 6.2 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .233 to opposing hitters.
  • Yang will try to record his second matchup of five or more innings pitched this season. He averages 4.1 innings per appearance.
  • The Rangers have been the moneyline underdog in six of Yang’s starts this season, and they went 1-5 in those games.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 30, 2021 at 2:10 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Mariners Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 26-27
Home 15-12
Road 11-15
vs LHP (Starters) 6-8
vs RHP (Starters) 20-19
Day Games 6-3
Night Games 20-24

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Mariners Probable Pitcher – Yusei Kikuchi

  • The Mariners will send Kikuchi (2-3) to the mound for his 10th start this season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Tuesday, when he threw six innings against the Athletics, giving up one earned run while allowing four hits.
  • Among qualified pitchers in the majors this season, the 29-year-old falls outside the MLB leaders in strikeouts and ERA.
  • Kikuchi will look to finish five or more innings for the sixth start in a row.
  • His team is 1-3 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline favorite.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 30, 2021 at 2:10 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rangers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 22-32
Home 13-13
Road 9-19
vs LHP (Starters) 12-7
vs RHP (Starters) 10-25
Day Games 6-3
Night Games 16-29

Mariners Hitting Stats

  • The Mariners rank 15th in MLB action with 59 total home runs.
  • The Mariners are 14-6 this season in games when they hit two or more homers.
  • Seattle has hit nine home runs during the last 10 games.
  • Haniger leads Seattle in home runs with 14 and runs batted in with 35.
  • Ty France is batting .245 with an OBP of .343 and a slugging percentage of .371 this season.

Rangers Hitting Stats

  • The Rangers have hit 62 homers this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 18 games this season and are 14-4 in those matchups.
  • Over the last 10 games, Texas has hit eight home runs.
  • The Rangers are batting .210 with four homers and 17 runs scored during their five-game losing streak.
  • Nate Lowe is hitting .251 with seven doubles, eight home runs and 31 walks.
  • Garcia has hit 16 home runs with 41 runs batted in while hitting .292. Those stats are all team-highs.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Mariners (-167)

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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