Mariners Face AL-Leading New York
The Seattle Mariners continue a seven-game road trip with the first of three against the New York Yankees on Monday night.
The Mariners are 55-48 overall and 52-51 against the spread (ATS) coming into this contest against the New York Yankees, who trail the Los Angeles Dodgers by percentage points for the best record in baseball at 69-34 (50-53 ATS).
Both teams are coming off losses, with the Mariners covering the spread as underdogs, falling to the Houston Astros 3-2. The Yankees failed to cover the spread as heavy favorites, losing outright to the Kansas City Royals 8-6.
Mariners Making Postseason Push
Marco Gonzales takes the mound for the Seattle Mariners with a 6-10 record and a 3.66 ERA in 20 starts.
On the road, the Mariners are 4-5 when Gonzales starts, giving him an impressive +13.37% Moneyline return on investment (ML ROI). As an underdog, he’s 4-9 in 16 starts, with the Mariners losing 10 of those contests.
Offensively, the Mariners will have to rally behind Eugenio Suarez with Julio Rodriguez on IL and Tyler France questionable. Suarez and France are tied with a team-leading 52 RBIs each.
The Mariners are averaging 4.04 runs and have a batting average of .235 along with a .317 on-base percentage (OBP) with a .386 slugging percentage (SLG).
Yankees Flexing Muscles
Domingo German (0-1, 8.22 ERA) starts for the New York Yankees, who are 0-2 in his two starts this season. Dating back to last year, the Yankees have lost four of German’s six starts, something to keep in mind when looking at MLB odds.
Aaron Judge has been absolutely on fire, igniting an offense that leads the league in runs scored per contest with 5.35. Judge has 42 home runs to lead all of baseball. Judge also leads the Yankees in batting average, hits and RBIs, while his .383 OBP is right behind DJ LeMahieu (.389).
When Judge and this Yankees team are clicking on offense, they are all but unstoppable and a popular MLB pick.
Mariners vs Yankees Head-to-Head
This is the first time this season the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees will square off.
The Yankees, who are favorites (-175), took the season series last season 4-2 as heavy favorites in all six matchups but were 1- 5 ATS.
The under was 5-1 in those six contests.
Mariners vs Yankees Game Information
- Game: Mariners (55-48) vs Yankees (69-34)
- Location: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY
- Day/Time: Monday, Aug 1, 7:05 p.m. ET
- Mariners vs Yankees Live stream: MLB.tv
Mariners vs Yankees MLB Betting Lines
M. Gonzales -L
|New York Yankees
D. German -R
Mariners vs Yankees Prediction
Both of these starting pitchers are below average, but there’s nothing below average about this New York Yankees offense, and it shows in the MLB lines.
Marco Gonzales is averaging 1.35 home runs allowed per nine innings (HR/9), and is going up against Judge and this Yankees offense with a ridiculous .199 ISO and league-leading 177 home runs.
In terms of home runs, Yankee Stadium is one of the most hitter-friendly parks in baseball.
On the other side, Domingo German has a 1.83 WHIP and hasn’t seen the fifth inning this year.
While the Mariners might not have the hitting power of the Yankees, they’re still slightly above average in ISO, and German has a 3.52 HR/9.
With the wind blowing outward at Yankee Stadium, this game is going to be a slugfest. If you are looking to bet online, head to the BetUs Sportsbook to place a wager on the over.