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Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees Picks, Predictions, Odds

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees Betting Analysis

The Yankees host Mariners at Yankee Stadium for Game second of a three-game series on Tuesday, August 2, 2022.

The Mariners are placed second in the American League West with a record of 55-49 overall and 28-26 on the road, which trails the division leading Houston Astros by 12 games. The Yankees currently lead the American League East with a record of 70-34 overall and 41-13 at home.

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees Betting Prediction

The Yankees enter this matchup first in the AL East standings, 12 games ahead of the second place Toronto Blue Jays. New York took game one of this series on Monday night and have won six of their last 10 games. The offense has arguably been the best in the league this season and are first in runs scored (558), second in on base percentage (.331), and first in slugging percentage (.447). Center fielder Aaron Judge has been a big part of the offense's success with a batting average of .297, 42 home runs, and 91 RBIs. New York’s bullpen has been great as well with a team ERA of 3.18 (3rd). The right-hander Jameson Taillon (10-2, 3.72 ERA) is scheduled to take the mound Tuesday.  

Seattle is currently second in the AL West standings, 12 games behind the Houston Astros for first place. The Mariners lost three of four in their most recent series with the Astros and have lost six of their last 10 games, including game one of this series Monday night. Seattle finds themselves in the third AL wild card spot; however, with plenty of baseball left to play the Mariners will need to get things back on track if they hope to see the postseason. The offense will need to be a bit better as they average 4.01 runs per game (23rd) while the bullpen has been great with a team ERA of 3.68 (7th).  Right-handed pitcher Logan Gilbert (10-4, 2.78 ERA) is expected to start for the Mariners on Tuesday.  

I would like to back Seattle here with Gilbert taking the mound, but the Mariners offense does not have enough fire power, especially against one of the best bullpens in the league. Expect a solid five to seven inning outing from Gilbert but for the Yankees to take control once the relief pitchers start to come in for the Mariners. Not a whole lot of value in backing New York moneyline so will be backing the Yankees runline in this matchup.  

Score Prediction: Yankees 4, Mariners 2
Best Bet: Yankees -1.5 (+120)

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Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees Betting Odds

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees Betting Resources

  • Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2022
  • Matchup: AL West vs. AL East
  • Venue: Yankee Stadium
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Time-TV: 7:05 p.m. ET – MLB Network

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees – Current Form

The Mariners won against the Rangers last Wednesday 3-0, only to lose to the Astros last Sunday. The Mariners were the weakest on Friday, managing only one run in game two of a four-contest series against the Astros.

The Mariners were the weakest on Friday, when the Houston Astros scored 11 runs in game two of a four-contest series against the Astros. The Yankees lost 2-0 against the Mets last Wednesday, but then went 0-2 to the Royals in their next game on Sunday. New York didn’t allow the Royals any runs on Thursday in the first of four contests. The second of four matches on Friday marked an 11-run effort by New York against the Kansas City Royals, which was their best performance this week.

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees – Pitching Matchup

Seattle: Logan Gilbert (10-4, 2.78 ERA)

The Mariners’ right-hander Logan Gilbert owns a 10-4 record and 2.78 ERA in his 21th start of the season. Gilbert also posted a 1.15 WHIP, while striking out 118 and walking 32 batters in 123 innings this season. The 25-year-old right-hander didn’t factor in the decision in his last start, when the Mariners lost to the Houston Astros on July 28, 2022 on the road. Gilbert tossed six innings in the 4-2 defeat by the Houston Astros, while giving up two runs on five hits with six strikeouts and two walks. Pitching on the road this season, Gilbert is 6-1 with a 2.47 ERA, a 1.18 WHIP, 23 walks and 64 strikeouts over 69.1 innings in 12 starts.

New York: Jameson Taillon (9-2, 3.72 ERA)

New York ace Jameson Taillon toes the rubber for his 20th start of the season as he looks to improve on a 9-2 mark and 3.72 ERA. The right-hander has put together a 1.16 WHIP to go along with 92 strikeouts and 17 walks in 109 innings of work. In Jameson Taillon’s last start, the Yankees were no match for the Kansas City Royals, losing 1-0 on July 28, 2022. The 30-year-old earned no decision in this game, having tossed six innings while striking out eight and issuing two walks. In 11 home starts this season, Taillon has compiled a 5-1 record in 62.2 innings, while striking out 58, walking eight batters, and putting together a 3.16 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP.

Seattle Mariners vs. New York Yankees – Series History

New York had a very solid 2021 season in its head-to-head encounters, going 5-2 overall. In one game this season, New York has won one of the meetings.

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