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Mariners vs. Royals prediction, odds, choice

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The Sailors make the journey to Kansas City to face the Royals! These two teams were two of the best teams in the AL and are in the playoff race in a loaded league. Seattle won the previous series this year in early May 2-1 at home. Our MLB Odds series has our Mariners-Royals prediction, odds and picks for Friday.

Mariners-Royals projected starters

Bryce Molenaar vs Daniel Lynch IV

Bryce Molenaar (5-5) with an ERA of 3.18 and a WHIP of 0.96

Last start: Threw six innings and gave up zero runs and three hits with one walk and nine strikeouts in a Mariners win.

2024 Road Splits: (1-3) ERA of 4.76

Daniel Lynch IV (0-0) with an ERA of 1.50 and a WHIP of 0.75

Last start: Threw five innings and gave up three runs on five hits with zero walks and two strikeouts in a Royals loss.

2024 Home Splits: (0-0) ERA of 0.00

Here are the MLB odds, courtesy of FanDuel.

MLB Odds: Mariners-Royals Odds

Seattle Mariners: -1.5 (+125)

Moneyline: -134

Kansas City Royals: +1.5 (-150)

Moneyline: +114

Top: 8.5 (-122)

Bottom: 8.5 (+100)

How to watch Mariners vs. Royals can watch

Time: 8:10 PM ET

TV: ROOT Sports

Stream: fuboTV (click for free trial)

Why the Mariners will cover the spread/earnings

The Mariners have been red hot lately and have a 35-28 record. They recently lost a game to break their four-game winning streak beforehand. The Mariners have struggled behind the plate this season, but their pitching staff is one of the top 10 in the MLB. Julio Rodriguez, Cal Raleigh, Mitch Haniger, Jorge Polanco, Ty France and Mitch Garver are standouts on offense despite their struggle. Luis Castillo, Logan Gilbert and Bryce Miller have all achieved different levels of goodness Awesome for the Mariners in terms of pitching and have carried the team when needed.

The Mariners start Bryce Miller as pitcher where he has a record of 5-5, an ERA of 3.18 and a WHIP of 0.96. Through 70.2 innings, he has allowed 27 runs on 49 hits with 19 walks and 71 strikeouts. In his 12 starts this season, the Mariners are undefeated at 7-5. He also currently has a K/BB ratio of 3.7. Miller did very well in his second year in the MLB with the Mariners. He’ll have a tough matchup against the Royals and their offense, which has been red hot as of late.

The Mariners have talent on offense, But she have struggled to find any consistency. They rank 29th in batting average at .222 after finishing at .242 last season. Julio Rodriguez, Cal Raleigh and Ty France lead the Mariners in most hitting categories. Rodriguez leads in batting average at .270 and total hits at 67. Raleigh then leads in home runs at 11 and in RBI at 33. Ty France then leads in OBP at .320. This matchup against Lynch is a mystery because Lynch has barely played this season, but he is part of a great pitching staff.

Why the Royals will cover the spread/profit

The Royals have played well to start the year with a 37-26 record and have struggled lately, losing four of their last five games. Their pitching has been a top-10 unit, while their hitting has also been top-10. Seth Lugo has created a powerful pitching combination with Brady Singer, Alec Marsh and Cole Ragans. Their bats have been red hot lately. Salvador Perez and Bobby Witt Jr. were the main standouts for the Royals behind the plate, but Maikel Garcia and Vinnie Pasquantino have also played well. The Royals have been one of the bigger surprises this season and are not slowing down.

The Royals start Daniel Lynch IV on the mound. He has a record of 0-0, an ERA of 1.50 and a WHIP of 0.75 for the year to date. Through twelve innings, he has allowed three runs on seven hits, with two walks and eight strikeouts. He has played in three games so far this season and the Royals are 1-2 in those games. Lynch played well a limited one capacity this season and will get a favorable matchup against an offense that has struggled just as much as the Mariners.

The Royals offense was red hot after a slow start. They are seventh in team batting average at .253, after finishing the same last season. Their offensive output was led by Salvador Perez and Bobby Witt Jr. in almost every hitting category. Witt Jr. leads in batting average at .317, in home runs at 11, in RBI at 46, and in total hits at 80. Perez then leads in OBP at .379. The Royals have played great offense this season, but they will have a tough matchup against Bryce Miller pitching for Seattle.

Latest Mariners-Royals prediction and picks

The Royals need to bounce back from a recent spiral. Lynch IV has been solid in a limited role so far, while Miller has been great for the Mariners. The Royals have the offense, while the Mariners do not. The Royals should cover and possibly win thanks to the solid play of Lynch, their offense and the home game.

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Mariners-Royals finals prediction and picks: Royals +1.5 (-150)