Toronto Blue Jays vs. Seattle Mariners 8/2 Predictions and Previews




Toronto Blue Jays vs. Seattle Mariners 8/2 Predictions and Previews

Seattle Mariners (48-56) vs Toronto Blue Jays (62-43)

Date : 08/02/2018
Time : 10:10PM
Location : Safeco Field

Pick, Prediction, & Preview:

Seattle Mariners vs Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays take on the Seattle Mariners in a four-game non-divisional series at Safeco Field starting on Tuesday night. The Mariners come to town on a one-game win streak and in second place in the AL West behind the Houston Astros. The Toronto Blue Jays, also on a one-game win streak, are looking to climb above .500 and remain competitive in the tough AL East. These two teams meet for the second and final time this season.

Seattle Mariners's Latest Performance :

The Seattle Mariners are for real and looking to make moves. They currently sit four games back behind a solid Houston Astros team who have slipped a bit this past week losing four in a row. Seattle has failed to capitalize though going 4-6 in their last ten.

It looks like James Paxton (8-4, 3.70 ERA) will finally come off the 10-day DL this week which will help the Mariners greatly in the pitching department.

Toronto Blue Jays's Latest Performance :

The Blue Jays have been chasing the Tampa Bay Rays most of the season for that third spot. Having gone 5-5 in their last hasn’t helped their record and their hopes of even a wildcard are quickly fading if not gone altogether. They are trading everyone with any trade value including Seung-Hwon Oh and J.A. Happ. Next up are Tyler Clippard and Curtis Granderson along with the suspended closer Roberto Osuna who is due back on August 5th following a 75-game domestic violence suspension.

How Seattle Mariners & Toronto Blue Jays Matchup.

Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:

Mariners are 53-52 ATS overall

Mariners are 27-26 ATS at home and 26-26 ATS away

Blue Jays are 48-56 ATS overall

Blue Jays are 24-31 ATS at home and 24- 25 ATS away

In-Depth Analysis of each team:

The Seattle Mariners are up there with some of the better teams in MLB. They play some tough teams in the AL West and are knocking on the door for first place. The Blue Jays are in a division with a couple of the best in baseball, but that doesn’t mean they have to be well below .500. Seattle should be able to bring some strong pitching to the table and let the bats fly on offense. The Blue Jays shouldn’t be able to keep up in this series.

Betting trends for Seattle Mariners:

  • Blue Jays are 24-25 as away team

  • Blue Jays are 32-30 in non-division games

  • Blue Jays are 29-27 after a loss

Betting trends for Toronto Blue Jays:

  • Mariners are 27-26 as home team

  • Mariners are 31-35 in non-division games

  • Mariners are 29-32 after a win

Bryan Lord

A prolific television producer/writer and general sports enthusiast, Bryan has produced and written for several TV shows over the years. He attended the University of Missouri and has been involved in competitive sports his entire life.