Seattle Mariners at Toronto Blue Jays Betting Preview – Apr 8, 2024

The Seattle Mariners are on the road at the Toronto Blue Jays in Major League Baseball action on Monday. Seattle is 4-6 on the season, and third in the American League West Division. The Mariners are coming off a road loss at the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.

For the Toronto Blue Jays, they are also 4-6 on the season. Toronto has dropped back to back games to the New York Yankees. The Blue Jays blanked New York in the first game, and then allowed 17 over the next two.

The Toronto Blue Jays are -120 over the Seattle Mariners on Monday.

Struggling Seattle

The Mariners have dropped four out of their last five games. After allowing 13 runs over their final two games against Cleveland, the Brewers averaged 7 per game in the three game series. In the loss on Sunday, Seattle saw William Contreras blast two home runs in the game.

The Mariners are led by Mitch Haniger on the offensive side. Haniger is hitting .290 on the season. Dominic Canzone has hit two home runs for Seattle, and drove in 5, but has just a .174 batting average. Seattle as a team is 22nd in all of Major League Baseball, with a batting average of .211.

Luis Castillo is going to get the start for the Seattle Mariners. Castillo is 0-2 on the season, and has a 6.75 earned run average. The 31 year old right hander is coming off a start against Cleveland where he allowed 10 hits and 4 runs in the loss.

Finally at Home for Toronto

For the Toronto Blue Jays, it will be Jose Berrios. Berrios has made two starts this season, and thrown a total of 12 innings. Berrios has allowed just 3 runs during that time. The right hander has struck out 8 and walked 4 so far.

This is actually the first game of the season for the Toronto Blue Jays. They started the season with 10 straight road games. Toronto has gotten off to a slow start on the offensive side, with 33 runs in 10 games, and a team batting average of .198.

In the win over the Yankees on Friday, Ernie Clement hit a solo home run to give the Blue Jays the lead, and one they would keep the rest of the way. The Blue Jays have seen Justin Turner hit .286 to start the season, while George Springer has hit two home runs on the season. The Blue Jays will host the Rockies and Yankees after this series.

Blue Jays Win at Home

The Toronto Blue Jays are going to be happy to be back at home. Look for the BLue Jays bats to get going a little bit in this game. Castillo is very good, but has been hit around a little this season. Look for the game to go OVER the 8.5 runs, and Toronto wins this game. Our final score prediction for this game is the Blue Jays 8-4 over the Mariners. Enjoy the game and best of luck!

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